Congratulations to BCS Alumni GM Sam Shankland, GM Christopher Yoo, GM Hans Niemann, and IM Josiah Stearman,* who will be representing the US Chess Federation at the 2023 FIDE World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, July 29th – August 25th. Only 206 players from 71 Federations are invited to play in this single elimination tournament, part of the qualification for the World Chess Championship! You can follow the tournament online at https://chessarena.com/
Congratulations and best of luck, alumni!
*IM Stearman will be teaching BCS Advanced Summer Camps, June 19th – June 30th, sign up here: https://www.
berkeleychessschool.org/ programs/camps/ !
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