Annie Wang Wins Crucial World Youth Game, Plays for Hardware in Final Round


Annie Wang, Photo Anna Volkova

In the tenth round of the World Youth in Khanty-Mansiysk, Girls Under 14 US representative Annie Wang defeated then tournament leader Jiner Zhu of China on board one.

This catapults Annie herself to a tie for first with Agrawal Vantika of India going into the final round. The two already faced each other in round four (Annie won), so will play side by side on boards one and two tomorrow: Annie plays Aleksandra Maltsevskaya (Russia) while Agrawal Vantika is facing Jiner Zhu.


David Peng

Team US Chess after ten rounds 

Open Under 14

David Peng-6.5

Gabriel Sam and Marcus Miyasaka- 5.5

Open Under 16

Craig Hilby- 6

Bryce Tiglon-5

Open Under 18

Christopher Wu-5

Girls Under 14

Annie Wang -8

Shreya B Mangalam -5.5

Ritika Pandey- 5

Simona Nayberg-4.5

Girls Under 16

Tianhui Jie- 5

Julia Sevilla- 3

Girls Under 18

Evan Xiang- 5

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