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March 26, 2010
Andrew Hubbard, World Amateur Champion, Photo Betsy Dynako
Andrew Hubbard (USA) of Illinois won the World Amateur Chess Championship with a score of 7.5/9. Along with the title goes the first place prize of $3,000, the FM title, a rating of FIDE 2200, and a scholarship to TTU.

Fan Yun (USA) of Indiana, participant in the 2009 US Women's Chess Championship won out on tie breaks against Anu Bayar (MGL) for the title of Women's World Amateur Chess Champion. Along with the title goes $800 (split of combined 1st and 2nd place prize), the WFM title, a rating of FIDE 2050, and a scholarship to TTU.

WFM Fan Yun with organizer Sevan Muradian, Photo Betsy Dynako

Find the complete standings on the official website, www.worldchesschamps.com. Below are some photos from Betsy Dynako--see her entire World Amateur collection here.

World Amateur Team Gallery by Betsy Dynako

Richard Huang, tied for second place

Randall Gordon vs Yun Fan

Mohammad Shaikh, tied for 2nd place

Sevan Muradian and Tony Rich

Richard Huang and Andrew Hubbard

Anu Bayar


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