GOTW: Ajith - Papneja, Ont.Jr, 2020

The 2020 Ontario Junior Chess Championship was held January 18-19, 2020 at the Sandman Signature Hotel in Mississauga. Despite the nearly 20cm of snow over the weekend, 119 players competed in the 5-round Swiss.

Arul Papneja scored 4 wins (+ a bye in round 3) to take clear first in the top section, and claim the title of 2020 Ontario Junior Champion.

His critical second-round game against second-place finisher Aayush Ajith is our Canadian Game of the Week.


Our Canadian Game of the Week is Aayush Ajith vs Arul Papneja from the second round of the 2020 Ontario Junior Championship:



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