Saturday, August 14, 2010

90th City of Montreal Open Chess Championships

Prior information on the 2010 Championnat.

Hola darlings!  More good news!  WIM Yuanling Yuan, a member of the 2010 Canadian Women's Chess Olympiad Team, has confirmed her participation in the 2010 Championnat! 

Photo by Erik Malmsten, from
Mark Bluvshtein's blog
Some information about WIM Yuanling:

• 2010 Selected Canada's Olympiad Women's Team
• 2009 Top rated female Canadian at Year-end
• 2009 Awarded Woman International Master title
• 2008 Top rated female Canadian at Year-end
• 2008 Represented Canada at Women's Olympiad
• 2008 Awarded Woman FIDE Master title
• 2008 Woman International Master Norm, 12th North American FIDE Invitational, Chicago, USA
• 2008 2nd place, Pan-American Women's Championship; Woman International Master Norm
• 2007 Toronto Junior Champion
• 2007 Ontario High School Champion (while in Grade 7)
• 2007 Toronto High School Champion (while in Grade 7)
• 2003 Represented Canada at World Girls Under-10 Championship, 10th place
• 2003 Canadian Girls Under-10 Champion

According to the FIDE card on Yuanling, she is the #13 U-16 female player in the world, and currently holds the #1 spot of active female players in Canada, as well as #1 U-16 active female players in Canada. 

Chess games of Yuanling Yuan at

Yuanling Yuan's Chess in the Library blog

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