FM Tani Adewumi is scheduled to play in opposition to fellow younger chess sensation IM Yagiz Erdogmus at 7 a.m. Pacific Time/16:00 Central European Time on November 20 within the subsequent episode of his common ChessChild collection “Tani vs. The World.”
Erdogmus is an 11-year-old IM from Turkey who lately gained the 2022 ChessChild Youth Speed Chess Championship in a convincing method, defeating CM Ilan Schnaider 10-4 within the remaining. He can also be the world’s top-rated participant aged 12 and beneath (2453).
Adewumi’s aim is to change into the world’s youngest-ever GM, and he has had a outstanding journey on his approach to changing into a chess grasp.
He lately earned his third IM norm this previous weekend (after attaining his second in July this 12 months), however nonetheless must earn yet another from a Swiss and attain 2400 to obtain the title. After that current occasion, he’s now prime 12 on this planet for ages 12 and beneath.
“Tani vs. the World” is an ongoing collection of apply matches during which Adewumi performs titled opponents. Guest opponents thus far embody IM Justus Williams, IM Kostya Kavutskiy, and GM Jesse Kraai.