Spring 2022 GM/IM Norm Invitational

March 16-20, 2022

GM A
 Name: KAMIL DRAGUN
Current Rating: 2586
Title: GM
POL 
2019 Polish National Champion, 2018 Chess Olympiad representative (4th place). Student and chess player at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. 5th CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: ALEKSANDER MISTA
Current Rating: 2541
Title: GM
POL 
3-time Polish Junior Champion, 3-time member of World Chess Solving Competition for Team Poland. Manager of the chess team at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. 3rd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: ABHIMANYU MISHRA
Current Rating: 2505
Title: GM
USA 
Youngest GM in the World (World Record Holder for Youngest GM and Youngest IM), #1 rated U14 player in the World. 13th CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: RAJA PANJWANI
Current Rating: 2436
Title: IM
CAN 
3 GM norms (1 earned at CCCSA GM Norm Invitational), #6 Canadian, Master's Degrees from University of Oxford and Yale University; PhD student at NYU Stern. 3rd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: JASON LIANG
Current Rating: 2419
Title: IM
USA 
North American U12 Champion, Barber Middle School Co-Champion, New York State Champion, #2 rated 15-year-old in the US, earned 3 IM norms at CCC norm events. 1 GM norm. 8th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: MICHAEL BODEK
Current Rating: 2418
Title: IM
USA 
1 GM Norm. Represented Team USA at 2013 World Youth U16 Olympiad. Presidential Scholar and graduate of Dartmouth College. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: ARTHUR GUO
Current Rating: 2412
Title: IM
USA 
2021 National Open Champion (1st GM norm), Panamerican Youth Champion, Panamerican Junior Co-champion. 6th CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: ALEKSANDR OSTROVSKIY
Current Rating: 2409
Title: IM
USA 
3-time New York State Champion, 1 GM norm. 14th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: KASSA KORLEY
Current Rating: 2398
Title: IM
DEN 
Held the record for youngest African-American National Master in history, chess streamer with 2 GM norms (1 earned at CCC Norm Invitational). 18th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: MICHAEL LEE
Current Rating: 2377
Title: IM
USA 
Former Washington State Champion, peak USCF rating 2527. 2nd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
IM B
 Name: MARK PLOTKIN
Current Rating: 2400
Title: IM
CAN 
#10 rated Canadian, represented team Canada at the World Youth U16 Olympiad. 4th CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: TIANQI WANG
Current Rating: 2322
Title:
USA 
7 IM norms (5 from CCC Norm Invitationals). 17th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: BACH NGO
Current Rating: 2296
Title: FM
USA 
3rd place at 2021 North American Junior Championship (Charlotte, earned 1st IM norm), earned second IM norm at CCC norm invitational, #3 rated 13-year-old in the US, 2022 Florida K-8 Champion. 3rd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: DANILA POLIANNIKOV
Current Rating: 2273
Title: FM
USA 
#11 rated 17-year-old in the US. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: VISHNUVARDHAN ARJUN
Current Rating: 2268
Title: IM
IND 
Former British Junior Champion and U.S. G/60 Champion. 7th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: ALFONSO ALMEIDA
Current Rating: 2259
Title: IM
MEX 
Former Mexican Champion and Mexican Open Champion, represented Mexico at World Chess Olympiad. 2nd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: TANITOLUWA ADEWUMI
Current Rating: 2188
Title: FM
USA 
2021 North American U12 Champion, #2 rated 11-year-old in the US. 3rd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: PRATEEK MISHRA
Current Rating: 2164
Title:
USA 
#25 rated 17-year-old in the US. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: MAX RUSONIK
Current Rating: 2141
Title:
CAN 
USCF National Master, Canadian National Master, FIDE Candidate Master, #41 rated Canadian. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: DONALD JOHNSON
Current Rating: 2116
Title:
USA 
#17 rated 15-year-old in the US. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
IM C
 Name: JOSHUA POSTHUMA
Current Rating: 2389
Title: FM
USA 
1 IM norm (from CCCSA Norm Invitational), top 100 in the US, #3 rated player in Michigan. 3rd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: MIKE IVANOV
Current Rating: 2339
Title: FM
CAN 
2 IM norms, #13 rated Canadian. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: NIKOLAY ANDRIANOV
Current Rating: 2330
Title: IM
CCC 
Former Ukranian and Soviet Junior Champion, defeated top GMs Garry Kasparov, David Bronstein, Alexey Suetin, Yuri Averbakh. 10th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: RUIYANG YAN
Current Rating: 2284
