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Andrew Tang
Number of games in database: 194
Years covered: 2015 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2538 (2427 rapid, 2584 blitz)

Overall record: +17 -15 =12 (52.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 150 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (54) 
    D00 A45 A40 D02 A41
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E32 E34 E21 E39
 King's Indian (9) 
    E81 E83 E80
 Grunfeld (8) 
With the Black pieces:
 Queen's Gambit Declined (22) 
    D31 D37 D30
 Ruy Lopez (20) 
    C79 C92 C78 C91 C77
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (9) 
    C92 C91 C89
 Giuoco Piano (8) 
    C50 C53 C54
 Four Knights (7) 
    C47 C49 C48
 Catalan (6) 
    E04 E06 E07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Tang vs Shabalov, 2017 1-0
   A Tang vs C Holt, 2017 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)
   Pro Chess League (2018)
   PRO Chess League KO Stage (2019)
   Reykjavik Open (2019)
   Pacific Northwest Chess Center Masters (2020)
   World Junior Championship (2018)

   🏆 World Blitz Championship
   A Tang vs R Faizrakhmanov (Dec-30-21) 1-0, blitz
   A Tang vs A Puranik (Dec-30-21) 1-0, blitz
   K Piorun vs A Tang (Dec-30-21) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   A Tang vs Sindarov (Dec-30-21) 0-1, blitz
   Nihal vs A Tang (Dec-30-21) 0-1, blitz

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(born Nov-29-1999, 22 years old) United States of America

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Tang won the 2014 North American Junior championship(1). By doing this he earned the International Master title and a GM norm.

References: (1)

Wikipedia article: Andrew Tang

Last updated: 2019-07-07 11:17:33

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 244  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Tang vs J Banawa  0-1542013SPICE Cup OpenA57 Benko Gambit
2. Xiong vs A Tang  1-03420159th Philadelphia OpenC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
3. A Tang vs Burke 0-145201543rd Annual World OpenD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
4. A Velikanov vs A Tang  ½-½292015116th US OpenD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
5. S Vibbert vs A Tang  ½-½732015116th US OpenC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. A Tang vs M Brattain  1-0352015116th US OpenA56 Benoni Defense
7. A Tang vs V Panchanatham  ½-½472015116th US OpenD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. V Akobian vs A Tang  0-141201525th North American OpenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. A Tang vs O Barbosa  0-182201525th North American OpenD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. A Tang vs Zhou Jianchao  ½-½46201525th North American OpenE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
11. A Tang vs Kudrin  ½-½282016Dayton MastersD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
12. Z Andriasian vs A Tang  ½-½120201625th Kavala OpenC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
13. A Tang vs Benedict A Smail  1-0392017PRO Chess League (Pacific)E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
14. Jason Cigan vs A Tang  0-1412017PRO Chess League (Pacific)C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
15. A Tang vs Tarjan  0-1432017PRO Chess League (Pacific)A90 Dutch
16. N Raptis vs A Tang  ½-½522017PRO Chess League (Pacific)A06 Reti Opening
17. G Petesch vs A Tang  1-0422017PRO Chess League (Pacific)A06 Reti Opening
18. A Tang vs H Sakai  1-0302017PRO Chess League (Pacific)D00 Queen's Pawn Game
19. A Tang vs Shabalov  ½-½352017PRO Chess League (Pacific)E81 King's Indian, Samisch
20. E Perelshteyn vs A Tang  0-1682017PRO Chess League (Pacific)C47 Four Knights
21. Swiercz vs A Tang  1-0362017PRO Chess League (Pacific)C78 Ruy Lopez
22. N Rosenthal vs A Tang  1-0302017PRO Chess League (Pacific)C47 Four Knights
23. A Tang vs Zherebukh  0-1492017PRO Chess League (Pacific)D70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
24. A Tang vs A Ramirez Alvarez  0-1492017PRO Chess League (Pacific)E00 Queen's Pawn Game
25. A Tang vs C Holt  1-0642017PRO Chess League (Pacific)D00 Queen's Pawn Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-16-15  Caissanist: There are, confusingly, two different Andrew Tangs who are US juniors. There is a nine year old who is rated 1493, but that's not the same guy as the person drawing and defeating 2400 players in the games given above. Those are from a 16 year-old of the same name who is himself rated 2475.
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  HeMateMe: I think the moon is possible.
Jun-13-17  waustad: He is doing quite well in Medallin in the Continental Championships. A GM norm watch seems in order, since he's playing his third GM now and has a tpr over 2600 so far.
Jun-14-17  BIDMONFA: Andrew Tang

TANG, Andrew

Jun-15-17  waustad: The FIDE site has him with 2 GM norms already, though I don't know what all the data in the boxes mean. One is clearly a 9 game norm, but the one for the N A Junior Championship from Kitchner, Canada looks different from others I've seen on the site, so I don't know how many games it is worth. He could get up to an 11 round norm in Medallin, but he may only need 9. As of now he's playing in round 8 and is still over 2600 tpr.
Jun-15-17  sonia91: <waustad: One is clearly a 9 game norm, but the one for the N A Junior Championship from Kitchner, Canada looks different from others I've seen on the site, so I don't know how many games it is worth.> Winning a continental or a sub-continental junior (i.e. U20) championship earns the winner the IM title and a 9-game GM norm:
Jun-16-17  waustad: <sonia91> Thanks. A draw against Axel Bachmann tomorrow would then be enough to get him to the point where he would just need a rating over 2500 live and some red tape and fees to get the title.
Aug-15-17  notyetagm: Bullet monster.
Nov-27-17  EvanTheTerrible: Congratulations on GM.
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  Penguincw: GM Andrew Tang (username: penguingim1) recently played a 14 game match vs. Neural Network AI Leela Chess Zero on

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  ketchuplover: Leela 25-3
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  Penguincw: Andrew Tang will be heading to Princeton. He will also be heading to U.S. Junior Championship.

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  HeMateMe: If only he had been an astronaut...
Jul-06-19  tonsillolith: It looks like Tang has reached a higher bullet rating on and/or Lichess than both Carlsen and Nakamura. Even if you don't give much weight to such fast time controls, that's still quite an achievement!

He goes under the pseudonym <penguingim1>.

Jul-07-19  zborris8: <tonsillitis doesn't like maths>
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Hikaru 3327
Penguingim1 3121

Jul-07-19  zborris8: Spellchecker sorry. <tonsillolith>
Jul-12-19  tonsillolith: <zborris8> It's possible I got something wrong, but I'm certain that Tang's Lichess rating had broken 3200 when I looked at it. I thought I read something too. Apologies, if only I could undo undue sensationalism.
Dec-01-20  Caissanist: He is in fact currently the top bullet player on, with a rating of 3470 (Naka is third with 3415, Carlsen fifth with 3350). He has some pretty wild gyrations though--just three months ago his bullet rating was 2989.
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  perfidious: One would imagine there are tremendous fluctuations, depending on the volume put in by a player. A wee slump and whoosh go 2-300 points.

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