In mid-February, 10 of the top women chess players in the world competed in a Round Robin–playing each other once–in the 2020 Cairns Cup at the Saint Louis Chess Club in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. See bottom of article for List of Players and Final Standings.
Ju Wenjun resigned.
Since only two American women have ever earned the Grandmaster (GM) title, that remains the only other female record for Carissa to break–becoming the youngest ever USA female Grandmaster!
Only three years after learning the game of chess at 6 years old, 9-year-old Carissa earned the title of U.S. Chess Federation Expert, becoming the youngest USA female Expert ever!
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