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Friday, June 17, 2011

US Junior Chess Championship 2011 begins in Saint Louis

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Hi everyone,

The US Junior Chess Championship has begin in Saint Louis. There were four wins and one draw in the first round among the top young players under-21 in the US.

NM Gregory Young (2384) beat NM Raven Sturt (2375); FM John Bryant (2486) won against FM Victor Shen (2435); NM Jialin Ding (2233) lost to FM Warren Harper (2412) and FM Alec Getz (2398) won against NM Kayden Troff (2345) - the youngest in the field at 13.

You can access live commentary at this link. You can access the official website at this link. You can access some nice photos at this link.

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