IM Advait Patel leads US Junior Chess Championship by a full point after 4 rds

US Junior Chess Championship takes place on July 12 - 21 in St Louis

​Standings after 4 rounds

The U.S. Junior Closed Chess Championship is held between 12 and 21 July 2018. On the prestigious chess tournament junior players under the age of 21 are competing for a prize fund of $20,600. The chess players receive 90 minutes for 40 chess moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one.

Round 4
Balakrishnan, Praveen Burke, John M ½-½
Bian, Alex Patel, Advait 0-1
Chandra, Akshat Tang, Andrew 1-0
Li, Ruifeng Brattain, Mika A ½-½
Liang, Awonder Wang, Annie 1-0

Round 3
Burke, John M Bian, Alex 1-0
Chandra, Akshat Li, Ruifeng 1-0
Patel, Advait Liang, Awonder ½-½
Tang, Andrew Balakrishnan, Praveen 0-1
Wang, Annie Brattain, Mika A 0-1

Round 2
Balakrishnan, Praveen Chandra, Akshat ½-½
Bian, Alex Tang, Andrew 1-0
Brattain, Mika A Patel, Advait 0-1
Li, Ruifeng Wang, Annie 0-1
Liang, Awonder Burke, John M ½-½

Round 1
Balakrishnan, Praveen Li, Ruifeng ½-½
Burke, John M Brattain, Mika A ½-½
Chandra, Akshat Bian, Alex 0-1
Patel, Advait Wang, Annie 1-0
Tang, Andrew Liang, Awonder ½-½