IM Krnan, who turns 19 this year, represented Canada at the 2006 Chess Olympiad in Turin. He has a FIDE rating of 2432, and his CFC rating is 100 points higher. The Burlington Ontario teenager is ranked seventh in Canada.
IM-elect Noritsyn turns 16 this year. He is ranked 15th in Canada with a rating of 2444. His FIDE rating is 2354.
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