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Richard Wang
Number of games in database: 69
Years covered: 2009 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2332 (2322 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2430

Overall record: +25 -27 =17 (48.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    A46 D02 D05 A40
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (7) 
    B76 B77 B25 B21 B22
 Slav (7) 
    D12 D17 D19 D10
 English, 1 c4 c5 (6) 
    A37 A30
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Wang vs I Krush, 2014 1/2-1/2
   R Wang vs S Shankland, 2014 1-0
   R Wang vs A Botez, 2011 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   8th Edmonton International (2013)
   Edmonton International (2012)
   9th Edmonton International (2014)
   11th Edmonton International (2016)
   World Junior Championship (2013)

   🏆 11th Edmonton International
   R Wang vs S Shankland (Jun-26-16) 1/2-1/2
   Belsar Valencia vs R Wang (Jun-25-16) 0-1
   Ganguly vs R Wang (Jun-24-16) 1-0
   R Wang vs D Haessel (Jun-23-16) 1-0
   B Sambuev vs R Wang (Jun-22-16) 1-0

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(born Sep-17-1998, 21 years old) Canada

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During an Easter tournament, 13 year-old IM Richard Wang became their youngest Alberta champion to date in 2012. (1) In 2011, he won the CYCC U-14 with 6/7 to advance to the WYCC. He finished with 6.5/9 (10th overall after tie-breaks) at the 2011 World Youth Chess Championship U-14 category in Brazil. In December of 2012, he won the Canadian Junior chess championship (2) with 6.5/9 and earlier in November he played at the World Youth Championship (2012) in the U-14 category to place 3rd. In 2010, he achieved a Canadian National Master certification, tied for 1st-3rd with Terry Song and Michael Song with 5.5/7 in the U-12 CYCC and the year preceeding, tying 2nd-4th (8.5/11 - 3rd after tie-breaks) in the under-12 age group 2009 World Youth Chess Championships. He placed tied for 10th-20th (16th on tiebreaks) at the U16 World youth chess championship in 2013. He has been coached by Miodrag Perunovic and Eugenio Torre and was ranked 8th in the world for his age ceiling of active players for September 2010. At the World youth team chess Olympiad (4), he scored 6.5/9 in games played on the team's 3rd board.

References: (1) , (2) (Larry Bevand's Strategy Games bookstore constructed the website and assisted with the majority of the organizing duties for this event), (3) & (2014 North American Junior chess championship), (4) (3rd board for the top of 3 Canadian teams at the youth team Olympiad in Hungary), (5) , (6) (clear 1st in the CYCC (open) U-18 section with 6/7), (7) (finished tied for 3rd-4th with 5/7 at the 2016 U-18 CYCC).

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 69  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Wang vs J Tayar  0-1662009Canadian OpenA48 King's Indian
2. R Wang vs A Martchenko  ½-½432009Canadian OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. R Wang vs R Sapozhnikov  ½-½462009CAN-ch U20D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
4. R Wang vs A Zenzera  1-0192009wycc (U12)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
5. R Wang vs K MacKinnon  1-0262010CICCD05 Queen's Pawn Game
6. L Day vs R Wang  0-1612010CICCA07 King's Indian Attack
7. M Song vs R Wang  1-0662010CYCC U12A37 English, Symmetrical
8. R Wang vs D Southam  ½-½442010Canadian Open - Westin Harbour CastleA90 Dutch
9. E Oussedik vs R Wang  0-1542010Canadian Open - Westin Harbour CastleD00 Queen's Pawn Game
10. R Wang vs R Gardner  1-0382010Edmonton internationalA46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. R Wang vs K MacKinnon  0-1292010Fall SectionalA46 Queen's Pawn Game
12. R Wang vs R Gardner  1-0472010Fall SectionalA40 Queen's Pawn Game
13. R Wang vs A Botez  1-0332011Canadian openA48 King's Indian
14. I Krush vs R Wang  ½-½292011Canadian openD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. R Wang vs Hebert  0-1622011Canadian openA46 Queen's Pawn Game
16. R Patterson vs R Wang  0-1292011Canadian openB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
17. R Wang vs D Bojkov  0-1282011Canadian openC41 Philidor Defense
18. Mike Ivanov vs R Wang  ½-½252011Canadian openB23 Sicilian, Closed
19. R Wang vs D Abrahams  1-0662011Canadian openB08 Pirc, Classical
20. R Wang vs Myriam Roy  1-0502011Canadian openD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. R Gardner vs R Wang 1-0462012Edmonton InternationalE41 Nimzo-Indian
22. R Wang vs D Haessel  ½-½812012Edmonton InternationalD85 Grunfeld
23. R Wang vs A Kovalyov  0-1342012Edmonton InternationalE15 Queen's Indian
24. I Krush vs R Wang 0-1282012Edmonton InternationalA30 English, Symmetrical
25. V M Mikhalevski vs R Wang 1-0612012Edmonton InternationalA37 English, Symmetrical
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-20-13  Fiona Macleod: Coached by Philippine GM Torre? GM So's next adversary.
Jun-17-14  Edmontonchessclub: In fact he will play against GM So next week. IM Wang's next tournament, competing against top GMs Wesley So and Vassily Ivanchuk, is featured here on Chessgames: 9th Edmonton International (2014)

The 9th Edmonton International starts this Saturday, June 21st.

Jun-29-14  Whitehat1963: Wisely, he goes by Richard.
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  Penguincw: Richard Wang wins the Canadian Youth Championship (U18 open) with a score of 6/7.

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