Grandmaster Steven Zierk and Women’s Grandmaster Jennifer Yu are among the new American title holders, as approved by FIDE at the Presidential Board Meeting in Bucharest, Romania. Jennifer is currently playing in the US Junior Girls Closed Championship in Saint Louis, as are two of our new WIMs, Carissa Yip and Maggie Feng.
US Chess’s own Grant Oen also earned the International Arbiter title.
Find the full list below. Congratulations to all!
Larson, Matthew W
Santarius, Erik F
Kormick Korey J.