Jeffery Xiong is an American chess Grandmaster. He earned his Grandmaster title in 2015 at the age of 14. This young super star has achieved many impressive results since his start at seven years old. In 2010, he won the Under 10 North American Continental Championship, and then a silver medal in the Under 10 World Championship. Xiong was the 2016 US Junior Champion, and then continued on to become the 2016 World Junior Champion. In 2019, Xiong competed in the World Cup where he defeated grandmasters such as Anish Giri and Jan-Kryzystof Duda, pushing him to the quarterfinals. In 2020, he placed second in both the U.S. Junior Championship and the U.S. Championship. Xiong’s impressive results at such a young age earned him the wildcard spot at the 2021 Sinquefield Cup.