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.

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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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