Another Day, Another Win: Chennareddy 9-0 in World Cadet

Yuvraj Chennareddy in round nine wearing Two Sigma polo, Photo Grant Oen 

With two rounds to go in the World Cadet Championship in Santiago, Spain, the U.S. squad is in great spirits, with plenty of medal chances. Grant Oen told CLO, “Santiago started off with some terrible weather (they had to reschedule a round because of flooding) but the recent sun has brought a lot of smiles back to our team.”
The biggest smiles are for Yuvraj Chennareddy of Illinois, who has started the event with an incredible 9/9. Chennareddy is now a point and a half ahead of second place, and can clinch gold tomorrow with a victory, and in some cases, with a draw.

Other players with at least 6.5/9 and great chances to finish strong include:
U8 Girls – Evelyn Qiao 7/9 and Rachael Li 6.5/9

Evelyn Qiao

Rachael Li, Photo Grant Oen

U10 Girls – Sophie Velea 7/9, Kally Wen, Serena Evans 6.5/9

Sophie Velea, Photo Grant Oen

U10 Open – Dimitar Mardov, Erick Zhao 7/9, Bach Ngo 6.5/9

Dimitar Mardov, Photo Grant Oen 

Bach Ngo, Photo Grant Oen

Arthur Guo, Photo Grant Oen

U12 Open – Nico Chasin 7/9, Jason Wang, Arthur Guo, Christopher Yoo 6.5/9

 

Jason Wang, Photo Grant Oen

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