Wesley "GMWSO" So - Lichess Player

Wesley Barbasa So
Date of Birth:
October 9, 1993
United States
United States
World Ranking:
Country Ranking:

Total Prize Money Earned:
$219,006.80 From 14 Tournaments
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Wesley Barbasa So is a Filipino-American chess grandmaster. His online chess activity includes being on Chess.com (username "GMWSO"), Lichess, and chess24.

Earnings By Year

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
27 Years Old$40,000.00118.26%|$40,000.00118.26%|$0.0000.00%
26 Years Old$165,164.00975.42%|$165,164.00975.42%|$0.0000.00%
25 Years Old$11,615.9925.30%|$11,615.9925.30%|$0.0000.00%
24 Years Old$2,226.8121.02%|$2,226.8121.02%|$0.0000.00%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results

Highest Prize Money Won

1.2020-09-191stSaint Louis Rapid & Blitz 2020$45,000.00Lichess
2.2020-10-291st» 2020 US Chess Championship$40,000.00Lichess
3.2020-05-291st» Clutch Chess: USA$40,000.00Lichess
4.2020-06-143rd-4th» Clutch Chess: International$37,000.00Lichess
5.2020-09-135thChampions Showdown 2020: Chess 9LX$12,500.00Lichess
6.2018-12-022nd» Speed Chess Championship 2018$11,573.99Chess.com
7.2020-02-212nd» 2019 Speed Chess Championships$10,839.00Chess.com
8.2020-06-035th-8th» Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge$8,000.00chess24
9.2020-05-102ndTeam-based Tournament FIDE Online Nations Cup$6,000.00Chess.com
10.2020-09-271stTeam-based Tournament 2020 PRO Chess League Finals$5,000.00Chess.com

Top Placements

5 Tournaments
3 Tournaments
1 Tournament

Other Statistics

Overall Ranking

GMWSO is presently ranked #649 in highest overall earnings, and #138 in highest earnings for players from United States.

Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

The largest amount of prize money awarded to GMWSO from a single tournament was $45,000.00 from Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz 2020 on September 19, 2020. His 1st place finish makes up 20.55% of his total prize money won.

$100,000 Milestone

GMWSO obtained $100,000 in total prize money earned on June 14, 2020 with a $37,000.00 cash prize from his 3rd-4th place finish at Clutch Chess: International. Prize money from 9 tournaments got him to that point.

Recent Earnings

In the last 90 days, GMWSO has won $103,325.00 in cash prizes from 5 tournaments, $40,000.00 (or 38.71%) of which came in the last month.


No external sources of information are cited for the player. See tournament references for sources.