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Recent Tournaments

(all recent tournaments)
SuperNationals VI

SuperNationals VI
Result

2017 Phillip Taylor GA State Championship

2017 Phillip Taylor GA State Championship
Games

2017 CCCSA GM/IM Norm Invitational

2017 CCCSA GM/IM Norm Invitational
Result

2017 NC Scholastic Chess Championship

2017 NC Scholastic Chess Championship
Result



Recent Games

(all recent games)
He, Daniel (2258) vs
Tang, Andrew (2571) at
SuperNationals VI
He, Anthony Bi (2313) vs
Tang, Andrew (2571) at
SuperNationals VI
Stevens, Matthew (2206) vs
Checa, Nicolas (2528) at
SuperNationals VI
Yan, Zachary (1663) vs
Niemann, Hans (2412) at
SuperNationals VI
DEEPAK AARON (2453) vs
ALONSO ZAPATA (2510) at
2017 Georgia State Championship
Evelyn Wray (101) vs
Claire Skinner (215) at
2017 NC Scholastic Chess Championship
9.. Qxf2# or 10.. Qxh2# would be checkmate

Player Profiles

(all players in headline)
Name: AARON S BALLEISEN Current Rating: 2286
Location: NC, USA
School: RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL Grade: 12
Headline: 2017 NC Blitz Champion
Name: JARED ALEX CORPENING-ZENZ Current Rating: 1279
Location: NC, USA
School: ASHEVILLE HOMESCHOOL Grade: 7
Headline: 2017 NC K-8 U1300 Co-Champion
Name: JUDSON ROEDERER Current Rating: 827
Location: NC, USA
School: DURHAM ACADEMY Grade: 1
Headline: 2017 NC K-1 State Champion
Name: XAVIER DESOUZA Current Rating: 1240
Location: NC, USA
School: CARY ACADEMY Grade: 8
Headline: 2017 NC K-8 U1300 Co-Champion
Name: ALEX CHEN Current Rating: 2027
Location: NC, USA
School: DAVIS DRIVE MIDDLE Grade: 7
Headline: 2017 NC K-8 Champion
Name: EMMANUEL CARTER Current Rating: 2254
Location: NC, USA
School: GREEN HOPE HIGH Grade: 11
Headline: 2017 NC K-12 Champion
Name: ROBERT LIU Current Rating: 1492
Location: NC, USA
School: DAVIS DRIVE ELEMENTARY Grade: 5
Headline: 2017 NC K-5 Co-Champion
Name: YOGYA KONERU Current Rating: 1439
Location: NC, USA
School: DAVIS DRIVE ELEMENTARY Grade: 5
Headline: 2017 NC K-5 Co-Champion
Name: LORENZO BATTIGELLI Current Rating: 1732
Location: NC, USA
School: ATKINS ACADEMIC AND TECHNOLOGY HIGH SCHOOL Grade: 12
Headline: 2017 NC K-12 U1600 Champion
Name: ARJUN RAWAL Current Rating: 1258
Location: NC, USA
School: METROLINA REGIONAL SCHOLARS ACADEMY Grade: 3
Headline: 2017 NC K-3 State Champion
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Kids, Education and Chess News

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CBS News: Chess instills new dreams in kids from rural Mississippi county
 Grade-school chess teams from Franklin County, Mississippi, blow past stereotypes about who can play chess and win national recognition.
NC lawmakers humbled and inspired by young chess players
 More than 20 young chess players took over part of the Legislative Building in Raleigh to bring public awareness of the educational benefits of youth chess programs. Along the way, every lawmaker was invited to participate in chess matches against the students that taught the adults some lessons about humility.
Vassily Ivanchuk is new World Champion in Rapid Chess
 The World Rapid Championships in Doha, Qatar, had a dramatic finish. Before the last round five players shared the lead with 10.0/14. Source: Chess Base
Rapport vs Wei Yi: Spectacular Match In China
 On Friday, GM Richard Rapport won a friendly match against GM Wei Yi. The match, held in China, provided exactly the entertainment you would expect from these two young and fighting players. Source: Chess.com
Wesley So, double winner in London
 Winning the Grand Chess Tour is a great achievement for Wesley So. On Sunday he also secured first place in London - so he won 295.000 $ in total. Source : Chess Base.
Russian Senator Wants to Make Chess Mandatory in All High Schools
 A Russian senator is asking the Education and Science Ministry to make chess a mandatory subject in high schools across the country, according to the newspaper Rossiiskaya Gazeta. Source : The Moscow Times
Is Magnus Carlsen A Chess Artist?
 Magnus Carlsen became known to the world as a chess artist... I dubbed him the Mozart of chess in the Washington Post and soon the moniker spread around the globe. Source : The Huffington Post
4 Ways the London Classic Will Differ from the Sinquefield Cup
 While my Sinquefield Cup preview ... describes the achievements and chances of many of the London Classic competitors, there have been a few notable changes since then... Source : US Chess
8 lessons we teach kids, and ourselves, through the game of chess
 From the opening move it was going to be an epic weekend. My 5-year-old son and I home alone. Usually a recipe for adventure, and a few moments of concern. Our tradition is turning the lower level of our house into a G-rated man-cave. By the time mom returns home on Monday everything should be back in place. Hopefully.
New 'Queen of Katwe' Trailer
 The upcoming drama Queen of Katwe has the potential to inspire some serious tears, at least from the looks of the first trailer Disney released in May. The inspirational tale follows the real-life journey of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan girl who beat incredible odds on her way to becoming a world chess champion.
Jacksonville, NC: Chess more than a game for Onslow students participating in tournament
 The silence has been noticeable this week at Jacksonville Commons Elementary School as students have concentrated on a test of strategy. Their focus: the chess board. Kevin Lin, a member of the Jacksonville Commons Middle School team, said it’s the strategy of the game that he likes most.