From June 2013 – May 2014

World Championships (2)

June 2013

– 2013 World Blitz Championship: 1st place (GM Le Quang Liem)

July 2013

– 2013 World University Championship: 1st place (GM Wesley So)

National Championships (14)

June 2013

– 2013 National Open: 1st place (GMs Wesley So and Manuel Leon Hoyos)
– 2013 National Open Blitz Championship: 1st place (GM Wesley So)
– 2013 National G/10 Championship at National Open: 1st place (GM Wesley So)

August 2013

– 2013 US Open G/15 Championship: 1st place (GM Manuel Leon Hoyos)
– 2013 US Open Blitz Championship: 1st place (GM Manuel Leon Hoyos)

October 2013

– 2013 US National G/30 Championship: 1st place (GM Georg Meier)
– 2013 US National G/60 Championship: 1st place (GM Georg Meier)

December 2013

– 2013 PanAm Intercollegiate Championship: 1st place (A team won with a perfect 6-0 score)
– 2013 PanAm Intercollegiate Championship: Top board 1 (GMs Le Quang Liem, Fidel Corrales Jimenez)
– 2013 PanAm Intercollegiate Championship: Top board 2 (GM Anatoly Bykhovsky)
– 2013 PanAm Intercollegiate Championship: Top board 3 (GM Wesley So)
– 2013 PanAm Intercollegiate Championship: Top board 4 (GM Ray Robson)
– 2013 PanAm Intercollegiate Championship: Top overall performance (GM Wesley So)

April 2014

– 2014 College Chess Final Four: 1st place (GMs Le Quang Liem, Wesley So, Georg Meier, Ray Robson, Fidel Corrales Jimenez, and Anatoly Bykhovsky)

The Webster University chess team started the year as the #1 ranked division I chess team in the United States. The team will end the year #1 with an unprecedented perfect season (6-0 in the PanAm InterCollegiate Chess Championship and 3-0 in the College Chess Final Four).

The above accomplishments do not include many more major tournament titles from members of the team throughout the year. They are only national or world titles.

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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