Wesley "GMWSO" So - Chess.com Player


Name:
Wesley Barbasa So
Date of Birth:
October 9, 1993
Age:
30
United States
United States
World Ranking:
#212
Country Ranking:
#32

Total Prize Money Earned:
$851,751.36 From 65 Tournaments
Alternate IDs:
GMWSO




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
2024$8,250.0020.97%|$8,250.0020.97%|$0.0000.00%
2023$89,033.551510.45%|$89,033.551510.45%|$0.0000.00%
2022$277,617.181732.59%|$77,617.18169.11%|$200,000.00123.48%
2021$208,217.971124.45%|$208,217.971124.45%|$0.0000.00%
2020$246,180.481228.90%|$246,180.481228.90%|$0.0000.00%
2018$13,842.8041.63%|$13,842.8041.63%|$0.0000.00%
2017$7,500.0020.88%|$0.0000.00%|$7,500.0020.88%
2015$250.0010.03%|$250.0010.03%|$0.0000.00%
2012$859.3810.10%|$859.3810.10%|$0.0000.00%

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
30 Years Old$8,800.0041.03%|$8,800.0041.03%|$0.0000.00%
29 Years Old$325,450.731738.21%|$125,450.731614.73%|$200,000.00123.48%
28 Years Old$60,403.54147.09%|$60,403.54147.09%|$0.0000.00%
27 Years Old$269,480.911331.64%|$269,480.911331.64%|$0.0000.00%
26 Years Old$165,164.00919.39%|$165,164.00919.39%|$0.0000.00%
25 Years Old$11,615.9921.36%|$11,615.9921.36%|$0.0000.00%
24 Years Old$2,226.8120.26%|$2,226.8120.26%|$0.0000.00%
23 Years Old$7,500.0020.88%|$0.0000.00%|$7,500.0020.88%
21 Years Old$250.0010.03%|$250.0010.03%|$0.0000.00%
18 Years Old$859.3810.10%|$859.3810.10%|$0.0000.00%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Chess.com$404,836.934647.53%|$197,336.934323.17%|$207,500.00324.36%
Lichess$174,500.00520.49%|$174,500.00520.49%|$0.0000.00%
chess24$263,774.431330.97%|$263,774.431330.97%|$0.0000.00%
chessarena.com$8,640.0011.01%|$8,640.0011.01%|$0.0000.00%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
American National Team$6,000.0010.70%|$6,000.0010.70%|$0.0000.00%
St. Louis Arch Bishops$16,250.0041.91%|$8,750.0021.03%|$7,500.0020.88%
<independent>$829,501.366097.39%|$629,501.365973.91%|$200,000.00123.48%


Highest Prize Money Won

1.2022-11-071st» Global Chess.com Championship 2022 - Finals$200,000.00Chess.com
2.2021-05-312nd» FTX Crypto Cup$54,714.43chess24
3.2020-09-191stSaint Louis Rapid & Blitz 2020$45,000.00Lichess
4.2020-10-291st» 2020 US Chess Championship$40,000.00Lichess
5.2020-05-291st» Clutch Chess: USA$40,000.00Lichess
6.2020-06-143rd-4th» Clutch Chess: International$37,000.00Lichess
7.2022-11-202nd» Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Final 2022$32,500.00chess24
8.2021-10-044th» Champions Chess Tour Finals 2021$30,000.00chess24
9.2021-08-081st» Chessable Masters 2021$30,000.00chess24
10.2021-02-141st» Opera Euro Rapid$30,000.00chess24

Top Placements

Champion
Runner-up
3rd/Semis
15 Tournaments
12 Tournaments
7 Tournaments


Other Statistics

Overall Ranking

GMWSO is presently ranked #212 in highest overall earnings, and #32 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 $200,000.00 from Global Chess.com Championship 2022 - Finals on November 7, 2022. His 1st place finish makes up 23.48% 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 13 tournaments got him to that point.


Recent Earnings

In the last 90 days, GMWSO has won $8,600.00 in cash prizes from 3 tournaments, $7,500.00 (or 87.21%) of which came in the last month.



References


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