1. Loren Weiss, a recent graduate of Stuyvesant High
School, participated in the 2013 World Open Chess
tournament held over Fourth of July weekend in
Arlington, Virginia. He played in the U2000 section
and won five out of nine games. The World Open
attracts top players from around the world. The
competition was especially tough this year, with 10
Grand Masters splitting first prize.
2. Weiss has a Junior Ranking in the 99.3 Percentile from
the U.S. Chess Federation, where he has earned the
title of Candidate Master. He played on the Stuyvesant
chess team for four years, and now participates in the
chess club at the University of Michigan.