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 2018 US Masters and NC Open

 The Old North State


Recent Tournaments

(all recent tournaments)
National G-10/30/60

National G-10/30/60
Result

2018 Castle Chess GPX

2018 Castle Chess GPX
Result

2018 Carolina Classic

2018 Carolina Classic
Result

Summer 2018 CCCSA GM/IM Norm Invitational

Summer 2018 CCCSA GM/IM Norm Invitational
Result



Recent Games

(all recent games)
ARAV MICAH GOLDSTEIN (1560) vs
GRISHAM PAIMAGAM (1556) at
2018 NC K-12 Chess Championship
NAVEEN PRABHU (1957) vs
PRADHYUMNA KUMAR KOTHAPALLI (1979) at
2018 NC K-12 Chess Championship
DANNY XIA (1195) vs
MATTHEW HAO SUN (878) at
2018 NC K-12 Chess Championship
ZIYANG QIU (1917) vs
ASHA KUMAR (1628) at
2018 NC K-12 Chess Championship
DANIEL JOSEF CREMISI (2390) vs
EMMANUEL CARTER (2281) at
2018 NC K-12 Chess Championship
ELSHAN MORADIABADI (2613) vs
ALEX YERMOLINSKY (2587) at
Land of the Sky XXXI

Player Profiles

(all players in headline)
Name: PAIGE VICTORIA COOK Current Rating: 1549
Location: NC, USA
School: SOUTH IREDELL HIGH SCHOOL Grade: 10
Headline: 2018 NC K-12 U1500 State Co-Champion
Name: ROHAN CHUGH Current Rating: 834
Location: NC, USA
School: METROLINA REG SCHOLARS ACADEMY Grade: 2
Headline: 2018 NC K-1 State Champion
Name: DANNY XIA Current Rating: 1289
Location: NC, USA
School: DAVIS DRIVE MIDDLE Grade: 8
Headline: 2018 NC K-8 U1200 State Co-Champion
Name: PRAN CHOCKALINGAM Current Rating: 1435
Location: NC, USA
School: GREEN HOPE HIGH Grade: 11
Headline: 2018 NC K-12 U1500 State Co-Champion
Name: ZIYANG QIU Current Rating: 2006
Location: NC, USA
School: LIGON MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOL Grade: 6
Headline: 2018 NC K-5 State Champion
Name: GRISHAM PAIMAGAM Current Rating: 1526
Location: NC, USA
School: BARRINGER ACADEMIC CENTER Grade: 4
Headline: 2018 NC K-3 State Co-Champion
Name: VISHNU VANAPALLI Current Rating: 1987
Location: NC, USA
School: METROLINA REGIONAL SCHOLARS ACADEMY Grade: 6
Headline: 2018 NC K-12 State Co-Champion
Name: ANAND P BHATT Current Rating: 1984
Location: NC, USA
School: PANTHER CREEK HIGH SCHOOL Grade: 11
Headline: 2018 NC K-12 State Co-Champion
Name: WILLIAM ODOM Current Rating: 1804
Location: NC, USA
Headline: 2018 NC K-12 State Co-Champion
Name: NEO ZHU Current Rating: 2236
Location: NC, USA
School: EAST CHAPEL HILL HIGH SCHOOL Grade: 10
Headline: 2018 NC K-12 State Co-Champion
Name: EMMANUEL CARTER Current Rating: 2263
Location: NC, USA
Headline: 2018 NC K-12 State Co-Champion
Name: NAVEEN PRABHU Current Rating: 2041
Location: NC, USA
School: DAVIS DRIVE MIDDLE Grade: 9
Headline: 2018 NC K-8 State Champion
Name: ARAV MICAH GOLDSTEIN Current Rating: 1601
Location: NC, USA
School: DURHAM ACADEMY Grade: 4
Headline: 2018 NC K-3 State Co-Champion
Name: DANIEL JOSEF CREMISI Current Rating: 2419
Location: NC, USA
Headline: 2018 NC K-12 State Co-Champion
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Kids, Education and Chess News

(all news)
CBS News: Chess instills new dreams in kids from rural Mississippi county
 Grade-school chess teams from Franklin County, Mississippi, blow past stereotypes about who can play chess and win national recognition.
NC lawmakers humbled and inspired by young chess players
 More than 20 young chess players took over part of the Legislative Building in Raleigh to bring public awareness of the educational benefits of youth chess programs. Along the way, every lawmaker was invited to participate in chess matches against the students that taught the adults some lessons about humility.
Vassily Ivanchuk is new World Champion in Rapid Chess
 The World Rapid Championships in Doha, Qatar, had a dramatic finish. Before the last round five players shared the lead with 10.0/14. Source: Chess Base
Rapport vs Wei Yi: Spectacular Match In China
 On Friday, GM Richard Rapport won a friendly match against GM Wei Yi. The match, held in China, provided exactly the entertainment you would expect from these two young and fighting players. Source: Chess.com
Wesley So, double winner in London
 Winning the Grand Chess Tour is a great achievement for Wesley So. On Sunday he also secured first place in London - so he won 295.000 $ in total. Source : Chess Base.
Russian Senator Wants to Make Chess Mandatory in All High Schools
 A Russian senator is asking the Education and Science Ministry to make chess a mandatory subject in high schools across the country, according to the newspaper Rossiiskaya Gazeta. Source : The Moscow Times
Is Magnus Carlsen A Chess Artist?
 Magnus Carlsen became known to the world as a chess artist... I dubbed him the Mozart of chess in the Washington Post and soon the moniker spread around the globe. Source : The Huffington Post
4 Ways the London Classic Will Differ from the Sinquefield Cup
 While my Sinquefield Cup preview ... describes the achievements and chances of many of the London Classic competitors, there have been a few notable changes since then... Source : US Chess
8 lessons we teach kids, and ourselves, through the game of chess
 From the opening move it was going to be an epic weekend. My 5-year-old son and I home alone. Usually a recipe for adventure, and a few moments of concern. Our tradition is turning the lower level of our house into a G-rated man-cave. By the time mom returns home on Monday everything should be back in place. Hopefully.
New 'Queen of Katwe' Trailer
 The upcoming drama Queen of Katwe has the potential to inspire some serious tears, at least from the looks of the first trailer Disney released in May. The inspirational tale follows the real-life journey of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan girl who beat incredible odds on her way to becoming a world chess champion.
Jacksonville, NC: Chess more than a game for Onslow students participating in tournament
 The silence has been noticeable this week at Jacksonville Commons Elementary School as students have concentrated on a test of strategy. Their focus: the chess board. Kevin Lin, a member of the Jacksonville Commons Middle School team, said it’s the strategy of the game that he likes most.