Friday, March 28

Eswaran To Play in US Women's Champ

Ashritha posing with Garry Kasparov at Girls Nationals.

Here is great news from Ted Castro of NorCal House of Chess.
Congratulations to my student Ashritha Eswaran for being invited at the US Women's Championship (most prestigious chess tournament in the US) to be held at the world famous St. Louis Chess Club in May. She's presently the #1 ranked Girl U16 in the country and is newly minted National Master! Thanks to our team of coaches and very supportive parents!
In addition to earning the NM title and #1 national ranking, Ashritha ranks as the top woman in Northern California and Top 20 in the country.  Although lowest rated in the Women's Champ, the 13 year old appears poised to score a few upsets.  Go get 'em!

NorCal Top 5 Women - March 2014
  1. NM Eswaran, Ashritha 2231 USCF 1982 FIDE
  2. NM Tsodikova, Natalya 2226 2135
  3. WFM Byambaa, Uyanga 2136 2050
  4. Liu, Joanna 2006 1756
  5. Mccreary, Taylor 1998 1876
List adapted from Fpawn Chess

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