The United States Chess Federation (USCF) has lined up two major tournaments for Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So this year.
The 21-year-old So will be seeing action for the first time in the 2015 United States National Championships on March 31 to April 13 in Saint Louis, Missouri.
So will also banner the USCF in the prestigious 2015 World Cup on September 10 to October 4 in Baku, Azerbaijan with 128 players competing in the two-game knockout stage.
The event serves as a qualifying tournament for the World Championships.
So finished fourth overall in the recently concluded 2015 Tata Steel Chess Tournament held in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands. He had 8.5 points on five wins, seven draws and a loss.