Wang Earns Bronze Medal at World Youth


Girls Under 14 pre-game peptalk: Photo Anastasia Popova

In the final round of the World Youth in Khanty-Mansiysk, Annie Wang lost a crucial battle in the Girls Under 14. She still earned the bronze medal on tiebreak after finishing in a big tie for second through fifth place behind Jiner Zhu of China.

Final Team #US Chess standings 

Open Under 14

David Peng-7.5

Gabriel Sam- 6.5

Marcus Miyasaka- 6


Craig Hilby had a strong finish, ending in a tie for 8th.

Open Under 16

Craig Hilby-7

Bryce Tiglon-6

Open Under 18

Christopher Wu-5.5

Girls Under 14

Annie Wang -8

Shreya B Mangalam, Ritika Pandey and Simona Nayberg-5.5

Girls Under 16

Tianhui Jie- 5

Julia Sevilla-4

Girls Under 18

Evan Xiang- 5

Find more info, photos and crosstables on the official site and find out more about the Two Sigma sponsorship here. 

Also look for a personal account of the event from Ritika Pandey later this week. 


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