Andrew Tang

Title: 
International Master
Rating: 
2562
Residence: 
Plymouth, MN
Age: 
17
Status: 
Accepted
Bio: 

Andrew Tang started playing chess in preschool, and earned a National Master title in sixth grade. He earned his IM title in 2014 when he won the North American Junior Chess Championship in Canada as the eighth seed with a dominating score of 7.5/9. He also earned a GM Norm at this event. Other achievements include tying for first at the 2015 Pan American Junior Championship in El Salvador, becoming the 2016 National High School co-champion, earning his second GM Norm at the 25th Kavala International Tournament in Greece, winning the Minnesota State Champion title in 2017, and recently tying for first in the K-12 section at SuperNationals VI this past May in Nashville. This is his first time playing in the U.S. Junior Championship in Saint Louis.