U.S.-born six-year-old Scott Matthew Escalera, son of Ren Vincent Escalera, originally from Cagayan de Oro City, is now the highest rated chess player in the United States at his age based on the latest ratings by the United States Chess Federation (USCF).

As shown below, Escalera ranked 22nd in the latest September 2019 ratings for Age 7 and under. But interestingly, he is the only one aged 6 in the list of Top 25.

photo by Ren Vincent Escalera

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