Jennifer Yu Wins 2019 U.S. Women’s Championship

Jennifer Yu Wins 2019 U.S. Women’s Championship

With her decisive win over Anna Zatonskih in Round 10 of the U.S. Women’s Championship, Jennifer Yu has clinched the title of 2019 U.S. Women’s Champion with a round to spare. Yu is currently at 9/10 and plays Carissa Yip tomorrow.


The USA Championship 2019 20 – 31 Mar 2019, Saint Louis (USA)

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Jennifer Yu (photo Kellar)

Jennifer Shahade So happy for 17 y.o Jennifer Yu, our new U.S. Women’s Champion! #USChessChamps Her advice for other aspiring teen champs: “Keep Playing. Sometimes it gets really hard but it’s worth it in the end. I can’t imagine my life without chess.”

[Site "Saint Louis USA"]
[Date "2019.03.30"]
[White "Zatonskih, A."]
[Black "Yu, Jennifer"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D17"]
[WhiteElo "2430"]
[BlackElo "2273"]
[PlyCount "66"]
[EventDate "2019.03.18"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Ne5 Nbd7 7. Nxc4 Qc7 8.
g3 e5 9. dxe5 Nxe5 10. Bf4 Nfd7 11. Bg2 f6 12. O-O Rd8 13. Qc1 Be6 14. Ne4 Bb4
15. Rd1 O-O 16. Rd4 a5 17. h4 Nc5 18. Rxd8 Qxd8 19. Nxc5 Bxc5 20. Nxe5 Bxf2+
21. Kh2 fxe5 22. Bxe5 Bd4 23. Bf4 Qb6 24. Qc2 Bb3 25. Qc1 Qb4 26. Bd2 Qd6 27.
Bf4 Qb4 28. Bd2 Qe7 29. Bc3 Be3 30. Qe1 Bf2 31. Qd2 Bxg3+ 32. Kxg3 Qc7+ 33. Kg4
Be6+ 0-1


 

Her chess day wasn’t done as young celebrity and New York K-3 Champion “Tani” challenged the new women’s champ to a few games. Photo: Lennart Ootes/Saint Louis Chess Club.

Jennifer Yu ma legyőzte Anna Zatonskihet, hogy vasárnapja a pihenés napja. Már elkapta a 2019-es címet. Fotó: Lennart Ootes / Saint Louis Chess Club.

Yu, all alone at the top. Photo: Austin Fuller/Saint Louis Chess Club.



