Spring 2023 GM/IM Norm Invitational

GM A
 Name: TANGUY RINGOIR
Current Rating: 2490
Title: GM
Score: 0.0
BEL 
#4 player from Belgium, #2 rated player from Maryland, 3-time Belgian National Champion, holds longest undefeated streak at CCC Invitationals (37 games). 20th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: TIANQI WANG
Current Rating: 2398
Title: IM
Score: 0.0
USA 
North Carolina's first home grown International Master (earned 5 IM norms from CCC Norm Invitationals). 19th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: HARSHID KUNKA
Current Rating: 2394
Title:
Score: 0.0
USA 
#4 rated 13-year-old in the US. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: DEAN IPPOLITO
Current Rating: 2381
Title: IM
Score: 0.0
USA 
2022 North Carolina State Champion. 5th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: GAURI SHANKAR
Current Rating: 2307
Title: FM
Score: 0.0
IND 
Chess streamer with 7 IM norms (3 from CCC Invitationals). 28th CCC Norm Invitational.

IM B
 Name: VLADIMIR GEORGIEV
Current Rating: 2422
Title: GM
Score: 0.0
MKD 
Former National Champion of Bulgaria and Macedonia, coach of Women's World Champion GM Antoaneta Stefanova, GM Aryan Tari, GM Jeffery Xiong. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: BREWINGTON HARDAWAY
Current Rating: 2345
Title: FM
Score: 0.0
USA 
#3 rated 13-year-old in the US, #1 Quick-rated player under 16 in the US, 2022 Barber Middle School Tournament Champion, 2022 National 8th Grade Champion. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: ALONSO ZAPATA
Current Rating: 2339
Title: GM
Score: 0.0
COL 
8-time Colombian Champion, first Colombian Grandmaster, played in 12 Chess Olympiads, defeated World Champions Vassily Smyslov and Vishy Anand. 9th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: OLIVIER-KENTA CHIKU-RATTE
Current Rating: 2322
Title: IM
Score: 0.0
CAN 
#22 rated player in Canada. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: JAMES CANTY
Current Rating: 2201
Title: FM
Score: 0.0
USA 
#7 rated player in Michigan, professional chess streamer. 7th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: QINDONG YANG
Current Rating: 2162
Title:
Score: 0.0
CHN 
#48 rated player in New York, #81 rated player in China. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.

IM C
 Name: TAMAS PETENYI
Current Rating: 2358
Title: IM
Score: 0.0
SVK 
#29 rated player from Slovakia, 2014 Olympiad representative. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: TERRY LUO
Current Rating: 2331
Title: FM
Score: 0.0
USA 
Top rated player from Delaware, #9 rated 15-year-old in the US. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: LIAM PUTNAM
Current Rating: 2282
Title: FM
Score: 0.0
USA 
#5 rated 14-year-old in the US, 2019 North American U14 Champion, 2 IM norms (1 from CCC Inv). 4th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: ROBERTO MARTIN DEL CAMPO
Current Rating: 2235
Title: IM
Score: 0.0
MEX 
World Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist (4-time representative), 2 draws with former World Champion Vishy Anand. 28th CCC Norm Invitational (CCC record).
 Name: JIANGWEI YU
Current Rating: 2154
Title:
Score: 0.0
CHN 
1st CCC Norm Invitational.

IM D