Omya Vidyarthi (USA)
World Chess Champion FIDE Rapid U10 Girls (2020)
3 times PanAmerican Champion
Omya Vidyarthi wins yet another international gold🥇for USA 🥳🥳 in U12-girls category at the North American Youth Chess Championship held in Chicago with competitors from Canada, Mexico and the US.
Her final score was 8.5/9.
With this win Omya also wins the direct title of WFM (Women Fide Master).
Omya wins 1st place in 2020 WORLD Chess Championship (U10, Girls)!
FIDE (International Chess Federation) invited top players from each continent (Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe) to compete in a selection tournament. Omya stood 1st in American selections in her age category (playing against opponents from countries: GUA, BRA, USA, CHI, USA, CAN, BOL).
4 players from each continent (total 16 players) went on to play the final rounds.
Final rounds were knock out basis, playing white once and black once against each opponent (Armageddon tie-break round, if needed) 16 -> 8 -> 4 -> 2 -> 1.
Omya played against top players in the world from EGY, IND, AZE, KAZ and prevailed.
She won the final round today to become the 2020 World Chess Champion (U10, Girls)!
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Omya Vidyarthi does it the third time!!
2017 – PanAmerican Chess U8Girls Gold winner (classic and blitz)
2018 – PanAmerican Chess U8Girls Gold winner (classic and blitz)
2019 – PanAmerican Chess U10Girls Gold winner (classic and blitz)!!!
This year, Omya Vidyarthi played opponents from Mexico, Peru, Costa Rica, USA, Argentina and Ecuador
And she won gold at World Amateur Chess U1700 (Women) earlier this month.
Omya Vidyarthi (US) is World Amateur Chess U1700 Women GOLD MEDALIST!!! The youngest player in her section! Vyom Vidyarthi (US) comes 5th in the top very hard section U2300 Open Section!
The Rebel Alliance is very international! And although the students are from different countries, it doesn’t mean that they can’t play the same tournaments!
[AMAZING NEWS FOR OUR CHESS REBELS!] Defending champion, Omya, does it again! Wins the 1st place gold for USA in U8 girls category (this time with a perfect score, winning all nine games! The only player among 600+ participants to do so!) at the Pan American Youth Chess Championship, 2018, Chile. She won 1st place in Blitz, too, again winning all nine rounds!