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Justus Williams to Face Off Against Josh Colas Print E-mail
By Shaun Smith   
February 16, 2010
Joshua Colas and Justus Williams, Colas Photo by Daaim Shabazz, Williams Photo by Elizabeth Vicary

From February 17-18, Justus Williams and Joshua Colas, two of the highest rated 11-year olds in the nation(#2 and #4 respectively), will face off in a rated match at IS 318K (4 rounds of G/60).  Justus and Joshua are both rated over 2100 and are both on pace to break the record for the youngest African American master, currently held by Kassa Korley who became a master at age 15.  Close friends Justus and Joshua recently played on the same team at the USATE.  The match will take place over two days (February 17 + 18th) with rounds at 9:30am and 12:30pm each day.This is a perfect time to host the match as New York public schools are currently not in session due to mid-winter recess. The games will be broadcast live on the Internet Chess Club. To watch (Follow J-Williams or J-Colas) at 9:30am and 12:30pm both days.

The winner of the match will receive multiple prizes including a brand new Monroi PCM generously donated by Monroi. 

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