Perfection in Montreal
August 19, 2010
Montreallead.jpgIn the North American Youth Championship (August 16-19, Montreal), four US players reached a perfect score:  Aravind Kumar in the Overall Under 8, Samritha Palakollu in the Girls Under 10, Anna Matlin in the Girls Under 16 and Dai Yang in the Girls Under 18. Also winning their sections were Akshita Gorti in the Girls Under 8, Jeffrey Xiong in the Under 10, Rachel Gologorsky in the Girls Under 12, Eve Zhurbinsky in the Girls Under 15. Victor Shen tied for 1st-2nd in the Under 18.









See complete results of the US representatives below, full crosstables and results here, and also check out games and a photo gallery on Monroi.com.  The tournament was presented by the Chess n' Math Association.

Under 8

Praveen Balakrishnan- 4.5
Grant Giovannetti-4.0
Aravind Kumar- 7/7 
Marcus Miyasaka-5.5
David Zhurbinsky-4.5

Under 8 Girls

Akshita Gorti-6
Grace Sowa-1

Under 10

Daniel Kubrynski-3
Albert Lu-5
Daniel Matlin-2. 5
Michael Matlin-2.5
Matthew Miyasaka-4
Kadhir Pillai-6
Zachary Chen Tanenbaum-5
Jeffrey Xiong-6.5
Frederick Zhao -4

Under 10 Girls

Runjie (Jennifer) Liu-2.5
Samritha Palakollu-7
Shayna Provine-4

Under 12

Justus Williams-5.5
Jacob Berman-4
Michael Chen-5
Peter Chen-5
Joshua Colas-4
Simon Kubrynski-3
Matthew Lim-4
Michael Lim-4
Edward Song-4
 
Under 12 Girls

Kimberly Ding-5
Rachel Gita Gologorsky-6
Jennifer Lu-5
Apurva Virkud-3.5 

Under 14

Andrew Ding-5.0- 

Brian Li-4
Jay Regam-3
Arthur Shen -4.5

Under 14 Girls

Jessica Regam-4
Eve Zhurbinskiy-5.5

Under 16

Michael Chiang-3.5
Alex Fikiet-3.5
Stuary Finney-5
William Fisher-4.5
Miles Gamble Hinson-3.5
Andrew Ng-4

Under 16 Girls

Fiona Lam-5
Anna Matlin-7
Darrian Robinson-5.5

Under 18

Victor Shen-6

Under 18 Girls

Yang Dai-6/6
Dianna Hu-2.5/6