Azerbaijani chess player Khagan Ahmad retained his place in the second place in the World Championship among children from 8 to 12 years old in Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt).
According to İdman.biz, he met Duy Dau, the leader of the tournament table among participants under 12 years old, in the VIII round.
The game played by the national member against the Chinese with black pieces ended in a draw. As a result, the competitors remained in their places - Dau retained the first place with 7 points, and Khagan is second, 1 point behind him.
In the same category, Pasham Alizade lost to Canadian Aaron Mendes in the U-12 category. Alizade has 5 points and is in 10th place.