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Conrad Holt

Conrad Holt

American chess grandmaster
Conrad Holt
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Intro American chess grandmaster
Is Chess player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 9 July 1993, Wichita, USA
Age 27 years
Star sign Cancer
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Conrad William Holt (born July 9, 1993) is an American chess grandmaster.

Chess career

Holt earned his USCF expert rating of 2000+ in October 2007 at Derby, Kansas. He went on to achieve his National Master title nine months later, in the World Open in Philadelphia. In 2008, Holt won the US Cadet Championship, earning him his first International Master norm, and in July 2009, he achieved his FIDE Master title, crossing 2300 fide for the first time. In 2010 Holt would gain his second IM norm in the 2010 World Open. Holt became a Senior Master in 2011, and achieved his third grandmaster norm by drawing Alexander Lenderman in the 2012 Dallas GM invitational. With 5.0/10 in the event overall and crossing 2500 fide, Holt gained his GM-elect title, which was confirmed later on in the year.

In August 2014 Holt won the 2014 US Open Championship, finishing tied for first place and winning in a tie-break playoff game.

Other

Conrad Holt is a consistently strong internet blitz player, playing on such chess servers as ICC and chess.com. While a physics student at the University of Texas at Dallas, Holt was a member of the UT Dallas chess team.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 24 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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