Mass. girl, 9, becomes youngest US chess expert and is on track to break other records

  • by: GRANT WELKER , The Sun
  • Updated: July 28, 2013 - 6:55 PM

CHELMSFORD, Mass. — Only three years or so since first picking up the game of chess, 9-year-old Carissa Yip can already look down at 93 percent of the more than 51,000 players registered with the U.S. Chess Federation.

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