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USAE Prize Winners

U2200 Section: 1st – Michael Yen 2nd – Vinko Rutar 3rd – Andy Chen 4th – Sam Sloan 5th – Alan Gu Top Under 13 – David Zhurbinsky Top Under 16 – Ryan Feng Top Senior – Timothy Hall U2000 – Taran Idnani U1900 – Stanley Liu U1800 – Eddy Tian   U1800 Section: 1st – Yassamin Ehsani 2nd – Ankit Raparthi 3rd – Dilsher Maini 4thRead More

WU and Burke are NJ Denker and Barber representatives

The Denker and Barber representatives for New Jersey will be, respectively, Christopher Wu for the Denker and John Michael Burke for the Barber. The NJSCF gives a stipend to help defray their expenses.   Both won it outright. The junior championship was quite strong with six of the eight players rated asRead More

Michael Yen won the US Amateur East

Michael Yen, who just turned 15 the week before the tournament, won the US Amateur East going away, with a 5.5/6 score. The teen secured the win by defeating 70 year old Sam Sloan, who opened with 1.g4 in the last round. Michael is a 9th grader at Churchill Junior HighRead More