New FIDE Titles Earned by Tang, Burke and More

GM Andrew Tang, Photo Betsy Zacate-Dynako
FIDE’s 1st Quarter 2018 Presidential Board Meeting was recently held in Minsk, Belarus this April 6-9. The following US Chess members have earned the following FIDE titles, confirmed at the PB meeting.  Congratulations to all! Grandmaster John M Burke Andrew Tang
Organizers Grant Oen (L) and Peter Giannatos (R) with now GM John Burke
International Master Kevin Wang International Arbiter Anand Dommalapati Brian Yang FIDE Arbiter Thomas Brownscombe Alan Losoff
Janelle Losoff, 2017 National Open Champion Tigran L. Petrosian, and Alan Losoff
International Organizer Alan Losoff The next meeting to confirm titles will likely be the 89th FIDE Congress, September 26 – October 6, 2018, held alongside the World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia.