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2014 ChessKid Online National Invitational, Rd. 3 Results

By FM FunMasterMike | Jun 7

The Third Annual ChessKid Online National Invitational Championship will take place June 6-8, 2014. The event will feature five sections of six players each. It is a round-robin with the time control of G/90 + 30 seconds per move.

Winners of each section will officially win a USCF National Championship and will earn $300 for chess lessons. All participants earn ChessKid.com and Chess.com gear, memberships and other prizes.

The schedule:

Round 1 - Friday, June 6 at 7 p.m. Eastern - click here for games/report

Round 2 - Saturday, June 7 at 11 a.m. Eastern - click here for games/report

Round 3 - Saturday, June 7 at 5 p.m. Eastern

Round 4 - Sunday, June 8 at 11 a.m. Eastern

Round 5 - Sunday, June 8 at 5 p.m. Eastern

Live broadcasts will be at ChessKid TV for rounds 1, 2, 4 and Chess.com/TV for rounds 3 and 5.

Below you will find the results of Round 3 Games, played Saturday afternoon. Updated scores are in parantheses and include the results of round 3.

Five of the six players who entered the round 2-0 won to move to 3-0, setting up a dramatic Sunday finish!

6 and Under | 8 and Under | 10 and Under | 12 and Under| Girls 13 and Under

6 and Under Section - Round 3 Results

Vishnu Vanapalli (3.0) - Anshul Gokul (1.0) 1-0

Raphael Manahan (0.5) - Arthur Xu (1.0) 0-1

Lucas Foerster-Yialamas (3.0) - Andrew Chen (0.5) 1-0

Lucas Foerster-Yialamas (ThirstyDonkey on ChessKid.com) will take Black against the other leader, Vishnu Vanapalli, in round 4

6 and Under - Round 3 Games

Vanapalli - Gokul

Manahan - Chen

Foerster-Yialamas - Chen


8 and Under Section - Round 3 Results 

Chinguun Bayaraa (3.0) - Andrew Tang (1.0) 1-0

Justin Wang (1.0) - Atreya Vaidya (1.5) 1/2-1/2

Winston Ni (1.5) - Benjamin Medina (1.0) 1/2-1/2



8 and Under - Round 3 Games

Bayaraa - Tang

Wang - Vaidya

Ni - Medina


Under 10 Section - Round 3 Results 

Alexander Costello (3.0) - Anthony Ge (1.0) 1-0

Kevin Chor (3.0) - Kevin Yang (1.0) 1-0

Daniel Levkov (1.0) - Ajay Krishnan (0.0) 1-0

10 and Under - Round 3 Games

Costello - Ge
Chor - Yang
Levkov - Krishnan



12 and Under Section - Round 3 Results 

Michael Wang (0.0) - Alburt Lu (1.5) 0-1

Praveen Balakrishnan (1.5) - Ruifeng Li (2.5) 0-1

Marcell Szabo (1.5) - John Burke (2.0) 1/2-1/2

12 and Under - Round 3 Games

Wang - Lu
Balakrishnan - Li

Szabo - Burke



Girls 13 Section and Under - Round 3 Results 

Priya Trakru (1.5) - Julia Sevilla (0.0) 1-0

Anupama Rajendra (2.0) - Emily Nguyen (2.5) 1/2-1/2

Chenyi Zhao (1.0) - Camille Kao (2.0) 0-1


Girls 13 and Under - Round 3 Games

Trakru - Sevilla
Rajendra - Nguyen

Zhao - Kao