Team USA Bags Over 20 Medals at North American Youth

While our own Fabiano Caruana was battling for the World Championship in London, Team USA bagged over 20 medals at the North American Youth held from November 16-21 in  Baja California, Mexico. Highlights included

  • Rochelle Wu, who earned a WGM norm for winning the Girls Under 20
  • Bryce Tiglon earned a GM norm by winning the Open Under 20
  • US Women's runner-up Annie earned an IM norm and silver medal in the Open Under 20
  • A sweep of the Under 12 Open, with Adrian Kondakov - Gold , Eric Li- Silver and Vyom Vidyarthi - Bronze
2018 North American Youth and Junior USA medal winners

U8 Open   Gold – Rohan Rajaram

U8 Girls  

Gold – Jocelyn Chen

Silver – Alexandra Phung

U10 Open  

Gold – Bryan Xie

U10 Girls  

Gold – Sara Gupta

Vidyarthi, Kondakov and Li

U12 Open 

Gold – Adrian Kondakov

Silver- Eric Li 

Bronze – Vyom Vidyarthi

U12 Girls  

Gold – Melina Li

Silver – Ellie Zhang

U14 Open  

Silver – Jeffrey Chou – CM Title

U14 Girls 

Gold – Aasa Dommalapati

Silver – Aparna Yellamraju

U16 Open 

Silver – Brandon Xia – CM Title

U16 Girls  

Gold – Minda Chen – WIM Norm, WFM Title

U18 Open  

Gold – Ladia Jirasek – IM Title

U18 Girls 

Gold – Joanna Liu

U20 Open  

Gold – Bryce Tiglon – GM Norm

Silver – Annie Wang – IM Norm

Bronze – Anthony He – IM Norm

U20 Girls  

Gold – Rochelle Wu – WIM Title, WGM Norm

Silver – Kimberly Liu – WIM Norm