Memorial Day 2021 CCCSA GM/IM Norm Invitational

May 27-31, 2021

GM A
 Name: PETER PROHASZKA
Current Rating: 2567
Title: GM
HUN 
 Name: MARK PARAGUA
Current Rating: 2529
Title: GM
PHI 
Peak World Ranking #99 (2621 FIDE), played in 2004 FIDE World Championship, 6 Olympiads, 3 World Cups, defeated World #18 Jan-Krzysztof Duda at the 2022 Olympiad. 5th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: TANGUY RINGOIR
Current Rating: 2474
Title: GM
BEL 
#4 player from Belgium, top rated player from Maryland, 3-time Belgian National Champion, holds longest undefeated streak at CCC Invitationals (37 games). 19th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: DANIEL FERNANDEZ
Current Rating: 2458
Title: GM
USA 
 Name: CHRISTOPHER YOO
Current Rating: 2455
Title: GM
USA 
 Name: KASSA KORLEY
Current Rating: 2441
Title: IM
DEN 
Held the record for youngest African-American National Master in history, #11 rated player from Denmark, 2 GM norms (1 earned at CCC Norm Invitational). 19th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: GAURI SHANKAR
Current Rating: 2385
Title: FM
IND 
Chess streamer, earned 3 of his 7 IM norms from CCC Norm Invitationals. 27th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: SAHIL SINHA
Current Rating: 2375
Title: IM
USA 
 Name: ARTHUR GUO
Current Rating: 2359
Title: IM
USA 
2022 Denker High School Tournament Champion, 2021 National Open Champion, Panam Youth Champion, Panam Junior Co-champion, 1 GM norm. 6th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: TIANQI WANG
Current Rating: 2317
Title: IM
USA 
North Carolina's first home grown International Master (earned 5 IM norms from CCC Norm Invitationals). 18th CCC Norm Invitational.
IM B
 Name: ALEXANDER MATROS
Current Rating: 2373
Title: IM
KAZ 
#1 rated player in South Carolina, current SC Champion and Senior Champion, PhD and Professor. 10th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: NIKOLAY ANDRIANOV
Current Rating: 2365
Title: IM
CCC 
Former Ukranian and Soviet Junior Champion, defeated top GMs Garry Kasparov, Bronstein, Suetin, Averbakh. 11th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: ROBERTO MARTIN DEL CAMPO
Current Rating: 2290
Title: IM
MEX 
World Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist (4-time representative), 2 draws with former World Champion Vishy Anand. 27th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: VINCENT TSAY
Current Rating: 2285
Title: FM
USA 
 Name: CARLOS SANDOVAL MERCADO
Current Rating: 2252
Title: FM
MEX 
#13 rated player from Mexico. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: ROBBY ADAMSON
Current Rating: 2250
Title: FM
USA 
Denker Tournament of High School Champions winner with 3 IM norms, peak ratings 2378 FIDE, 2447 USCF. 10th CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: EDDY TIAN
Current Rating: 2204
Title: IM
USA 
 Name: DOUG ECKERT
Current Rating: 2165
Title: FM
USA 
Published chess author and former U.S. Junior Open Champion. 4th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: MATAN PRILLELTENSKY
Current Rating: 2136
Title:
USA 
 Name: DOMINIQUE MYERS
Current Rating: 1985
Title:
USA