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Xiong, Troff Matchup Looms Large in Round 7

Although its a round-robin, the leaders have begun to collide in the late rounds of the U21 national championship, as several pairings through the tournament’s homestretch are proving favorable toward the Swiss theme.

Upsets Shuffle Standings at Junior Closed Halfway Point

In a topsy-turvy Tuesday, the players at the bottom of the standings managed to gain some ground at the 2014 U.S. Junior Closed Championship.

Confident Xiong Grabs Lead at U.S. Junior Closed Championship

13-year-old IM Jeffrey Xiong, in his third Junior Closed Championship appearance, played with relaxed confidence on Monday to grab sole possession of first place.

Sevian Scores; Troff, Xiong Lead U.S. Junior Closed After 3

The 2014 national championship for players under 21, which began Friday at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, kicked off with several shocker upsets and has since proven extremely decisive -- with only four draws through 15 games.

Troff Trounces, Sicilians Stomped in Round 2 of U.S. Junior Closed

In the second round of the 2014 U.S. Junior Closed Championship, four out of five games saw black answering in the classic resistance, though white was able to smash through all but one. GM Kayden Troff and IM Jeffrey Xiong lead the event after two rounds.

Big Wins for Williams, Colas in First Round of U.S. Junior Champs

A day of decisive results marked the opening round of the 2014 U.S. Junior Closed Championship, the national title for players under 21, with all five matches finding their way to victory including two big upsets from Joshua Colas and Justus Williams.

Nation's Top Juniors Prepare for Title Fight

The 2014 U.S. Junior Closed Championship, the national title fight for players under 21, held its opening ceremonies on Thursday night at the host Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

Young Stars to Vie for U.S. Junior Closed Title

Ten of the top young chess players in the United States will compete in the 2014 U.S. Junior Closed Championship June 19-29 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

Kamsky, Krush Repeat as U.S. Chess Champions

The tight drama of the 2014 U.S. Championships turned out to be all for show. When the dust of the near two-week long fight cleared, the two champions left standing were the same two champions as before.

The End is Near: Armageddon Looms in U.S. Championships Finale

Both the U.S. Championship and U.S. Women's Championship come down to a three-way playoff for glory. Tune in to see who will reign supreme in 2014.

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