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SAINT LOUIS, July 9, 2012 -- Kevin Cao, 15, will compete against 15 of the top chess players in the country under the age of 21 for the title of U.S. Junior Closed Champion. The event will be held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in the Central West End July 10-15 and features an overall prize fund of $18,000.