Monday, November 16, 2009

WYCC 2009 - Players To Watch

the GM siblings - Deysi (left) and Jorge of PERU

  • Jorge is seeded 2nd with 2462 IRtg in U14 Open category
  • Completed GM norms when he was 14 years and 2 months old
  • Deysi is the top seed with 2374 Irtg in U16 Girls category ahead of Rout Padmini of India
  • Deysi is a GM at the age of 16

(picture from his blog at

  • seeded 119th and unrated in U8 Open category
  • Gold medalist (champion) in the 2009 Pan-American Youth Championship with perfect 9/9 score
  • Awarded Fide Master (FM) for the Gold medal feat
  • The youngest ever FM

WFM Sara Sadat Khadem Al-Sharieh of Iran

  • the top seed in U12 Girls category
  • has FIDE ratings of 2018
  • Gold medalist (champion) U12 Asian Championship
  • Second placed in Iranian Women's Championship 2009 (9.5/13)
  • Second placed in U14 Girls of Asian Youth Championship 2009
  • coached by Iranian's IMs

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