ISF World Schools Championship Online Chess 2020 was an online event, held on the virtual competition platform Premium Chess. The championship took place throughout October 2020. Young players from all over the World displayed a high level performance in both age categories, U14 and U17.
The last stage of the event, the finals for the U17 (2003-2004-2005), took place over the weekend, on 24-25 October 2020.
Young players from Armenia (boys) and Georgia (girls) won the championship. Albert Gevorgyan (Armenia) took first in the boys category, and Ekaterine Pipia (Georgia) won the gold in the girl category. Both players were awarded with the right to participate in the ISF Gymnasiade Jinjiang 2020 (which will be held in China on 16th to 23rd October 2021).
Top 3 boys U17 category:
Albert Gevorgyan (Armenia)
Isik Can (Turkey)
Arad Nazari Eramsadati (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Top 3 girls U17 category:
Ekaterine Pipia (Georgia)
Anahita Zahedifar (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Nia Donghvani (Georgia)
The finals were broadcasted to 1 Play Sports social media channels and moderated by the Soumya Swaminathan, former FIDE World Junior Girls champion.
Full results and archive of the live stream: