Shreyas Royal achieved a well deserved Silver Medal in the U7 category of the 2016 European Schools Chess Championships (ESCC), held in Halkidiki, Greece. This was Shreyas’ first international tournament and despite starting with a ranked position of 16th, with no FIDE rating, he was unbeaten during the 9 rounds, and finished with a score of 7/9.
About the Championship
The Championship is organised in 12 different age categories: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15 and U17, Boys and Girls separately. The tournament was played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds, with the time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, plus 30 seconds increment per move starting from move one.
The ECF sends its congratulations to Shreyas on an excellent performance.
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