Posted in: 6 months, 2 weeks ago
by Vignesh Panchanatham and Judit Sztaray
The 2018 US Junior Cadet Championship kicked off yesterday afternoon in the BayAreaChess Headquarters. The event began with the opening ceremony at 3 PM. Special guests GM Zviad Izoria and WIM Ruth Haring conducted the drawing of the lots to start the tournament.
WIM Ruth Haring shared with the audience that during her former presidency at US Chess Federation, she was a vivid advocate for more national championships, specially for invitational for Top seed juniors, so that when few years after they do get a chance to participate in any of the big National Championships, they would have exposure and practice in these types of events. US Cadet, US Junior and US Girls Junior were established for those Top Juniors in their age category. US Junior and US Girls Junior Closed Championships are organized by the St. Louis Chess Club while first time the US Cadet is held in the West Coast, organized by the 2018 Chess Club of the Year, BayAreaChess, all three tournaments are simultaneously happening this week. Organizer Dr. Judit Sztaray is hoping that this will give the Cadet National some extra exposure and attention, and appreciate everyone’s support.
Posted in: 6 months, 3 weeks ago
By IM Vignesh Panchanatham