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Monday, April 28, 2014

Li, Chor Top Seeds at 2014 ChessKid Online Chess Championship

Hello everyone,

Here is IM Danny Rensch's previe via US Chess Federation website on the upcoming 2014 ChessKid Online Chess Championship that is set to take place this June.

The field of 30 players is now set for the 2014 Online National Championship. Set to take place June 6th through 8th, with games played on's Live Server, the invitational tournament once again brings together the nation's best youth chess players.

Star players include 12-year-old Ruifeng Li, the highest rated player in the competition at 2367 and 9-year-old expert Kevin Chor (left). Atreya Vaidya is top seed in the 8 and under section and Derek Jin is the highest rated in the 6 years (!!) and under. 

Originally from Iran, Kiana Arab (2048) (photo below) heads the Girls 13 and Under Player's List. Kiana also posted a perfect score at the recent All-Girls Nationals on her way to taking down the 14 and Under section.

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