Russian woman Goryachkina won World Chess Championship U-20

In Istanbul, Turkey, ended in world chess championship among athletes under 20 years of age. Russian woman Alexander Goryachkina became a world champion.

In the final round she defeated Colombian chess player Rueda Rodriguez. Since the final result of 10.5 points Goryachkina secured first place in the tournament. The second was the Zhansaya Abdumalik of Kazakhstan, behind the winner by one point. Russia's Alina Kashlinskaya scored 9 points and thanks to the best additional indicators came in third place, ahead of Mithras Hedzhazipur (Iran).

Goryachkina September 28 will mark 15 years of age.

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