U.S. Junior Championship 2017 / Plus U.S. Girl’s – Round 8

    This was the Penultimate round of both Junior Championships and the standings haven’t changed all that much since last round.   Kayden Troff and Awonder Liag are still at the top of the stack with a half point difference between them. Akshita Gorti maintains her lead from the … Continue reading

U.S. Junior Championship 2017 / Plus U.S. Girl’s – Round 7

  Awonder Liang   There two decisive games in the U.S. Junior Championship and two decisive games in the Girl’s Junior Championship. Awonder Liang won his game today and because Kayden Troff drew his, Liang is within a half point of the lead. Because Akshita Gorti won her game today, … Continue reading

U.S. Junior Championship / Liu vs Troff / Rnd 5

by National Life Master Loal Davis Bovey Liu vs Kayden Troff   There was a game that really caught my eye in the 5th round of the U.S. Junior Championship between Bovey Liu vs Kayden Troff.  Before getting into that game (Diagram Above), I’d like to share a position from a … Continue reading

U.S. Junior Championship 2017 / Plus U.S. Girl’s – Round 5

Akshita Gorti In the Girl’s Junior Championship there were a full four decisive games. Akshita Gorti is in the lead by a half point winning her game today. All decisive games are within the Comments below.     In the U.S. Junior Championship there were three decisive games; Troff continuing … Continue reading