Alice Lee, Ruiyang Yan and Liran Zhou Lead US Squad in China

Alice Lee (Girls Under 10), Ruiyang Yan (Girls Under 12) and Liran Zhou (Open Under 12) are all leading their respective sections at the World Cadets in China, with two rounds to go. Alice and Ruiyang both have 8/9 while Liran is at 7.5. Update: All three won their penultimate games so Alice and Ruiyang have 9/10 and Liran has 8.5/10. Find the full roster of results of the US Squad on chessresults.

[pgn] [Event "Girls U10 World Cadet Championship"] [Date "2019.08.30"] [Round "9.1"] [White "Lee, Alice"] [Black "Feng, Eunice"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D90"] [WhiteElo "1822"] [BlackElo "1280"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2019.??.??"] [WhiteTeam "United States"] [BlackTeam "Hong Kong"] [WhiteTeamCountry "USA"] [BlackTeamCountry "HKG"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bd2 O-O 7. Rc1 Nxc3 8. Bxc3 c5 9. dxc5 Qxd1+ 10. Kxd1 Rd8+ 11. Ke1 Be6 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. a3 Nc6 14. e3 Bd5 15. Bc4 Bxf3 16. gxf3 Ne5 17. Ke2 Rd7 18. Bb5 Rd5 19. Rhd1 Rad8 20. Rxd5 Rxd5 21. f4 Nc6 22. Bxc6 bxc6 23. b4 Rd7 24. Rd1 Rb7 25. Kd3 a5 26. Kc4 axb4 27. axb4 Kf6 28. Rd8 Ke6 29. e4 Ra7 30. Rd3 Ra4 31. Rh3 h5 32. f5+ Ke5 33. fxg6 fxg6 34. Rg3 Kf6 35. f4 Ra8 36. b5 Ra4+ 37. Kb3 cxb5 38. c6 Ra8 39. Kb4 Rb8 40. Kc5 b4 41. c7 Rc8 42. Kc6 e5 43. fxe5+ Kxe5 44. Rxg6 Kxe4 45. Rh6 1-0[/pgn]
[pgn] [Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2019.08.31"] [Round "?"] [White "Khubukshanov, Erdem"] [Black "Zhou, Liran"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D00"] [PlyCount "134"] [SourceVersionDate "2019.08.31"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Nb5 Na6 7. Be2 Nh5 8. Bg5 c5 9. Nd2 h6 10. Bh4 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Nf4 12. exf4 Bxd4 13. c3 Bg7 14. Nb3 Qd6 15. O-O Nc5 16. Re1 e6 17. Qd2 Qb6 18. Nxc5 Qxc5 19. Bd3 Qb6 20. Be7 Re8 21. Ba3 Bd7 22. Qe2 a6 23. Qf3 Bb5 24. Bc2 Rac8 25. Rac1 Red8 26. h4 h5 27. Qg3 d4 28. cxd4 Qxd4 29. Bb3 Rxc1 30. Rxc1 Bc6 31. Bc2 Qb6 32. f5 exf5 33. Bb3 Bd5 34. Bc5 Qe6 35. Rd1 Rd7 36. Rxd5 Rxd5 37. Be3 Qd7 38. Bxd5 Qxd5 39. b3 Kh7 40. Qc7 Be5 41. Qc1 Qe4 42. g3 Qf3 43. Qc4 Kg7 44. Qc8 Qe4 45. Bc5 Qd5 46. Be3 Qc6 47. Qd8 Qd6 48. Qg5 Bf6 49. Qh6+ Kg8 50. Bd2 Qd4 51. Kg2 Qe4+ 52. Kh2 Qc2 53. Qe3 Qxa2 54. Bb4 Kh7 55. Bc5 Qc2 56. b4 Qe4 57. Qd2 Qe6 58. Be3 Be5 59. Qd8 Qf6 60. Qd7 Qxh4+ 61. Kg1 Qxb4 62. Qxf7+ Bg7 63. Bf4 Qb1+ 64. Kh2 Qb2 65. Be3 a5 66. Bc5 a4 67. g4 fxg4 0-1[/pgn]
[pgn] [Event "WCCC 2019 UNDER12 GIRLS"] [Site "http://chessftp.dataglobe.eu"] [Date "2019.??.??"] [Round "10.1"] [White "Yan Ruiyang"] [Black "Racasa Antonella Berthe"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B27"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2019.??.??"] {[WhiteElo "1983"] [WhiteCountry "USA"] [WhiteFideId "30919860"] [BlackTitle ""] [BlackElo "1380"] [BlackCountry "PHI"] [BlackFideId "5226171"]} 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 c5 4. dxc5 Qa5+ 5. c3 Qxc5 6. Na3 Nf6 7. e5 Ng4 8. Qd4 Qxd4 9. cxd4 O-O 10. h3 Nh6 11. Bg5 f6 12. exf6 exf6 13. Bc4+ Kh8 14. Bf4 a6 15. O-O Nc6 16. Bd6 Rd8 17. Rfe1 b5 18. d5 bxc4 19. dxc6 dxc6 20. Nxc4 Ra7 21. Nd4 Bd7 22. Bc5 Rb7 23. Rad1 Rbb8 24. Bd6 Rb7 25. b3 Nf5 26. Nxf5 Bxf5 27. Na5 Rf7 28. Nxc6 Ra8 29. Ne7 Bc8 30. Rc1 Bf5 31. g4 Bd7 32. Rc7 Be8 33. Nd5 Kg8 34. Ne7+ Kh8 35. Nxg6+ hxg6 36. Rxe8+ Rxe8 37. Rxf7 Re2 38. a4 Rd2 39. Bc5 Rd3 40. b4 Rb3 41. Ra7 Rxh3 42. Rxa6 Rc3 43. a5 Rc4 44. Ra8+ Kh7 45. a6 1-0[/pgn]
Thanks to our sponsor American Intercultural Education, AIE.  Their sponsorship helped outfit our team with the uniforms that they are proudly wearing in the above photos.   Quick Links  Chess Results Live Games Link Chess24 Live Games Under 8 Girls and Under 8 Open Under 10 Girls and Under 10 Open Under 12 Girls and Under 12 Open (these links will be added when they’re available.) Sponsor AIE website

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In reply to by anonymous_stub (not verified)

Congratulations to Alice Lee for her Gold in U10 girls and to Rachael Li for the Bronze.... as well as to Liran Zhou for his Gold in U12 Open, and to Ruiyang Yan for her Bronze in the U12 Girls. Did I miss anyone? Great performances with many of their toughest competitors playing on "home turf."

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