In addition, Webster, Saint Louis University, Texas Tech, and UT-Dallas qualify for Final Four of College Chess.
Posts from December, 2016
The biggest crowd of college players in more than 30 years assembled at the Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel on Tuesday for the start of…
Largest PanAms in More Than 30 Years Makes It Big But Not Easy in New Orleans! 60 teams compete, including a new powerhouse from Saint Louis University.
The US Chess Federation presented Kornelijs (Neil) Dale with an “Outstanding Career Achievement Award” at the 2012 U.S. Open. For most of that chess career,…
Congrats to Naomi Bashkansky of Washington State, who won the Girls Under 13 section of the World Schools Championships in Sochi, Russia from December 2-12. She…
Although becoming a national champion is a monumental achievement, there is much more to gain than the prizes. Less than 1% of the over 1500 players can take home 1st place trophies. For most, what really counts is the experience.
Our gold medal team, pictured triumphantly on the cover of January 2017 Chess Life, will be celebrated at a benefit in the chess capital of US,…
Joel Levine wins another Palciauskas! Joel Levine has won his fourth Master-level Palciauskas tournament with a decisive edge in 14P01 ceding only a draw to…
“Are twelve games enough? Would you like to see more games? Or fewer?” These were the questions I posed to Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin…
This month, Wesley So won the London Classic, the overall Grand Chess Tour, and became one of the few people to cross the 2800 FIDE rating mark. In addition, Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana won 2nd and 3rd in the tour, making 2016 a fantastic year for American chess.
Can you solve tactics from some of the best games in the tournament?
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 »