2021 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship

U.S. Juniors and Senior Championship: Day 7 Recap

There were no significant changes to the standings today as all three tournament leaders maintained their position at the top of the standings, with GM Gregory Kaidanov and GM Hans Niemann drawing their opponents while IM Annie Wang won her third game in a row. With two rounds left in the competition, all three leaders remain a point ahead of their nearest rivals going into the championship weekend. 

U.S. Juniors and Senior Championship: Day 5 Recap

It was another exciting day at the office as GM Gregory Kaidanov continued his dominant performance in the U.S. Senior, defeating GM Alexander Shabalov to reach 4.5/5 heading into the rest day tomorrow. Meanwhile GM Hans Niemann was held to a draw by GM John Burke, and IM Annie Wang bounced back from her loss yesterday to win against the No. 2 seed in the U.S. Girls’ Junior, FM Thalia Cervantes.

U.S. Juniors and Senior Championship: Day 4 Recap

 

While GM Gregory Kaidanov and GM Hans Niemann continued to lead their sections, top seed in the U.S. Girls’ Junior, IM Annie Wang suffered a shock upset after slipping in a drawn endgame against WIM Rochelle Wu. This means all three tournaments are now wide open, with multiple players still well in contention after four rounds of play.

U.S. Juniors and Senior Championship: Day 3 Recap

More decisive action took place today in the 2021 U.S. Senior & Junior Championships as IM Annie Wang was the only player to maintain a perfect score, winning her third straight game in a row. GM Hans Niemann won an essentially flawless game against top rival GM Nicolas Checa, while GM Gregory Kaidanov remained the clear leader in the U.S. Senior.

U.S. Juniors and Senior Championship: Day 2 Recap

 It was a decisive day of action in the 2021 U.S. Senior, U.S. Junior, & U.S. Girls’ Junior Championships as several winners from yesterday’s round were not able to win today, while GM Gregory Kaidanov, IM Annie Wang, and FM Thalia Cervantes all won their second round games to stay on a perfect 2/2.

U.S. Juniors and Senior Championship: Day 1 Recap

 The 2021 U.S. Senior, U.S. Junior, and U.S. Girls’ Junior Championships kicked off today in Saint Louis, Missouri, featuring 30 of the top junior and senior players in the country battling it out for thousands of dollars in prizes, as well as three individual national titles on the line.

Pairings & Results

Regulations

Format Summary

The 2021 U.S. Junior Championship and U.S. Girl's Junior Championship shall each be a 10-player tournament paired as a Round Robin.

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