Pan-American Chess Champs Begin in Peru
July 25, 2012
PanAMPoster.jpgThe Pan-American Championships have begun in Lima, Peru and the US delegation includes 30 players in Girls and Open sections. (i.e-Sarah Chiang, US Junior Open runner-up, is playing in the Under 16 Open.) The delegation also includes coaches Aviv Friedman, Armen Ambarcumjan and captain Michael Khodarkovsky.

Find more information on the official website and track results at Also find personal stories on Claudia Munoz's blog,

Under 8 Girls

Maggie Ni 
Aksithi Eswaran

Under 10 Girls

Chenyi Zhao
Emily Nguyen

Under 12 Girls

Ashritha Eswaran
Maggie Feng

Under 14 Girls

Evan Xiang
Kristen Sarna
Shaileja Jain

Claudia Munoz
Under 16 Girls
Jessica Regam
Ellen Xiang
Claudia Munoz

Under 8 Open

Tan Nguyen
Taran Idnani
Roshan Idnani

Under 10 Open

Trung Nguyen
Aravind Kumar
Shreyes Kaliyur

Under 12 Open

Jonathan Chiang
Anthony Nguyen
Kadhir Pillai

Under 14 Open

Michael Lim

Under 16 Open

Sarah Chiang
Arthur Shen
John Hughes
Rohith Kaliyur

Under 18 Open

William Fisher
Shaurya Jain
Miles Hinson
Christopher Heung