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Laura Ross

Laura Ross at the 2003 U.S. Chess Championships

Laura Ross (born 1988) is an American chess player. She holds the title of Woman FIDE Master. As of September 2011, her FIDE rating is 2217.

In 1998 she finished eighth in the World Championship Girls Under 10.

Ross was the first US female to head a "Top 100 Players" list of both male and female players, as published by the United States Chess Federation. In April 2002 she became the highest rated 13-year-old, male or female, in the US.

Laura is an alumna of Binghamton University.

She currently works as a chess instructor for the non-profit organization Chess-in-the-Schools.

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