14 Northwest Juniors qualify for 2018 World Youth & Cadets!

Congratulations to the Northwest chess players who qualified for the 2018 World Youth & Cadets!

​The following local players have qualified for the World Youth (ages 12-18), which will be held in Halkidiki, Greece, October 19-31, 2018:
Open U18:
  • Roland Feng (WA)
  • Bryce Tiglon (WA)
Open U14:
  • Anthony He (WA)
Girls Under 16:
  • Naomi Bashkansky (WA)
Girls Under 14:
  • Minda Chen (WA)
  • Anne-Marie Velea (WA)
  • Sophie Tien (WA)
Here are the qualifiers for the World Cadets (ages 12 and below), which will be held in Galicia, Spain, November 3-16, 2018:
Open U12:
  • Jason Yu (WA)
  • Eric Zhang (WA)
Girls Under 12:
  • Stephanie Velea (WA)
  • Melina Li (WA)
Girls Under 10:
  • Sophie Velea (WA)
  • Zoey Tang (OR)
  • Abbie Wu (OR)

The full lists of US qualified players can be found at the following links:

World Youth

World Cadets

Anthony He leads Northwest Players at World Youth

Anthony He at the 2015 World Youth.
Anthony He at the 2015 World Youth.

Anthony finished the tournament with 7.5 points out of 11 (5 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss) and ranked 14th place out of 185 players in the U10 section.

Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com – World Youth Ch 2015 – Open under 10.

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