Annie Wang Clinches GOLD at World Youth

Annie in her penultimate round game, sporting sponsor Two Sigma jacket, Photo Jerry Nash

Congratulations to Annie Wang, who clinched first place at the World Girls Under 16 Championships with her tenth, penultimate round victory over Marina Gajcin of Serbia. ¬† The battle concluded with a flourish in …Qg3+! , forcing mate.

Annie Wang analyzing her tenth round game with US Chess coach IM Armen Ambartsoumian

This brough Annie’s score to an outstanding 9.5/10, which she increased to 10.5/11 with a final round victory! Annie worked with US Chess coach IM Armen Ambartsoumian during the event, as well as her private coach Melikset Khachiyan, who raved about his student’s success:

Angelica Chin, Annie Wang and Sophie Morris-Suzuki.

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Comments

  1. Congrats to Annie, to her coaches GM Melik, IM Ben Deng, and World Youth Coach IM Armen Ambartsoumian! But with still a round to go, Good Luck to Alex Costello and the rest of the U.S. Team!

  2. […] Congratulations to Annie Wang, a sophomore at LCHS, who clinched first place at the World Girls Under 16 Championships with her tenth, penultimate round victory over Marina Gajcin of Serbia. Find out more here. […]

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