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Justus D Williams
Number of games in database: 29
Years covered: 2010 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2326 (2222 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2341

Overall record: +10 -12 =7 (46.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (5) 
    A04 A06
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (6) 
    B42 B43 B27 B52 B41
 Sicilian Kan (4) 
    B42 B41 B43
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Bercys vs J D Williams, 2012 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   41st Annual World Open (2013)
   Millionaire Chess (2014)

   J Borisek vs J D Williams (Feb-11-17) 1-0
   J D Williams vs D Swiercz (Dec-28-16) 0-1
   I Nyzhnyk vs J D Williams (Oct-17-16) 1-0
   J D Williams vs A Barnett (Oct-12-14) 1-0
   J D Williams vs L Milman (Oct-11-14) 0-1

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(born May-25-1998, 18 years old) United States of America

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USCF National Master; FM title and an IM norm (2013). (1)

Justus Williams is the youngest African-American to win the title of USCF National Master. He was runner up to Elliott Liu in the final of the inaugural Xtreme Chess Championship. (2). In June 2013 he won the 2013 U.S. Junior Open. (3)

References: (1) (North American 2013 U-18 chess championship). (2) Link to the three preliminary knockout rounds and the final of the Xtreme Chess Championships:; Chessbase article about Xtreme chess championship and related matters: (3)

Interview with Justus Williams on 23 March 2012:

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 29  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. N Ghvamberia vs J D Williams  0-161 2010 WYCC Open U12B42 Sicilian, Kan
2. J D Williams vs M Mkrtchyan  0-151 2010 WYCC Open U12A06 Reti Opening
3. Yi Xu vs J D Williams  0-194 2010 WYCC Open U12B42 Sicilian, Kan
4. J D Williams vs A Tari  ½-½35 2010 WYCC Open U12A39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
5. Volodymyr Vetoshko vs J D Williams  1-039 2010 WYCC Open U12B41 Sicilian, Kan
6. J D Williams vs E Melnikov 1-053 2010 WYCC Open U12A35 English, Symmetrical
7. M Karthikeyan vs J D Williams  ½-½70 2010 WYCC Open U12B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
8. R Kashtanov vs J D Williams 1-026 2012 Philadelphia OpenB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. J D Williams vs Liu Qingnan  ½-½49 2012 World OpenA04 Reti Opening
10. T Batchuluun vs J D Williams  1-030 2012 World OpenE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
11. J D Williams vs Smirin  0-128 2012 World OpenA04 Reti Opening
12. S Bercys vs J D Williams 0-138 2012 World OpenE15 Queen's Indian
13. R M Perez vs J D Williams  1-065 2012 ch-USA Junior GpBA13 English
14. J D Williams vs D Naroditsky  ½-½40 2012 ch-USA Junior GpBE17 Queen's Indian
15. M Arnold vs J D Williams  ½-½80 2012 ch-USA Junior GpBA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
16. E Rosen vs J D Williams  0-148 2012 ch-USA Junior GpBA16 English
17. V Neimer vs J D Williams 1-033 2013 41st Annual World OpenE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
18. J D Williams vs N Mitkov  1-044 2013 41st Annual World OpenD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. E Tegshsuren vs J D Williams  0-153 2013 41st Annual World OpenE00 Queen's Pawn Game
20. J D Williams vs Kaufman  0-142 2013 41st Annual World OpenA09 Reti Opening
21. Lenderman vs J D Williams  ½-½40 2013 41st Annual World OpenA04 Reti Opening
22. J D Williams vs B Adithya  1-050 2013 41st Annual World OpenD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
23. C Boor vs J D Williams  ½-½51 2013 41st Annual World OpenE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
24. J D Williams vs S Azarov 1-040 2014 Millionaire ChessA06 Reti Opening
25. J D Williams vs L Milman  0-123 2014 Millionaire ChessA09 Reti Opening
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-21-12  14DogKnight: This talented young man is in the final in the Xtreme Chess Championship:

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  twinlark: Unfortunately he lost to his much older and more experienced opponent, but he should do well in the future, and not just in Xtreme Chess.
May-09-12  benjinathan: He was 5.5/7 in the most recent U.S. HIGH SCHOOL chess championships. His middle school team won the high school event.
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  paulalbert: Justus also did very well at the Bobby Fischer Memorial Blitz on March 23rd at the Marshall Chess Club that I sponsored.He had to play GM Kacheisvili in the final round. Had he won the game, Justus would have finished among the top money winners. He lost to such strong opposition and Kacheisvili shared the top prize, but Justus did win the under 14 prize.
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  wordfunph: 100% Sicilian player, difficult to prepare against Justus :)
Sep-10-12  Xeroxx: "Date of Birth 19898":

Sep-10-12  andrewjsacks: <Xeroxx> Yes, I noticed that too. Perhaps his style is hyper-hyper modern-modern.
Nov-01-12  TheMacMan: Here is Magnus Carlsen LOSING to 13 year old Justus williams from Brooklyn! wow a 13 year old takes down the #1 in the world with ease!
Nov-01-12  Mudphudder: Nice win. But I wish I could see the entire game. It's strange that there is no clock and they are blitz'ing out the moves.
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  Jim Bartle: They played another game with a clock under formal conditions, which Carlsen won after a tough battle. Williams put up tough resistance:

Jun-07-13  SetNoEscapeOn: Congrats to Justus Williams for winning the 2013 US Junior Open!

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  ketchuplover: and for his first round triumph at the millionaire chess open
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  MissScarlett: ♫Where did you get that name? Where did you get that name?♫

I think it might have been the radical slogan, 'No justice, just us!'

Mar-15-17  Prince Patzer: Now he has 3 IM norms and a FIDE rating of 2370
Apr-25-17  Moszkowski012273: Yep... Next stop IM!
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