15 national, 2 state, and 2 regional titles, in addition to the national #1 ranking in College Chess in 4 years in Texas.

Now a new chapter at Webster University (www.WebsterChess.com) as the #1 College Chess program in the United States with

GM Georg Meier (Germany)
GM Wesley So (Philippines)
GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez (Cuba)
GM Ray Robson (USA)
GM Manuel Leon Hoyos (Mexico)
GM Anatoly Bykhovsky (Israel)
GM Denes Boros (Hungary)
GM Andre Diamant (Brazil)

IM Vitaly Neimer (Israel), FM Jake Banawa (Philippines), WIM Inna Agrest (Sweden), etc.

Incoming GM in the Fall of 2013: GM Le Quang Liem (Vietnam)

Past titled players: GM Gergely Antal (Hungary), GM Gabor Papp (Hungary), GM Davorin Kuljasevic (Croatia), GM Elshan Moradiabadi (Iran), IM Istvan Sipos (Hungary), IM-elect Faik Aleskerov (Azerbaijan), etc.

Webster University Chess Team Accomplishments (August 2012 – Present)

National Championships (3)

 August 2012

  • 2012 U.S. Open Championship: 1st place (GM Manuel Leon Hoyos)
  • 2012 U.S. Open Rapid (g/15) Championship: 1st place (GM Andre Diamant and IM Vitaly Neimer)
  • 2012 U.S. Open Blitz Championship: 1st place (GM Andre Diamant), 2nd place (GM Anatoly Bykhovsky)

State Championships (3)

September 2012

  • 2012 Missouri State Championship: 1st place (GM Denes Boros and GM Anatoly Bykhovsky)
  • 2012 Missouri State Rapid Championship: 1st place (GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez)
  • 2012 Missouri State Blitz Championship: 1st place (GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez)

International Events

August 2012

  • 2012 World Chess Olympiad (Istanbul, Turkey): Team Silver in Group A (GM Ray Robson – USA)
  • 2012 World Chess Olympiad (Istanbul, Turkey): Team Bronze in Group B (GM Wesley So – Philippines)

October 2012

  • 2012 SPICE Cup Open: 1st place (GM Ray Robson), 2nd place (GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez), 3rd place (IM Vitaly Neimer)
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