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8-Year-Old Refuge is K-3 New York Chess Champion!

Tanitoluwa "Tani" Adewumi is the newly crowned 2019 New York K-3 Chess Champion. He went undefeated at the state tournament, outplaying children from elite private schools who had private chess tutors.

The USA's Youngest Ever International Chess Master!

Now 12 years old, Christopher Yoo, a San Francisco Bay Area local, has made history again, earning his International Master (IM) title at the Bay Area International Chess Tournament in January, 2019, becoming USA's Youngest Ever International Chess Master!

The World's Youngest Living Grandmaster - Gukesh!

D. Gukesh earned final GM norm at the Delhi Grandmaster Open in January 2019, and became the Youngest Living Grandmaster in the World and the 2nd Youngest Grandmaster in the World ever at the age of 12 years 7 months and 17 days!