Medal Watch at the World Youth (GALLERY)

Annie Wang is dominating the Girls Under 16 Championship, Photo Jerry Nash, featuring sponsor Two Sigma jacket

Several Americans are in medal contention at the World Youth in Montevideo, Uruguay (September 16-26).

With one round to go, Annie Wang is in prime position and an 8.5/9 (!) score in the Girls Under 16.

Sophie Morris-Suzuki, Photo Jerry Nash, featuring sponsor Two Sigma jacket

Sophie Morris-Suzuki is in medal contention in the same section, with 6/9.

Jacob Furfine in the Open Under 16 entered the penultimate round with 6/9.

Jacob and Natalie Furfine, Photo Jerry Nash, featuring sponsor Two Sigma jacket

In the Girls Under 14, American representative Yassamin Ehsani has 6.5/9.

Yassamin Ehsani, Photo Jerry Nash, featuring sponsor Two Sigma jacket

Follow the last two rounds on chess 24 and find more information on the official website. 

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