chess player of Cuban origin linear dominguezu You Thalia Servants They will repeat their appearance at the United States Championship to be played from October 4 to 20 at the St. Louis Chess Club’s traditional headquarters.
Dominguez, who represented the great northern nation at this year’s Chennai Olympiad, will be one of 14 chess players who will fight for the crown, including Fabiano Caruana, Levon Aronian and Wesley So are the winners of the last two editions of the event.
The list of contestants included the absence of Hikaru Nakamura and the inclusion of Hans Nieman, the man who has since sparked tremendous controversy. Doubts about the legitimacy of his dizzying rise in FIDE rankings
Incidentally, The Idol of Guins was about to prevail in the 2019 edition (it was second half a point behind Nakamura), And in his subsequent two appearances, he anchored in fourth place.
For his part, Cervantes will compete against 13 other players led by veterans Irina Krush and Anna Zatonsky and U.S. junior champion Jennifer Yu.
Young Havanan debuted in these events in 2020, when she could do very little (she was proficient), but the following year she showed signs of improvement by keeping her balance in the middle of the table. a winTwo strokes and eight draws.
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