World Chess Champion – Girls Under 14
by John Bain
The World Youth Chess Championship
The Netherlands has a female World Chess Champion!
Eline Roebers from Amsterdam won the World Chess Championship Under 14 years old category for girls. The World Youth Championships were held online because of COVID-19.
The World Youth Chess Championship is a chess competition for girls and boys under the age of 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18.
Twelve world chess champions are crowned every year–six girls and six boys.
14-Year-Old Eline Roebers
The Dutch media paid a lot of attention to Eline’s recent success. The daily news for kids–JeugdJournaal–broadcasted a special segment about Eline’s World Championship title in the Dutch language.