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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

2014 U.S. Junior Closed Chess Championship from June 19-29

Hello chess blog friends, it's the St Louis Chess Club in the news again. June 19-29 are the dates for the U.S. Junior Closed Chess Championships 2014. 

For the fifth consecutive year, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis will host the Junior Closed Championship, the premier, invitation-only tournament in the country for the nation's top rising stars.

This event showcases the top students in the country and serves as the perfect example for two of our important goals: Promoting chess at the scholastic level and supporting chess at the top level by providing a professional environment for the country's top tournaments.

Meet the Players (USCF Ratings from May supplement):
GM Kayden Troff (2573)
IM Sam Sevian (2545)
IM Aleksandr Ostrovskiy (2521)
IM Luke Harmon-Vellotti (2515)
IM Jeffrey Xiong (2513)
FM Michael Bodek (2486)
FM Arthur Shen (2458)
NM Joshua Colas (2426)
FM Justus Williams (2366)
NM Matt Larson (2215)

Find the complete schedule and other details at the official website

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