Azerbaijani chess player Khagan Ahmad took second in the World Championship among 8-12 year old children held in Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt).
Idman.biz informs that the U-12 athlete defeated Canadian Aaron Mendes (Canada) in the VII round and eliminated him from this stage.
Ahmad Khagan has 6 points and is one win behind the leader Duy Dau(China).
Pasham Alizade, who defeated Nikolay Vasilkov, is in third place. He has 5.5 points.