Monday, July 13, 2009

Eric Rosen Wins U.S. Junior Open

Congratulations to Chicago-area chess prodigy Eric Rosen, who beat Kevin Bu in the "Armageddon" (I love that term) playoff to win the U.S. Junior Open in Milwaukee this past weekend. Eric, a freshman at Niles North High School, and Kevin, were at tied at 4.5/5 at the end of regulation play. Details from the U.S. Chess Federation here and below the video of the exciting playoff round by Chad Hirsch and courtesy of Chessmom64.

1 comments:

Lamarr Wilson said...

Wow congrats to you Eric! He's really growing up; freshman!