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Mechanics' to Host U.S. Cadet National Championship this WeekendThe Mechanics’ Institute will gather the top U16 players in the country for the 2020 U.S. Cadet National Championship on Chess.com this weekend, Sept...… Read More »
Hilby at Charlotte 2020
Three Norms Awarded at Charlotte Summer OTB EventWe are living in strange times. Fortunately, we strange chess players have proved adaptable, and online chess seems to be thriving – I even read a...Read… Read More »
Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz
So, Carlsen Set for Saturday RaceAmerican GM Wesley So is poised for a photo finish with World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen on Saturday afternoon. As the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz...Read… Read More »
Krush
Ladies Knight with guest GM Irina Krush [PODCAST] The September edition of Ladies Knight features legendary Grandmaster and seven-time US Women's Champion Irina Krush. Irina and Jennifer talk about...Read… Read More »

Chess Life Magazine

Our September cover story celebrates the life and chess of Charlie Gabriel, a member of the Preservation Hall collective who is bringing our game to a new generation of New Orleans musicians.  FM… Read More »

Chess Life Kids

In our August issue, GM Alexander Ipatov gives an overview of key rook endgame positions that every young player should know. And fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe might recognize the… Read More »