Carissa Yip wins 2018 US Girl's Chess Championship by a full point

US Girl's Chess Championship takes place on July 12 - 21 in St Louis

Final standings

​1 Yip, Carissa 7/9 2364 (2018 US Girl's Chess Champion)
2-3 Yu, Jennifer 6/9 2358
2-3 Nguyen, Emily 6/9 2215
4-5 Feng, Maggie 5/9 2236
4-5 Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia 5/9 2208
6 Samadashvili, Martha 4½/9 2040
7 Wu, Rochelle 4/9 2110
8-9 Morris-Suzuki, Sophie 3/9 1980
8-9 Matus, Nastassja 3/9 1960
10 Vittal, Sanjana 1½/9 1947

The U.S. Girls Closed Chess Championship is held between 12 and 21 July 2018. On the prestigious chess tournament junior female players under the age of 18 are competing for a chess prize fund of $10,300. The chess players receive 90 minutes for 40 chess moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the chess game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one.

Final round

Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia Feng, Maggie 0-1
Matus, Nastassja A Nguyen, Emily 0-1
Morris-Suzuki, Sophie Vittal, Sanjana 1-0
Samadashvili, Martha Wu, Rochelle ½-½
Yip, Carissa Yu, Jennifer R ½-½

Round 8

Feng, Maggie Yip, Carissa 0-1
Nguyen, Emily Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia 0-1
Vittal, Sanjana Matus, Nastassja A ½-½
Wu, Rochelle Morris-Suzuki, Sophie 0-1
Yu, Jennifer R Samadashvili, Martha ½-½

Round 7

Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia Vittal, Sanjana 1-0
Matus, Nastassja A Wu, Rochelle 1-0
Morris-Suzuki, Sophie Yu, Jennifer R 0-1
Nguyen, Emily Feng, Maggie 1-0
Samadashvili, Martha Yip, Carissa 0-1

Round 6 results

Feng, Maggie Samadashvili, Martha ½-½
Vittal, Sanjana Nguyen, Emily 0-1
Wu, Rochelle Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia 1-0
Yip, Carissa Morris-Suzuki, Sophie 0-1
Yu, Jennifer R Matus, Nastassja A 1-0

Round 5
Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia Yu, Jennifer R 1-0
Matus, Nastassja A Yip, Carissa 0-1
Morris-Suzuki, Sophie Samadashvili, Martha 0-1
Nguyen, Emily Wu, Rochelle ½-½
Vittal, Sanjana Feng, Maggie 0-1

Round 4
Feng, Maggie Morris-Suzuki, Sophie 1-0
Samadashvili, Martha Matus, Nastassja A 1-0
Wu, Rochelle Vittal, Sanjana ½-½
Yip, Carissa Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia 1-0
Yu, Jennifer R Nguyen, Emily 1-0

Round 3
Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia Samadashvili, Martha ½-½
Matus, Nastassja A Morris-Suzuki, Sophie 1-0
Nguyen, Emily Yip, Carissa ½-½
Vittal, Sanjana Yu, Jennifer R 0-1
Wu, Rochelle Feng, Maggie ½-½

Round 2
Feng, Maggie Matus, Nastassja A 1-0
Morris-Suzuki, Sophie Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia 0-1
Samadashvili, Martha Nguyen, Emily 0-1
Yip, Carissa Vittal, Sanjana 1-0
Yu, Jennifer R Wu, Rochelle 0-1

Round 1
Cervantes Landeiro, Thalia Matus, Nastassja A ½-½
Nguyen, Emily Morris-Suzuki, Sophie 1-0
Vittal, Sanjana Samadashvili, Martha ½-½
Wu, Rochelle Yip, Carissa 0-1
Yu, Jennifer R Feng, Maggie 1-0

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