Wesley So, a CHY list honoree, is a Filipino-Chinese grandmaster who has spent the last few years steadily conquering the world chess stage!
Though we’re looking forward to positive and exciting things this Lunar New Year, we also recognize that there were some remarkable feats that were accomplished in 2020 amid the pandemic. In recognition of these achievements, CHiNOY TV has put together the inaugural CHY List, an annual list to celebrate 10 Chinoys who have all risen to the occasion, achieving great things, inspiring others, and contributing greatly to their respective fields and beyond.
Wesley So, a proud Chinoy, is a world chess champion, ranking second as of January 2017. Here are five interesting facts about Wesley’s career thus far.