ISF World Schools Championship Online Chess 2020 is an online event, held on the virtual competition platform Premium Chess. The championship is taking place from 3-25 October 2020.
The first finals, for the U14 category (2006-2007), were held on Saturday and Sunday, 18-19 October 2020.
Young chess players from the Islamic Republic of Iran won the championship in both categories. Mohammad Javad Khorshidi Paji won among the U14 boys, while Sahar Masoumi Kajaz placed first in the U14 girls category. Both players were awarded with the right to participate in the ISF U15 World Schools Games in Belgrade, Serbia (26th June - 4th July 2021).
Top 3 boys U14 category:
Mohammad Javad Khorshidi Paji (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Read Samadov (Azerbaijan)
Simon Lamaze (France)
Top 3 girls U14 category:
Sahar Masoumi Kajaz (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Candela Belen Francisco Guecamburu (Argentina)
Munkhzul Davaakhuu (Mongolia)
The finals were broadcasted to 1 Play Sports social media channels and moderated by the Soumya Swaminathan, former FIDE World Junior Girls champion and World #24 player Vidit Gujrathi (noth from India).
The second round of the finals, for the U17 category (date of birth 2003-2004-2005), will take place on 24-25 October 2020. The live broadcast will begin at 14:00 UTC.
Full results and archive of the live stream:
FIDE press release: