Martijn’s lead declines and rises
With the juniors Martijn van IJzendoorn after 7 rounds still is 1 point ahead of Uladzislau Valjuk (Belarus). In the third round Martijn won from Uladzislau. Yesterday Martijn had to allow a draw against Sukhbat Tsogtbaatar (Mongolia), whom is now third by two points. Today we have Valjuk against Tsogtbaatar and Van IJzendoorn against Dmitrijs Brovkins, also on two points.
Meanwhile, Valjuk – Tsogtbaatar drew and Van IJzendoorn will win. A comfortable lead of two points with the entrance to the final round.
Yulia Yurkova (Russia) and Leticija Dubickaite (Lithuania) both profited of the draw between Angelina Popova (Russia) and Vera Khvashchynskaya (Belarus). Yurkova is ahead of Khvashchynskaya and Dubickaite by one point after seven rounds. Today we have Yurkova facing off against Dubickaite.
Draw, both don’t persist in the big endgame. Kvashchynskaya beats Odgerel Molomjamts (Mongolia) and gets into a shared place with Yurkova.