The following US Chess members had their titles approved at FIDE’s 1st Quarter Presidential Board Meeting 2019. This PB meeting was held March 4-6, alongside the recently concluded World Team Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan.
GM – Nicolas Checa (New York)
GM – Michael W Brown (Utah) – pending 60 day waiting period
IM – Justin Wang (Texas)
IM – Andrew Hong (California)
IM – Christopher Yoo (California)
Congratulations to these players!
Other decisions taken by FIDE’s Presidential Board can be found on the FIDE website.