Both Daniel Naroditsky and Illya Nyzhnyk won their final game to tie for 1st at the World Youth boy’s under 12 section in Turkey. However, Daniel has better tiebreaks and captured the Gold medal.

Sarah Chiang lost her final game while Anna Styazhkina won in the final round. Therefore, Sarah got the Silver medal in the World Youth girl’s under 10 section.

Congratulations to Daniel and Sarah!

Other notable U.S. results:

– Alisa Melekhina scored 7.5 points to finish in a tie for 7th place in the girl’s under 16 section.
– Yang Dai scored 7.5 points to also finish in a tie for 7th place in the girl’s under 14 section.
– FM Ray Robson scored 8 points to finish in a tie for 6th in the boy’s under 14 section.
– Brian Luo scored 8 points to also finish in a tie for 6th in the boy’s under 10 section.
– Simone Liao scored 8 points to finish in a tie for 4th in the girl’s under 8 section.
– Jonathan Chiang scored 8 points to finish in clear 6th place in the boy’s under 8 section.

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