From a simultaneous under a space rocket in Alabama to blindfold simuls in California, National Chess Day celebrations abounded on October 10, 2015.
Posts from October, 2015
The top two rapid chess players in the World, Hikaru Nakamura and Magnus Carlsen, won big in rapid this week. Nakamura took 100K for his…
As the Millionaire Chess Open heats up in Las Vegas, National Chess Day is celebrated all over the US. Please share your stories!
As the Millionaire Chess Open kicks off in Las Vegas (October 8-12), with our top three US players participating (Nakamura, Caruana and So), Grandmaster Cristian…
Sergey Karjakin won the World Cup in Baku after a series decisive games, including a tragic blunder by Svidler in the blitz. Both qualify for…
Top seeded Alexander Ivanov won the 6th Annual Hartford Open with a 4-1 score picking up $800 for his efforts.
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 »