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Darwin Yang
Number of games in database: 116
Years covered: 2007 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2482 (2496 rapid, 2454 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2498

Overall record: +35 -38 =43 (48.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (16) 
    E44 E46 E43 E42 E53
 Slav (11) 
    D10 D11 D12
 Modern Benoni (8) 
    A57 A70 A59 A62
 Benko Gambit (5) 
    A57 A59
 Grunfeld (4) 
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A50 A41 E00
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (17) 
    C10 C11 C00 C19 C12
 French (13) 
    C10 C11 C00 C12
 Semi-Slav (6) 
    D45 D44 D46 D43
 King's Indian Attack (5) 
 Nimzo Indian (4) 
    E32 E25
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Anatoly Bykhovsky vs D Yang, 2011 1/2-1/2
   V Voskanian vs D Yang, 2012 0-1
   L Henry vs D Yang, 2011 0-1
   S Zierk vs D Yang, 2010 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USA Junior Championship (2010)
   Spice Cup (Group B) (2010)
   39th World Open (2011)
   41st Annual World Open (2013)
   Berkeley International (2011)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2011 Spice Cup (Group B) by gauer

   🏆 25th North American Open
   D Yang vs Dreev (Dec-28-15) 0-1
   D Yang vs Robson (Jul-07-13) 1/2-1/2
   Shabalov vs D Yang (Jul-07-13) 1-0
   D Yang vs A Getz (Jul-06-13) 1-0
   Milov vs D Yang (Jul-06-13) 1/2-1/2

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(born Dec-04-1996, 24 years old) United States of America

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Last updated: 2018-12-02 20:47:45

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 116  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Morshedi vs D Yang  ½-½402007OCF Winter NAO FIDE OpenB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
2. D Yang vs K Nonchev  0-1462007Dallas OpenE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
3. B F Gibbons vs D Yang ½-½412008U.S. Championship QualifierA00 Uncommon Opening
4. A Almeida vs D Yang  ½-½34200836th World OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. D Yang vs J Friedel 1-030200836th World OpenA57 Benko Gambit
6. R Hess vs D Yang  1-027200836th World OpenC19 French, Winawer, Advance
7. D Yang vs E Perelshteyn 0-131200836th World OpenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
8. D Yang vs K Shiven  ½-½442008Open 12-wyccD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. D Gordievsky vs D Yang  1-0262008Open 12-wyccD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. D Yang vs Lenderman  0-1432008National Chess CongressD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. Buddy Thompson vs D Yang 0-1402009Foxwoods OpenD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
12. G Kacheishvili vs D Yang 1-0352009Foxwoods OpenD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. J Sarkar vs D Yang  1-0472009Foxwoods OpenD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
14. D Yang vs I Krush 0-1372010SPICE Spring InvitationalD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. S Zierk vs D Yang  0-1372010USA Junior ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
16. D Yang vs C Holt  1-0442010USA Junior ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. P Zhao vs D Yang  1-0472010USA Junior ChampionshipC00 French Defense
18. D Yang vs W Harper  1-0602010USA Junior ChampionshipE29 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
19. J Bryant vs D Yang  ½-½282010USA Junior ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
20. D Yang vs S Shankland  0-1432010USA Junior ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. T Hughes vs D Yang 0-1262010USA Junior ChampionshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. Robson vs D Yang  ½-½252010USA Junior ChampionshipD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. D Yang vs E Rosen  ½-½512010USA Junior ChampionshipE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
24. Anatoly Bykhovsky vs D Yang  1-0342010Spice Cup (Group B)A04 Reti Opening
25. D Yang vs B Finegold 1-0272010Spice Cup (Group B)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-02-08  pawnofdoom: Another one of the rising stars in the US. I believe he is 12 or so. Maybe 11. But he is at the top of the rating list int he US for his age!
Jan-02-08  whiskeyrebel: I've sat next to him during a couple tournament rounds. He sat on a phone book..or something. This kid's going places.
Jan-06-08  pawnofdoom: Oh wait I am mistaken. He is only 10 and he's #1 in the US for quick chess out of players under 13!
Jan-06-08  Jim Bartle: He appears to be evolving quickly, then.
Jan-06-08  Udit Narayan: <Jim Bartle> LOL!
Jan-06-08  Jim Bartle: Thanks, but really it was just a natural selection.
Jan-06-08  whiskeyrebel: Ohhhh, now I get it.
Oct-31-11  notyetagm: Darwin Yang


D Yang vs R Robson, 2011

D Yang vs R Mogranzini, 2011

Apr-10-12  waustad: He beat GM Margvelashvili, Giorgi yesterday at the
May-30-12  notyetagm: TAKEN D. Yang vs Robson Saint Louis Invitational 2011 33 ... Rd1xBe1! 0-1 destroys White e1-bishop defender of White f2-queen

ATTACKED D.Yang vs Mogranzini Spice Cup Group B 2011 60 Rh6-h4?? f7-f6+! 0-1 attacks White g5-king defender, vacates f7-sq for rtg ... Be6-f7+


NM Dan Heisman: The logic a guarded piece is not really guarded if the guard can be attacked (60 ... f7-f6+! 0-1) or taken (33 ... Rc1xBe1! 0-1) is not really emphasized in beginner's books.

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  FSR: It's too bad that Yang has never played Hao Yin.
Jun-16-12  poorpatzer: He's on the Denker list, if he isn't too good to play he ought to sweep:
Mar-17-14  waustad: He's on the list for the GM title decision for FIDE:

It doesn't look like he'll be over 2500 by then though it should be very close (Oklahoma gain:, though he lost some rating at the UT Dallas Spring Open and didn't have a good start that could have possibly taken him over the threshhold. He's been just under 2500 for about 2 years, so it's likely he gets there soon at his age. He should be ready to start college soon, so I'm sure the top teams are courting him.

Dec-05-14  Rookiepawn: <FSR: It's too bad that Yang has never played Hao Yin.>

Do you think so? I guess all their games would be draws.

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  takchess: I believe he is now a GM.
Dec-02-18  sonia91: Apparently he studies at Harvard University, whose chess team finished 2nd in the inaugural Ivy Chess Challenge:
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  WannaBe: "Its not the strongest that survive, its the one that is most adoptive to the newest B33 line." -- D. Yang

Okay, no, I made that up.

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  HeMateMe: has Harvard done anything at the Pan Am college chess tournament, do they participate?

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