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US Cadet Championship

SwissSys Standings. 2015 US Cadet Championship: FINAL

# Place Name Rtng Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9 Tot TBrk[H] TBrk[W] TBrk[R] TBrk[K]
1 1 Wheeler, Cameron 2416 W6 D4 W9 D7 W10 L3 W5 W8 W2 7.0 100 6 28 3.5
2 2 Burke, John M 2393 W8 D6 W4 D9 W7 W10 D3 W5 L1 6.5 100 5 25 3
3 3-4 Checa, Nicolas 2423 D9 L7 W10 W8 L5 W1 D2 W6 D4 5.5 100 4 23.75 3
4   Hilby, Craig 2372 D5 D1 L2 D6 D8 W9 W7 W10 D3 5.5 100 3 20.25 2
5 5-6 Ludwig, John G 2395 D4 W9 W7 W10 W3 L8 L1 L2 D6 5.0 100 4 18.25 2
6   Lu, Albert 2354 L1 D2 D8 D4 W9 W7 W10 L3 D5 5.0 100 3 17.5 1.5
7 7 Shi, Jason 2260 D10 W3 L5 D1 L2 L6 L4 W9 D8 3.5 100 2 13.75 1.5
8 8 Sheng, Joshua 2388 L2 L10 D6 L3 D4 W5 D9 L1 D7 3.0 100 1 13.25 2
9 9 Sinha, Sahil 2255 D3 L5 L1 D2 L6 L4 D8 L7 W10 2.5 100 1 9 1
10 10 Niemann, Hans M 2313 D7 W8 L3 L5 L1 L2 L6 L4 L9 1.5 100 1 4.75 0
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The MCA will again be hosting the US Cadet Championship this year. This is an invitational for the top under-16 players in the US. This year we will again have a field of 10 players. The tournament runs from July 25th to the 29th at the Rockville Hilton and the games will be broadcast live at http://uscadet.mdchess.com. The time control is 40/90, SD/30 + 30". The games for the first four days are at 11am and 6pm. The final round on Wednesday starts at 10am. The winner receives a scholarship to UMBC and the top three receive free entry to the Washington International. The full field is below.

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The Maryland Chess Association with be hosting the 2013 US Cadet Championship from July 20-23 at the Rockville Hilton in Rockville, Maryland. The Cadet is an invitational tournament for the top US players under the age of 16. The top eight players will be playing a round robin tournament to determine the champion. The winner will receive a four-year scholarship to UMBC. In addition, the top three players will receive free entry into the Washington Internationl that starts on August 5th.

The players in this year's tournament are:

  • Joshua Colas (2398)
  • Justus Williams (2374)
  • David Hua (2373)
  • Varun Krishnan (2346)
  • Michael Brown (2343)
  • Ruifeng Li (2326)
  • James Black (2310)
  • Christopher Wu (2293)

Only 105 ratings points separate the top from the bottom. So, all the games will be competitive. The games will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on July 20-22 and at 10 a.m. on July 23. The standings, pairings, and live games will be at http://uscadet.mdchess.com.

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2014 US Cadet Championship

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The Maryland Chess Association will again be hosting the US Cadet Championship this year. This is an invitational for the top under-16 players in the US. This year we will have a field of 10 players. The tournament runs from July 23nd to the 27th at the Rockville Hilton. The live games, standings, and pairings will be at http://uscadet.mdchess.com. The time control is 40/90, SD/20 + 30". The games for the first four days are at 11am and 5:30pm. The final round on Wednesday starts at 10am. The winner receives a scholarship to UMBC and the top three receive free entry to the 5th Annual Washington International. This year's field is balanced and strong. There are only 160 rating points from the 1st to last seed and everyone is rated over 2300. The full field is below.

John Gabriel Ludwig 2490   FL
IM John Michael Burke 2480   NJ
FM Craig Hilby 2476   CA
FM Praveen Balakrishnan 2424   NJ
Ethan Li 2381   NY
FM David Brodsky 2357   NY
Albert Lu 2349   CA
FM Aravind Kumar 2347   CT
Brandon Jacobson 2333   NJ
Yoon-Young Kim 2327   CT

Spectators are welcome.

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