US Women’s Chess Championship 2019 2019-03-20 – 2019-04-03

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ch-USA w 2019 Saint Louis USA (USA), 18 iii-2 iv 2019 cat. II (2293)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2
1. Yu, Jennifer f USA 2273 * 1 ½ ½ 1 . 1 1 1 1 1 1 9 2662
2. Zatonskih, Anna m USA 2430 0 * ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 . ½ 2474
3. Abrahamyan, Tatev wg USA 2377 ½ ½ * ½ 1 1 0 1 1 . 1 ½ 7 2436
4. Wang, Annie f USA 2304 ½ 0 ½ * . 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 2403
5. Sharevich, Anna wg USA 2282 0 ½ 0 . * ½ 1 ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 2257
6. Yip, Carissa f USA 2279 . 0 0 0 ½ * 1 0 0 1 1 1 2260
7. Feng, Maggie f USA 2199 0 0 1 ½ 0 0 * . 1 0 1 ½ 4 2215
8. Krush, Irina g USA 2451 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1 . * ½ ½ 0 1 4 2215
9. Eswaran, Ashritha wm USA 2234 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 0 ½ * 1 1 . 4 2242
10. Gorti, Akshita f USA 2272 0 0 . 0 1 0 1 ½ 0 * 0 1 2177
11. Foisor, Sabina-Francesca wg USA 2276 0 . 0 0 ½ 0 0 1 0 1 * ½ 3 2132
12. Nguyen, Emily wm USA 2143 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 . 0 ½ * 2121
Round 1 (March 20, 2019)
Zatonskih, Anna – Gorti, Akshita 1-0 56 E17 Queens Indian
Abrahamyan, Tatev – Feng, Maggie 0-1 49 C19 French Winawer
Sharevich, Anna – Yu, Jennifer 0-1 47 D30 Queen’s Gambit (without Nc3)
Yip, Carissa – Foisor, Sabina-Francesca 1-0 59 C28 Vienna Game
Krush, Irina – Nguyen, Emily 1-0 41 D12 Slav Defence
Eswaran, Ashritha – Wang, Annie 0-1 42 B20 Sicilian Wing Gambit
Round 2 (March 21, 2019)
Yu, Jennifer – Eswaran, Ashritha 1-0 40 A61 Benoni
Abrahamyan, Tatev – Zatonskih, Anna ½-½ 31 C42 Petroff’s Defence
Wang, Annie – Krush, Irina ½-½ 37 E59 Nimzo Indian
Feng, Maggie – Nguyen, Emily ½-½ 35 A09 Reti Opening
Gorti, Akshita – Yip, Carissa 0-1 23 A05 Various
Foisor, Sabina-Francesca – Sharevich, Anna ½-½ 69 D00 Queen’s Pawn Game
Round 3 (March 22, 2019)
Zatonskih, Anna – Feng, Maggie 1-0 74 D02 Queen’s Pawn Game
Sharevich, Anna – Gorti, Akshita 0-1 64 E09 Catalan
Yip, Carissa – Abrahamyan, Tatev 0-1 36 C00 French Defence
Krush, Irina – Yu, Jennifer 0-1 40 B13 Caro Kann Exchange
Eswaran, Ashritha – Foisor, Sabina-Francesca 1-0 51 B08 Pirc Defence
Nguyen, Emily – Wang, Annie ½-½ 41 C01 French Exchange
Round 4 (March 23, 2019)
Yu, Jennifer – Nguyen, Emily 1-0 32 C50 Giuoco Piano
Zatonskih, Anna – Yip, Carissa 1-0 87 D77 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Abrahamyan, Tatev – Sharevich, Anna 1-0 66 B23 Sicilian Closed
Feng, Maggie – Wang, Annie ½-½ 88 A07 Barcza System
Gorti, Akshita – Eswaran, Ashritha 0-1 33 A61 Benoni
Foisor, Sabina-Francesca – Krush, Irina 1-0 146 B62 Sicilian Rauzer
Round 5 (March 24, 2019)
Wang, Annie – Yu, Jennifer ½-½ 49 D17 Slav Defence
Sharevich, Anna – Zatonskih, Anna ½-½ 44 E04 Catalan
Yip, Carissa – Feng, Maggie 1-0 46 C03 French Tarrasch
Krush, Irina – Gorti, Akshita ½-½ 40 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Eswaran, Ashritha – Abrahamyan, Tatev 0-1 41 C16 French Winawer
Nguyen, Emily – Foisor, Sabina-Francesca ½-½ 44 D25 QGA
Round 6 (March 25, 2019)
Zatonskih, Anna – Eswaran, Ashritha 1-0 48 D61 Queens Gambit Main Line with 7.Qc2
Abrahamyan, Tatev – Krush, Irina 1-0 44 B35 Sicilian Defence
Yip, Carissa – Sharevich, Anna ½-½ 76 B43 Sicilian Paulsen
Feng, Maggie – Yu, Jennifer 0-1 40 D73 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Gorti, Akshita – Nguyen, Emily 1-0 37 A06 Zukertort Opening
Foisor, Sabina-Francesca – Wang, Annie 0-1 35 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Round 7 (March 27, 2019)
Yu, Jennifer – Foisor, Sabina-Francesca 1-0 72 A20 English Opening
Wang, Annie – Gorti, Akshita 1-0 41 E32 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Sharevich, Anna – Feng, Maggie 1-0 25 A40 Unusual Replies to 1.d4
Krush, Irina – Zatonskih, Anna 0-1 34 D31 Semi-Slav Defence
Eswaran, Ashritha – Yip, Carissa 1-0 43 B67 Sicilian Rauzer
Nguyen, Emily – Abrahamyan, Tatev ½-½ 41 E19 Queens Indian
Round 8 (March 28, 2019)
Zatonskih, Anna – Nguyen, Emily ½-½ 47 D11 Slav Defence
Abrahamyan, Tatev – Wang, Annie ½-½ 32 B56 Sicilian Defence
Sharevich, Anna – Eswaran, Ashritha ½-½ 44 A46 Queen’s Pawn Opening
Yip, Carissa – Krush, Irina 0-1 42 B35 Sicilian Defence
Feng, Maggie – Foisor, Sabina-Francesca 1-0 52 A07 Barcza System
Gorti, Akshita – Yu, Jennifer 0-1 42 D00 Queen’s Pawn Game
Round 9 (March 29, 2019)
Yu, Jennifer – Abrahamyan, Tatev ½-½ 49 E46 Nimzo Indian Rubinstein
Wang, Annie – Zatonskih, Anna 0-1 57 E36 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Krush, Irina – Sharevich, Anna ½-½ 59 D31 Semi-Slav Defence
Eswaran, Ashritha – Feng, Maggie 0-1 77 C19 French Winawer
Foisor, Sabina-Francesca – Gorti, Akshita 1-0 45 A40 Unusual Replies to 1.d4
Nguyen, Emily – Yip, Carissa 0-1 43 D76 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Round 10 (March 30, 2019)
Zatonskih, Anna – Yu, Jennifer 0-1 33 D17 Slav Defence
Abrahamyan, Tatev – Foisor, Sabina-Francesca 1-0 58 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Sharevich, Anna – Nguyen, Emily 1-0 42 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit
Yip, Carissa – Wang, Annie 0-1 28 B69 Sicilian Rauzer
Feng, Maggie – Gorti, Akshita 0-1 60 E08 Catalan
Eswaran, Ashritha – Krush, Irina ½-½ 45 B38 Sicilian Maroczy Bind

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