2019 Pan Am Youth: Results

2019 PanAm Youth Chess Championship

The 2019 Panamerican Youth Chess Championship ran July 21-27, 2019 in Quayaquil, Ecuador.

19 Canadians played, with two coming home with medals in the main events. Top Canadian finishers were:

  • U12 Anthony Atanasov won clear 1st with 8.5/9, a full 1.5 points ahead of second!*
  • U18 Eric Li lost to the eventual silver medalist in round 1, but scored 3.5/4 at the end to finish =3rd with 6/9, and the bronze medal on second tie-break (greater number of victories).*
  • U18 FM Eugene Hua also scored 6/9, =3rd but 5th after TB after losing to the gold medalist in round 8.
  • U16 Adam Gaisinsky, =10th (10th on TB)
  • U16 Benito Surya, =10th; (12th on TB after losing to the bronze medalist in the final round).
  • U08 Ryan Zhong, =7th place with 6/9; 12th on TB after losing to the silver medalist in the last round. 
  • Dorian Kang also brought home a medal: bronze in the U14 blitz.

*Both Anthony and Eric will get the FIDE FM title when their ratings reach 2100.



Complete Canadian Results (sorted by final rank)
 
SNo Name Group FIDE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Pts.  Rk.
1 Atanasov Anthony  U12 1902 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 8.5 1
24 Li Eric M  U18 1930 0 1 0 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 6 3
3 Hua Eugene  U18 2301 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 0 1 6 5
9 Gaisinsky Adam  U16 2029 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 ½ 5.5 10
57 Zhong Ryan Yunhui  U08 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 6 12
17 Surya Benito  U16 1885 1 1 0 0 ½ 1 1 1 0 5.5 12
20 Guan Marie Zijun  U08 Fem 0 1 ½ 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 5.5 13
14 Bui Alan  U14 1813 1 ½ 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 5.5 18
7 Hua Michelle  U14 Fem 1666 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 0 0 5 18
4 Kang Dorian  U14 2087 ½ 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 5.5 19
4 Zhao Jeffrey R  U12 1862 1 1 ½ ½ 0 1 1 0 ½ 5.5 20
32 Surya Dania  U12 Fem 1199 0 0 1 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 5 24
29 Kaur Eveleen  U10 Fem 0 0 ½ 1 0 1 ½ ½ 1 0 4.5 28
21 Wang Isabelle  U16 Fem 1440 ½ 0 0 1 1 ½ 0 ½ 0 3.5 30
58 Zhong April Yunwei  U12 Fem 0 1 1 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ 4.5 32
33 Mane Arnav  U10 1168 ½ 1 0 1 ½ 0 1 1 0 5 38
44 Zhao Catherine Xiquan  U10 Fem 0 0 1 ½ 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5 38
67 Gaisinsky Jacob  U14 1161 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 ½ 1 3.5 62
73 Glinnyi Danylo  U10 0 ½ 0 1 1 1 0 ½ 0 0 4 64

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- report with files from Christina Tao, CFC Youth Coordinator