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Li, Chor Headline 2014 ChessKid Online Championship Print E-mail
By IM Danny Rensch   
April 24, 2014
kevin.jpgThe field of 30 players is now set for the 2014 ChessKid.com Online National Championship. Set to take place June 6th through 8th, with games played on Chess.com's Live Server, the invitational tournament once again brings together the nation's best youth chess players.

Star players include 12-year-old Ruifeng Li, the highest rated player in the competition at 2367 and 9-year-old expert Kevin Chor. Atreya Vaidya is top seed in the 8 and under section and Derek Jin is the highest rated in the 6 years (!!) and under.

Originally from Iran, Kiana Arab (2048) heads the Girls 13 and Under Player's List. Kiana also posted a perfect score at the recent All-Girls Nationals on her way to taking down the 14 and Under section.


Find a full list of players and details on chesskid.com.


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