Ellen Wang

Woman International Master

WIM Ellen Wang is a rising 10th grader at Horace Mann School in New York. Since starting chess at the age of 6, she has taken home numerous regional, national, and international medals. Most notably, Ellen is a two-time champion of the North American Junior Girls Chess Championships, winning in both 2020 and 2021, and therefore was awarded the WIM title and two WGM norms. In 2017, Ellen won three international medals in one summer: Bronze at the Pan American Chess Championships G10, Gold at the North American Youth Chess Championships G14, and Bronze at the World Cadets Chess Championships G10. She was also the 2018 Pan American Chess Championships G12 bronze medalist, the 2019 K-6 Co-Champion of the Greater New York Scholastic Chess Championships, and the 2021 New York State All-Girls Co-Champion. In 2021, she earned the US National Master title. Additionally, Ellen is a founding member of Unruly Queens, the 2020 USATE second-place winning team and the best-performing all-female team in the tournament’s history.