Updated 1/10/2007 : Added these two links:Vince Hart's account of the event , 2004 interview with Alexander.
Congratulations to ten year old Alexander Velikanov, Wisconsin's newest and youngest Expert. Any bets on how long it will take him to get to Master?
He achieved a rating of 2013 with a performance rating of 2396! at the TIM JUST WINTER OPEN XXII (IL)
Round by round
1) Win vs ALEKSANDER STAMNOV 2209
2) Win vs PATRICK LACEY 2121
4) Win vs VINCENT HART 2048
5) Loss vs IM MESGEN AMANOV 2365
Vince Hart's account of the event
He should also move to the #3 spot in the USCF age 10 list:
Top age 10
1) Yang, Darwin (12945617) TX 2129
2) Luo, Brian J (12910173) WI 2088
3) Velikanov, Alexander (12879882) WI 2013
Here is a 2004 interview with Alexander.