Monday, July 27, 2015

Susan Polgar Girls Invitational in St. Louis

Naomi won 1st place under 12, and got $1000 for the World Youth Chess  Championship!
Also, she shared 2nd place in blitz.

Quoting chronologically from https://chessdailynews.com/12th-annual-spf-girls-invitational-at-webster-university/, added photos courtesy Paul Truong:

12th annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational at Webster University

Saturday, July 25 - Arrival Day
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Game Analyses with SPICE students
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Swimming – University Center Indoor Pool
Sunday, July 26
9:00 am – 12:00 pm: Training
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Naomi with Susan Polgar:
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: City Tour
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4:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Puzzle Solving Championship
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Game Analyses with SPICE students
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm: Bughouse Championship
Monday, July 27
9:45 am Campus Tour
1:00 pm Opening Ceremony
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2:00 pm Tournament Round 1
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Blitz Championship -- Naomi shared 2nd place!
Tuesday, July 28
9:30 am Tournament Round 2
& Friends & Family Event starts
3:00 pm Tournament Round 3
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Swimming – University Center Indoor Pool
Wednesday, July 29
9:30 am Tournament Round 4
3:00 pm Tournament Round 5
Thursday, July 30
9:30 am Tournament Round 6
3:00 pm Closing Ceremony
4:00 pm Departure

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Naomi won 1st place in the Under-12 category, and got $1000 for the World Youth Chess  Championship!

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