Title: FM
USA 
#1 rated 14-year-old girl in the US, #3 rated 14-year-old in the US, 1 WIM norm. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: VISHNU VANAPALLI
Current Rating: 2259
Title:
USA 
#4 rated 14-year-old in the US, 1 IM norm (from 2021 US Masters, Charlotte). 2nd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: ROBERTO MARTIN DEL CAMPO
Current Rating: 2257
Title: IM
MEX 
World Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist (4-time representative), 2 draws with former World Champion Vishy Anand. 25th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: BREWINGTON HARDAWAY
Current Rating: 2199
Title:
USA 
#2 rated 12-year-old in the US, #1 Quick-rated player under 16 in the US. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: JAMES CANTY
Current Rating: 2198
Title: FM
USA 
#8 rated player in Michigan, chess streamer. 6th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: NICOLAS DE LA COLINA
Current Rating: 2181
Title:
USA 
#20 rated 17-year-old in the US. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: OLADAPO ADU
Current Rating: 2136
Title: IM
NGR 
Represented Nigeria at the World Chess Olympiad and Chess World Cup. 2nd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
IM D
 Name: ALONSO ZAPATA
Current Rating: 2378
Title: GM
COL 
8-time Colombian Champion, first Colombian Grandmaster, played in 12 Chess Olympiads, defeated World Champions Vassily Smyslov and Vishy Anand. 8th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: ALICE LEE
Current Rating: 2348
Title: FM
USA 
#1 rated U16 girl in the world, #2 rated 12-year-old in the US, 1 IM norm and 1 WGM norm. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: GUS HUSTON
Current Rating: 2319
Title: FM
USA 
#8 rated 16-year-old in the US, 1 IM norm. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: MING LU
Current Rating: 2298
Title:
USA 
#9 rated 15-year-old in the US, 1 IM norm (from CCCSA Norm Invitational). 3rd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: DANTE BEUKES
Current Rating: 2253
Title: IM
NAM 
#1 rated player in Namibia, 3-time Namibian champion, 2-time Olympiad representative, African Under 18 Champion. Student and chess player at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: ZACHARY DUKIC
Current Rating: 2228
Title: FM
CAN 
#26 rated Canadian, 1 IM norm. 2nd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: SUDARSHAN SRINIAIYER
Current Rating: 2209
Title:
USA 
#12 rated 16-year-old in the US, #9 player from Virginia. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: PEDRO RODRIGUEZ RIVERA
Current Rating: 2190
Title: IM
CUB 
2017 Panamerican Senior Champion. 3rd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: RAGHAV VENKAT
Current Rating: 2184
Title:
USA 
#15 rated 17-year-old in the US, #14 rated player in Florida, 2022 Florida K-12 Champion. 2nd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: DOUG ECKERT
Current Rating: 2165
Title: FM
USA 
Chess author and former U.S. Junior Open Champion. 4th CCC Norm Invitational.
IM E
 Name: JULIO BECERRA
Current Rating: 2493
Title: GM
USA 
2-time Cuban Champion, 8-time Florida State Champion, peak ratings 2614 FIDE and 2672 USCF (#7 in the US). 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: OLIVIER-KENTA CHIKU-RATTE
Current Rating: 2382
Title: IM
CAN 
#11 rated Canadian. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: ALEXANDER MATROS
Current Rating: 2357
Title: IM
KAZ 
#1 rated player in South Carolina, current SC Champion and Senior Champion, PhD and Professor. 10th CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: ANDY WOODWARD
Current Rating: 2301
Title: FM
USA 
#1 rated 11-year-old in the US, #1 blitz-rated player under 13 in the US, 2nd place at 2021 North American Junior Championship (Charlotte, earned 1st IM norm). 3rd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: RYO CHEN
Current Rating: 2278
Title: FM
USA 
#1 rated 12-year-old in the US, 1 IM norm (from CCC Norm Invitational). 3rd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: NICO CHASIN
Current Rating: 2260
Title: FM
USA 
#7 rated 15-year-old in the US, #2 blitz-rated player under 16 in the US, #2 quick-rated player under 16 in the US. 3rd CCCSA Norm Invitational.
 Name: GRAYSON RORRER
Current Rating: 2191
Title:
USA 
Columnist for American Chess Magazine, #15 rated 16-year-old in the US. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: ALPEREN KANLI
Current Rating: 2131
Title:
AZE 
#20 rated player from Virginia. 3rd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: MIKE ZALOZNYY
Current Rating: 2092
Title:
USA 
#3 rated player in Nevada, USCF Original Life Master. 2nd CCC Norm Invitational.
 Name: QINDONG YANG
Current Rating: 2084
Title:
CHN 
#37 rated player in New York, #97 rated player in China. 1st CCCSA Norm Invitational.