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2019 Tokyo, Japan

4th Youth WOC 2019, tOKYO, jAPAN

The fourth Youth World Championship was held in Tokyo, October 2019. 
The 43th WOC was planned to be held in Hong Kong. 24 youth players was registered. Circumstances, however, forced the WOC to move to Tokyo. However, 17 participants is good, given the circumstances. Again it was no Youth semifinals, because Akihiro Takahashi won the WOC 2019.

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Four youths playing                                                                                Othello is a family bussines! De Graaf-Blijleven, Netherlands       The throphy cermony

W.C. Akihiro Takahashi, Japan
RU Kenta Yakushij, Japan
 Third Shachar Laufer   Israel
4 Mickey Shifman, Israel
5 Yuki Namazu, USA
6 Wendy De Graaf-Blijleven, the Netherlands
7 Erdenesuvd Batzorig, Mongolia
8 Erdenemunkh Manlai, Mongolia
9 Bertram Palmer, Denmark
10 Narantuya Erdenebat, Mongolia
11 Eui Chan Noh, Korea
12 Zi Xiao Wang, China
13 Mark Plowman, Great Britain
14 Alberte Josefine Nielsen, Denmark
15 Misa Namazu, USA
16 Shani Shifman, Israel
17 Tuva Juhnestam, Sweden
25 national teams, 88 players, and 20 youth players!