Grand Chess Tour leader Wesley So and US Champion Fabiano Caruana are off to a good start at the London Chess Classic, the final stop…
Posts from December, 2016
Find archives of detailed reports on US Chess surveys to our membership. 2014 survey results (pdf) 2015 survey results (pdf) 2016 survey results (pdf)
The King’s Island Open was held from November 11-13 in Blue Ash, Ohio a suburb of Cincinnati. The $30,000 projected prize fund drew 305 players…
While my Sinquefield Cup preview from earlier this year describes the achievements and chances of many of the London Classic competitors, there have been a…
Ju Wenjun won the final leg of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix, earning enough GP points to become the 2017 Women’s World Championship Challenger.
Congrats to 17-year-old Akshat Chandra of Quest to GM, who recently earned his final GM norm at the Autumn Invitational at the Saint Louis Chess Club…
That point had been reached. The point where a chessplayer is so tired that he can’t think clearly and just wants it to be over….
9-year-old Christopher Yoo made US Chess history at the 9th David Elliott Memorial on November 19th, when he broke the 2200 barrier, 30 days shy of his…
This weekend I am set to face 47 players blindfolded simultaneously while exercising on a spin bike. Aside from the intellectual magnanimity of the challenge, I will likely get an ultra-marathon distance worth of a work out! Exercising while playing chess not only helps direct blood flow to my brain, but also empowers me with a consistent rhythm of play.
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 »