Monday, April 08, 2013

IM Kayden Troff getting ready for US Chess Championship

Kayden Troff may only be 14 years old, but he’s no stranger to success in chess. "So I went, and I played in the world youth championships, and I ended up winning there which kind of means right now I'm the current under-14 world champion," he said.

Kayden has already won several national and world tournaments, and he said he is now preparing for the upcoming 2013 Chess Championships in St. Louis.
"It’s not an age category," he said about the championships. "It’s just everyone in the U.S. This is the championship, and it’s by invitational, so I'm one of 24 players, and you just come and you play."

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