New York is one of the top chess states in the country but Central NY does not see that many strong tournaments. David A. Hater examines two recent tourneys that seek to change that.
Posts from November, 2015
(Crossville, TN) The United States Chess Federation (US Chess) is pleased to announce the 2016 All-America Chess Team sponsored by Trophies Plus. Team members will…
For many years, Hikaru Nakamura has been the undisputed highest ranked player in the country. He’s the reigning US Champion and has won the championship…
At the 10th Annual TransAtlantic Cup, the usual speeches were given from both sides of the Atlantic. Two were a bit different. GM Ljubomir Ljubojevic…
GM Alejandro Ramirez writes about coaching the World Youth squad in Greece, highlighting the four players who came home with hardware.
More than 50 girls and leaders from around the Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Virginia Council (GSVSC) gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia on 17 October, 2015…
IM Nazi Paikidze took first in the Boardwalk Open on tiebreak in a tournament that David A. Hater writes was “full of tricks and treats.”
As a chess teacher myself, I’ve often wondered: When should you start teaching endgame concepts to beginning students?
GM Alejandro Ramirez reports on the progress of Team USA in Porto Carras, Greece as the medal race intensifies. Round nine has just finished here at…
The tenth annual transatlantic match between UT Dallas and University of Belgrade goes down on Friday, November 6th. The match features six GMs on the…
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 »