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Monday, March 11, 2013

Webster University Final Four Chess Team



Webster University Final Four Chess Team:

GM Wesley So
GM Ray Robson
GM Georg Meier
GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez
GM Manuel Leon Hoyos
GM Anatoly Bykhovsky

GM Wesley "the Asian Tiger" So (Philippines)
Finance - Freshman
1st American collegiate player to break 2700, youngest in chess history to break 2600, winner of 4 consecutive Filipino championships, Dubai Open champion, etc.
Reading, Music

GM Ray "the Fearless Attacker" Robson (USA)
Undecided – Freshman
Youngest grandmaster in U.S. history, U.S. junior Champion, youngest player to qualify for the U.S. championship, SPICE Cup Open champion, etc.
Tennis, Ping Pong, Music

GM Georg "the German Precision" Meier (Germany)
International Business - Sophomore
European Team champion, 3rd place at Baden-Baden super tournament, 5th at World Junior Championship, etc.
Cycling, Traveling, Movies

GM Fidel "the Cuban Casanova" Corrales Jimenez (Cuba)  Computer Science – Freshman
Continental champion, Capablanca Open champion, Catalan Circuit champion, Carlos Torre champion, etc.
Soccer, Movies, Music, Dancing

GM Manuel "the Yucatan Conquistador" Leon Hoyos (Mexico)
Economics – Freshman
US Open champion, 4-time Mexican Open champion, Mexican champion, etc.
Soccer, Kickboxing, Gym

GM Anatoly "the Speedy Rocket" Bykhovsky (Israel)
Finance - Junior  2-time Final Four champion, 2-time Israeli Blitz champion, 2-times SPICE B group champion, etc. Exercise, Sports

Head Coach: GM Susan Polgar
Coach: FM Paul Truong
Team Manager: WIM Inna Agrest

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

TTU is the favorite to win. Oh wait, they didn't make it to the Final Four.

Anonymous said...

Very nice nick , GM Wesley "the Asian Tiger" So. =)

Anonymous said...

Wonder why Corrales is called the "Cuban Cassanova". =)

Anonymous said...

and who's that girl?