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|Five Golds for the US Team in Argentina!|
|August 21, 2009|
The American team brought home eight medals at the Pan-American Youth Championships (Mar Del Plata, Argentina, August 15-22), including five golds by Tanuj Vasudeva (perfect score!!) in the Under 8, Daniel Rozovsky in the Under 14, Victor Shen in the Under 16, Annie Wang in the Girls Under 8 and Simone Liao in the Girls Under 10. USA scored more golds than any other delegation. |
See one of Tanuj's victories in round six, over a Brazilian representative and read more about his chess adventures on his blog.
Two nice Sicilian wins by the Shen brothers:
Arthur Shen in the Under 12 and Andrew Shvartsman in the Under 16 took home silver medals, while Tommy He got a bronze in the Under 10. Full team results below.
American Team Final Standings
Sub.8 Abs. TANUJ VASUDEVA- 9, Gold!
Sub.10 Abs TOMMY HE- 6.5- Bronze!
Sub.10 Abs. SHYAM GANDHI- 4.5
Sub.10 Abs. STAN LIAO- 4
Sub.12 Abs. JAROD PAMATMAT- 6.5
Sub.12 Abs. JORDAN PAMATMAT- 5.5
Sub.12 Abs. ARTHUR SHEN- 7- Silver!
Sub.12 Abs. MICHAEL BROWN- 5
Sub.12 Abs. SAMUEL WARANCH- 4
Sub.14 Abs. DANIEL ROZOVSKY- 7.5- Gold!
Sub.14 Abs. JUSTIN KARP-4
Sub.14 Abs. MILES HINSON- 5
Sub.16 Abs. VINCENT HUANG-4.5
Sub.16 Abs. ANDREW SHVARTSMAN- 6.5- Silver!
Sub.16 Abs. ADARSH JAYAKUMAR-6.5
Sub. 16 Abs. VICTOR SHEN- 7.5- Gold!
Sub.18 Abs. ALISA MELEKHINA –6
Sub. 8 Fem. ANNIE WANG-7.5- Gold!
Sub.10 Fem. MARYIA ORESHKO-5
Sub. 10 Fem SIMONE LIAO-7.5- Gold!
Sub.14 Fem ANNA MATLIN-5
Sub.18 Fem KARSTEN MCVAY-4
Sub.18 Fem Courtney Jamison- 5