Tag: US Chess Champion
Wesley So has risen to World No. 5 in the latest International Chess Federation (FIDE) Rating released amid the Filipino American Grandmaster’s steady performance at the Sinquefield Cup, the fifth and final event of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) where he is seeking to defend his championship title.
Wesley So has defeated hot wildcard Hans Niemann and expanded his Sinquefield Cup lead to give him a better position to win the event and defend his Grand Chess Tour (GCT) championship title in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
Wesley So is quietly continuing his lead at the Sinquefield Cup amid the chess drama that has ensued since the start of the week at the 2022 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
Grandmaster Wesley So has grabbed the solo lead after Round 4 of the 2022 Sinquefield Cup in Saint Louis, the fifth and final stop of the Filipino American’s title defense at the Grand Chess Tour (GCT).
Wesley So has won his Round 3 match at the Sinquefield Cup of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) where the Filipino American Grandmaster is seeking to defend his championship title.
Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So’s win in Round 4 saved the top-seeded United States team from losing to 14th seed Uzbekistan at the ongoing 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai, India.
Wesley So’s defense of his Grand Chess Tour (GCT) Champion title is looking good as the Philippine-born grandmaster is currently ranked No. 1 in the overall standings after three legs of the tournament, with two more events coming up.
Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So has just won a historic back-to-back United States Chess Championship, adding his name to the elite roster of successive tournament winners that include legendary Bobby Fischer.
Wesley So has won a historic second championship title at the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) over-the-board tournament after an undefeated run in five events.
Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So is battling world champion Magnus Carlsen in the FTX Crypto Cup finals match-up between Tour No. 1 (Carlsen) and Tour No. 2 (So) of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour.
The Philippines' newly minted professional chess association is set to host the first Wesley So Cup with the full backing of the Filipino American Super Grand Master.