Results are in at the 16th Annual Kasparov Chess Foundation All Girls Nationals. Winners include 9-year-old Alice Lee of Minnesota, who played way up to win the Under 18 section. Aria Hoesley took down the Under 16, Sophie Tien won the Under 14 and Iris Mou prevailed in the Under 12. Riya Kanury tied with Mary Elisabeth Tracy in the Under 10 and Alexandra Phung scored a perfect 6-0 in the Under 8. Find full final standings here.
The event, held April 12-14 was presented by Renaissance Chess Knights and the KCF in association with US Chess. The tournament coincided with a Star Wars convention, allowing for plenty of amazing photo-ops. Look for games, photos and a full story from Betsy Zacate early this week.