USCS student Justus Williams wins the 2013 United States Cadet Championship
Justus Williams has garnered a lot of attention for his recent appearance in the hit documentary Brooklyn Castle. In the recent U.S. Cadet Championship, an elite tournament for the nation's top players under age 16, Justus proved that the hype was justified.
He won against another recent US Chess School camper, Michael William Brown, in a tiebreak match.
And for the first time in U.S. Cadet Championship history, all eight players in the tournament were past participants in U.S. Chess School.
Congratulations to Justus, and we look forward to seeing more of our alumni achieving great heights in their chess careers. Read more
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Did You Know?
The nation's most prestigious youth tournaments are the U.S. Junior Closed and U.S. Cadet Championship.
In 2013, all 18 participants in both invitational tournaments were previous students of the U.S. Chess School. Way to go, Chess Schoolers!