GM Alejandro Ramirez, one of the coaches at the World Youth Championship in Greece, writes about the first couple rounds of the intense competition, and…
Posts from October, 2015
130 players from across the United States have arrived in Halkidiki, Greece, for the 2015 World Youth Chess Championships, October 24 – November 6. The…
The largest World Youth delegation in US Chess history is arriving in Greece this weekend for ten days of intense competition.
In round 10 of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix in Monaco, the favorite and tournament leader, Yifan Hou, faced off against one of her top…
GM Cristian Chrila ruminates on the second edition of Millionaire Chess in Las Vegas, illustrated with beautiful portraits from David Llada and key moments from…
In the October Check is in the Mail, Alex Dunne analyzes a game from the third World Correspondence Champion, Alberic O’ Kelly (1911-1980), with a…
Brilliant tactician, International Master and 5-time Armed Forces Champion Emory Tate died on October 17, 2015. He was playing at a chess tournament in San…
Jamaal Abdul-Alim reports on the Washington Chess Congress, which coincided with National Chess Day. He profiles Vernon McNeil, who tied for first in the Under 1700 section and said, “I needed that money…”
GM Ian Rogers reports on the 2015 World Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships in Berlin. Carlsen retained his Rapid title while Grischuk claimed the Blitz Championship.
Petty Officer First Class (retired) Larry R. Larkins won the 56th Armed Forces Championship held at Fort Belvoir, Virginia USO Center, which coincided with National Chess Day.
US Chess Press
- Real Sports on HBO with Bryant Gumbel Features "Gateway to Chess" on October 23 »
- Geoffrey S. Isaak, J.D., Hired as Director of Development at US Chess »
- Grandmaster Pontus Carlsson Visits New Orleans to Unveil New Scholastic Program »
- Jennifer Pearson Hired as Governance Coordinator at US Chess »
- 31st Frank Samford Jr. Chess Fellowship Announced »