Monday, January 14, 2013
Webster University in the College Chess Final Four
These 9 players from Webster University are from the two teams which tied for 1st at the 2012 PanAm Intercollegiate Championship (December 27-30, 2012 at Princeton University).
According to college chess rule, only one team (of 6 players) per university can take part in the Final Four. 6 of these 9 players will be chosen to represent Webster University in the 2013 Final Four (April 6-7, 2013). The other 3 will help their teammates prepare for this major event.
GM Wesley So (Freshman) Philippines 2714
GM Ray Robson (Freshman) USA 2697
GM Georg Meier (Sophomore) Germany 2694
GM Manuel Leon Hoyos (Freshman) Mexico 2652
GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez (Freshman) Cuba 2650
GM Anatoly Bykhovsky (Junior) Israel 2618
GM Denes Boros (Junior) Hungary 2564
GM Andre Diamant (Sophomore) Brazil 2535
IM Vitaly Neimer (Sophomore) Israel 2495