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North American Youth Squad Announced Print E-mail
September 27, 2009
The U.S. will be participating in the North American Youth Championship 2009, in Mazatlan, Mexico - October 1-5. Our squad is composed of eight official representatives and three additional players.  This tournament is held annually and determines the North American Youth Champion that will participate in the 2010 Pan American Youth Championship  in Brazil.

Girls U8        Nguyen    Emily                USA
Girls U12       Munoz     Claudia      USA
Girls U16       Karamsetty Madhu               USA
Open  U8        Zeng      Winston      USA
Open U10        Gilchrist  Ian         USA
Open  U12       Troff     Kayden               USA
Open  U12                 Karamsetty Jeevan             USA
Open  U12                 Istafanous Andrew             USA
Open U14        Finney    Stuart               USA
Open U16        Deepak    Aaron                USA
Open U8         Taghizadeh Rayan               USA

The gold medal winner receives either the WOMAN CANDIDATE MASTER title or CANDIDATE MASTER title from FIDE.

Abed Munoz is the USCF Head of Delegation for this event.  Look for news on the event on www.claudiachess.blogspot.com as well as CLO.