Date/Time: Dec. 1st – 7th
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
The 2023 North American Youth Championship is an annual chess tournament for participants under 18 from America, Mexico and Canada. This tournament provides a rare opportunity to win a Direct title including CM title, FM title, and even an IM title, meaning to achieve these titles will cost 200 points less.
Angela Liu, Julian Colville, and Felix Guo from ICEA Chess proudly represented Team USA in this year’s tournament. Congratulations to all of them for delivering commendable performances!
Congrats to Julian Colville on achieving the Gold Medal of U14 Open and earning the FIDE Master title! Julian’s remarkable feat of securing eight consecutive victories ensured his championship position with one round to spare.
Congrats to Angela Liu on achieving the Bronze Medal of U16 Girls! Despite a challenging start, she persevered and ultimately emerged as the proud recipient of the bronze medal.
Congrats to Felix Guo on achieving a 5-way tie co-champion of U12 Open! In an impressive final-round performance, Felix secured a notable win by defeating the top-ranked player, marking that top-ranked player’s sole loss throughout the competition.