The U.S. Masters is underway in Grensboro, North Carolina with a star studded cast including over 25 Grandmasters. Top seeds are teenage 2600+ Grandmasters, Jeffery Xiong (2650) and Sam Sevian (2645).
Top female players include Olympic team member Jennifer Yu and US Junior Girls Champ Carissa Yip, who is having a good summer.
14-year-old Carissa Yip (MA) tied for 2nd place in #Denkerchess. After losing to the unstoppable Praveen Balakrishnan, she won all the rest of her games. “And I’m over 2400 again.” 🆙👍🏼 pic.twitter.com/wMnIGcfQFu
— US Chess (@USChess) July 31, 2018
U.S. Masters Schedule
|Rd. 1: Friday, Aug. 17th||7:00 p.m.|
|Rd. 2: Saturday, Aug. 18th||11:00 a.m.|
|Rd. 3: Saturday, Aug. 18th||6:00 p.m.|
|Rd. 4: Sunday, Aug. 19th||11:00 a.m.|
|Rd. 5: Sunday, Aug. 19th||6:00 p.m.|
|Rd. 6: Monday, Aug. 20th||11:00 a.m.|
|Rd. 7: Monday, Aug. 20th||6:00 p.m.|
|Rd. 8: Tuesday, Aug. 21st||11:00 a.m.|
|Rd. 9: Tuesday, Aug. 21st||6:00 p.m.|