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Michael Song
Number of games in database: 30
Years covered: 2010 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2421 (2420 rapid, 2274 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2437

Overall record: +8 -10 =7 (46.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

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   Fedorchuk vs M Song (Feb-17-22) 1-0
   R Dimitrov vs M Song (Feb-16-22) 1/2-1/2
   M Song vs J Eden (Feb-14-22) 1-0
   F Sonis vs M Song (Feb-14-22) 1/2-1/2
   M Song vs Li Chao (Jan-18-17) 0-1, rapid

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(born Jan-26-1999, 23 years old) China (federation/nationality Canada)

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Michael Song was born in Nanjing, but later moved to Canada. He picked up an IM norm in 2015 at Nevada(5), later winning his IM(9) title.

In 2010, FIDE master Michael (Ji Yu) Song tied for 1st-3rd with Terry Song and Richard Wang with 5.5/7 in the U-12 CYCC. The following year, he tied with Andrew Picana for 1st-2nd in the (over 2000 section) of the Falling Leaves swiss and tied for 2nd-8th in the Canadian Youth U-12 chess championship with 5/7. He finished with 7/9 for a 3rd place bronze medal (after tie-breaks) at the 2011 World Youth Chess Championship U-12 category in Brazil. In 2013, he became the Toronto champion with a score of 5.5/7 (2). He finished in a tie for 1st-2nd at the 2016 CYCC(4) with Olivier-Kenta Chiku-Ratte at Windsor, Ontario and came in clear 2nd at the 2016 Guelph Summer ProAm. He scored 6/11 at the 2016 World Youth Chess Championship(8).


Free-agents Bator Sambuev and Thomas Roussel-Roozmon (they do not live close enough to Toronto's suburban area) signed on to the Toronto Dragons(10) team, which includes Nikolay Noritsyn, Gergely Szabo, himself, Kaiqi Yang, Arthur Calugar, Shiyam Thavandiran, Raja Panjwani and Razvan Preotu for play after 2016.

He accumulated 6 points in 8 of 10 rounds played at the 2014 World Youth Chess Olympiad (3) and won the U18 section of the 2017 Pan-American championship held at Costa Rica with 7.5/9 points scored(11).

References / Sources

(1) (North American 2013 U-18 chess championship),

(2) (Canadian Federation newsfeed article),

(3) (4th board for the top of 3 Canadian teams at the youth team Olympiad in Hungary),

(4) (CYCC U-18 2016),

(5) (norm application),

(6) (awaiting confirmation of IM title),

(7) (2016 WYCC homepage),

(8) (2016 WYCC standings),

(9) (2016 NAYCC results),

(10) (also see for details),

(11) (2017 Pan-American U18 (or see for details) champion),

(12) (Coached by Evgeny Bareev and coauthored the book with GM Preotu).

Last updated: 2017-07-28 17:16:12

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 35  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Song vs A Ferreira  1-0602010Scarborough CC Jack FrostA10 English
2. Shirov vs M Song  1-0432010Scarborough simulD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
3. M Song vs R Wang  1-0662010CYCC U12A37 English, Symmetrical
4. M Song vs N Noritsyn  0-1302010Fall ProAmB23 Sicilian, Closed
5. M Song vs Y Orlova  ½-½482010Fall ProAmA44 Old Benoni Defense
6. M Song vs D A Jones  1-0312011Hart House Reading Week OpenD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. M Song vs A Samsonkin  ½-½452011Hart House Reading Week OpenA16 English
8. M Song vs M Kleinman  ½-½762011Hart House Reading Week OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
9. M Song vs I Krush  0-1432011Canadian openE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
10. M Song vs M Nicholson  ½-½362011Canadian openA04 Reti Opening
11. D Kagramanov vs M Song  ½-½272011Canadian openB27 Sicilian
12. M Song vs T Longo  0-1552011Canadian openE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
13. M Song vs A Botez 0-1502011Canadian openA04 Reti Opening
14. M Plotkin vs M Song  1-0432011Fall ProAmB22 Sicilian, Alapin
15. O Barbosa vs M Song  1-054201525th North American OpenA16 English
16. L Bregadze vs M Song  1-04920165th Washington IntB40 Sicilian
17. M Song vs T Holtman  1-0482016World Youth Championship U18D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. A Sukovic vs M Song  ½-½632016World Youth Championship U18C67 Ruy Lopez
19. M Song vs A Rahman  0-1252016World Youth Championship U18B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. Zaur Bayramov vs M Song  ½-½342016World Youth Championship U18A37 English, Symmetrical
21. M Song vs Yuriy Krykun  1-0252016World Youth Championship U18D90 Grunfeld
22. Adham Kandil vs M Song  0-1472016World Youth Championship U18B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
23. M Song vs Alexander Timerkhanov  1-0672016World Youth Championship U18B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
24. S K Mousavi vs M Song  1-0322016World Youth Championship U18A88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
25. M Song vs M C Huber  1-0282016World Youth Championship U18D04 Queen's Pawn Game
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