Newsflash: Wu, Kumar and Hong Earn Medals in Batumi


Rochelle Wu, in Two Sigma apparel, Photo GM Irina Krush

Rochelle Wu earned a gold medal in the Girls Under 10 section of the World Cadets in Batumi, Georgia. She joins Nikhil Kumar, who clinched the Open Under 12 yesterday, at the top of the podium. Meanwhile, Andrew Hong joins Kumar on the stage as he takes silver in the Open Under 12.


Check out the final key games from Wu and Hong and look for more photos and analysis from GM Irina Krush coming soon.



Silver medalist Andrew Hong, at the Two Sigma dinner midway through the event.

See full team US standings on chessresults and more games on chess24 and the official website.

Also follow along on twitter, facebook & Find out more about Two Sigma sponsorship here.  Also see GM Irina Krush’s first piece from Batumi here and her post rest day report here.


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