2017 SPFGI Photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/evO2vwT2IbfW8GHb2

SPFGI Champion: WFM Nastassja Matus (Approximately $110,000 in scholarship and cash prizes)
SPFGI Runner Ups: WCM Thalia Cervantes (Approximately $104,000 scholarship as past champion + $834), WFM Anahi Ortiz (Approximately $56,000 scholarship + $834), Julia Sevilla (Approximately $48,000 scholarship + $834)
Bughouse Champions: WIM Maili-Jade Ouellet (CAN) –  Saey Kamtekar (UT)
Puzzle Solving Champion: WFM Anahi Ortiz (Ecuador) 20/20 in 9’27”
Blitz Champion: WIM Maili-Jade Ouellet (Canada)
Best written essay about the SPFGI experience = Charity Farell (OK) – $100 gift certificate
Best dressed player = Carolina Hau Loo (Panama) – $100 gift certificate
Ms. Congeniality: Charity Farell (OK) – Special jewelry
Brilliancy prize: Linda Shi (Canada) won against Miyasaka – Special prize
Top under 13 = Iris Zhou – $500
Top under 10 = Stephanie Velea & Kelsey Liu – $250 each
Upset prizes: Biggest upset prize (each round) = $50 each winner x 6 rounds
Round 1: Sophia Yu (1270) vs 1907 Draw -318
Round 2: Marianna Castellanos Miguel (559) vs. 1305 -559
Round 3: Peishanika Arnold (1588) vs 1901 -313
Round 4: Rebecca Griffin (982) vs 1305 -323
Round 5: Rebecca Griffin (982) vs 1686 -704
Round 6: Olivia Hop Cooper (1054) vs 1333 -139

2017 SPFGI Qualifiers:

1              FM QIYU ZHO, Quebec, Canada, 2337
2             WIM MAILI-JADE OUELLET, Quebec, Canada, 2316
3             WIM DANITZA VAZQUEZ MACCARINI, Puerto Rico, 2253
4             WIM THANH THUY NGUYEN, Vietnam/Arizona, 2193
5             WCM THALIA CERVANTES, Missouri, 2188
6             WFM ANAHI ORTIZ VERDEZOTO, Ecuador, 2094
7             WIM NASTASSJA MATUS, Minnesota, 2088
8             VERONIKA ZILAJEVA, Latvia/Oklahoma, 2070
9             CINDY ZHANG, California, 2059
10           JULIA SEVILLA, California,2047
11           WFM SVILTLANA DEMCHENKO, Ontario, Canada, 2016
12           ANGELICA CHIN, New Jersey, 1958
13           WFM SASHA KONOVALENKO, Michigan, 1956
14           ELLEN WANG, New York, 1939
15           SHEENA ZENG, Kansas, 1936
16           LING YUN SHI, Quebec, Canada, 1927
17           WFM RACHEL MILLER, Jamaica, 1907
18           IRIS YI-XIAN ZHOU, Missouri, 1904
19           WFM MELANIE SALAZAR, Costa Rica, 1901
20          WCM MINDA CHEN, Washington, 1864
21           YASSAMIN EHSANI, New York, 1823
22           KIANA HAJIARBABI, Iran/Kansa, 1815
23           GLORIA FRIEDMAN, Minnesota, 1799
24           ANDREA CECI BOTEZ, Canada/Oregon 1796
25           ANNE-MARIE VELEA, Washington, 1774
26           INGRID GUO, Georgia, 1765
27           AMBICA YELLAMRAJU, Texas, 1762
28           SARVAG VELIDANDLA, Alabama 1745
29           APARNA YELLAMRAJU, Texas, 1728
30           WCM ADANI CLARKE, Jamaica, 1719
31           JULIA KA MIYASAKA, New York, 1706
32           ARIA HOESLEY, Illinois, 1690
33           WCM STEPHANIE VELEA, Washington, 1689
34           KELSEY LIU, Massachusetts, 1686
35           VERONIKA VANCSA, Hungary/Kansa, 1660
36           WCM SOPHIE VELEA, Washington, 1642
37           SYDNEY KONG, Tennessee, 1637
38           VICTORIA BAKER, Ohio, 1597
39           PEISHANIKA ARNOLD, Indiana, 1588
40           WCM ASHLEY PANG, California, 1586
41           WCM CAROLINA HAU, Panama, 1566
42           NIGINA ARIPOVA, Missouri, 1521
43           RACHEL ZIHAN WANG, Quebec, Canada, 1422
44           CASSANDRA M ROSHU, Oregon, 1375
45           LUCY CHAO, Alberta, Canada, 1356
46           TIARRA BENJAMIN, Pennsylvania, 1351
47           CHRISTIN SCHEIBLE, Virginia, 1333
48           SHANNON ROBERTSON, Kentucky, 1317
49           HRIS ROYCHOUDHURY, North Carolina, 1305
50           SANMATI THANGAVEL, Iowa, 1271
51           SOPHIA YU, British Columbia, Canada, 1270
52           CHARITY FARELL, Oklahoma, 1252
53           EMMA MILNER, California, 1250
54           CRYSTAL JIUZHO GU, California, 1240
55           DYLAN PORTH, Idaho, 1203
56           CELINA ZHOU, Missouri, 1183
57           ANJALI MIRMIRA, Indiana, 1178
58           VICTORIJA ZILAJEVA, Oklahoma, 1131
59           OLIVIA HOP COOPER, Oregon, 1054
60           KATHERIN EISENMAN, Missouri, 1043
61           LINDSEY FERRELL, Mississippi, 1025
62           REBEKAH GRIFFIN, Mississippi, 982
63           SAEY KAMTEKAR, Utah, 982
64           JORDAN ALYS PEMBO, Louisiana, 857
65           ANGEL LARSON, South Dakota, 755
66           MARIANA CASTELLANOS MIGUEL, Mexico, 746
67           ABIGAIL SORGARD, Saskatchewan, 699
68           LEFAN XUAN, South Carolina, 617
69           SYMPHONY RICHARDS, Arkansas, 542

2017 SPFGI Puzzle Solving Champion (all who scored perfect 20/20): 

Ortiz, Anahi 20 9:27 / Ecuador 2096 2002 (winner of tiebreaks)
Sevilla, Julia 20 9:42 / S-CA 2047 1651
Cervantes, Thalia 20 9:47 / MO 2188 2032
Matus, Nastassja 20 9:51 / MN 2088 1865
Vazquez, Danitza 20 10:00 / Puerto Rico 2132 2203
Zhou, Iris 20 10:57 / MO 1904 1570
Nguyen, Tien 20 11:02 / AZ/VIE 2193 2034
Konovalenko, Sasha 20 11:19 / MI 1956 1882
Shi, Ling Yun 20 12:50 / QB – CAN 1839 1836
Hoesley, Aria 20 16:11 / IL 1690 1543
Friedman, Gloria 20 17:53 / MN 1819 1704
Demchenko, Svitlana 20 17:55 / ON-CAN UNR 1966
Yellamraju, Ambica 20 29:58 / TX 1762 1478

2017 SPFGI Bughouse Champions:

WIM Ouellet (CAN) – Kamtekar (UT)

2017 SPFGI Blitz Champion:

WIM Maili-Jade Ouellet

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