site.btaKrasteva, Petkov Remain Unbeaten at U20 World Chess Championship
Bulgarian chess player Beloslava Krasteva and Momchil Petkov scored new wins at the U20 World Chess Championship in Mexico City on Thursday.
Krasteva won her seventh-round game against Armenian Miriam Mkrtchyan with the whites. She remains without a loss in the tournament so far. Krasteva is second in the standings with five wins and two draws, 0.5 point from the leader Carissa Yip (USA) – the two will meet in the eighth round.
Petkov is also unbeaten after his first seven games. He is 17th in the standings with three wins and four draws, 1 point behind the leader Marc’Andria Maurizzi.
The World Championship lasts until October 1. The winners will be decided after 11 rounds played according to the Swiss system.