Alice Lafoto: Paul Sancya / AP
American figure skater Alice Liu won the US chess championship. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
13-year-old athlete became the youngest national champion in history. At the tournament, she surpassed the 20-year-old Brady Tennell and 22-year-old Mary bell. Liu broke the record of another American Tara Lipinski, who managed to win the national championship at the age of 14 years.
In season 2017/2018 Liu won the championship of the USA among juniors. Due to age limitations, American will not be able to play in the national team at the world Cup.
The championship of Russia-2019, held in Saransk, won Anna Shcherbakova. She became the Victor of the tournament at the age of 14 years.
Video, photo All from Russia.