Austin Youth Score Big at the US Jr Open

Sunday, July 25, 2010

12:00:00 AM

Austin was well represented at the 2010 US Jr Open, held in Houston, TX this summer.

Many of Austin's scholastic players competed in the US Jr Open Championships, held in Houston 07/23-07/25. Congratulations to all participants. Top finishers include:
U8: Emily Nguyen - 1st (perfect 6.0), Dang Nguyen - 4th (5.0), Austin Kids Chess Club - 1st place club!
U11: Duy Nguyen - 2nd (5.0), Canyon Vista Middle School - 1st place school
U15: Steven Chen - Co-Champion (5.5), Kevin Xie - 3rd (5.0), Madhumitha Venkataraman - 4th (4.5)