This 12-year old player has demonstrated master strength
at a young age. In 2002 Robert won the bronze medal at the 2002
Pan-American games. Lately Robert has been flexing his chess muscles. He has
defeated the following top US players WIM Jennifer Shahade, IM Irina
Krush, and IM Jay Bonin. At the 120th New York Masters tournament, Robert
finished in 4th place, behind GM Jaan Elhvest, GM Alex Wojtkiewicz, FM
Justin Sarkar and head of GM Gata Kamsky, and GM Leonid Yudasin.
Robert drew with GM Yudasim and defeated IM Irina Krush and IM hopeful