Summer Chess Academy for Talented Youth won the US Amateur Team East for the second year in a row, an amazing feat achieved only once…
Posts from February, 2017
Contact: Jerry Nash FIDE Youth Events [email protected] Cell: 931-787-2756 (CROSSVILLE, TN) The United States Chess Federation is pleased to announce that 12 players have qualified…
Results are in at the US Amateur Team Championships, a quartet of events held over President’s Day weekend. In Parsippany, NJ, Academy of Talented Youth…
Judges praised Kostya’s storytelling ability, transforming his personal experiences and lessons into relatable, instructive, and inspirational insights for any reader.
With more than 300 teams at this year’s U.S. Amateur Team East, it is clear that the tournament has done a great job of attracting…
While I’m a fan of classical time controls for producing the highest level chess games, I have to admit watching rapid games can be more entertaining (“Did Carlsen just blunder his queen?!”) as well as lot easier on a busy schedule.
Judges praised Vanessa’s fresh approach to improvement, accompanied by clear, in-depth examples from her tournament games.
National Master John Braley of Seattle died on February 7th at the age of 72 after a long illness. Best known for winning three Washington…
This scholastic tournament draws many of the best players in the region. This year there were six masters, including 2 FIDE masters. Part of the reason that the higher rated players show up is a significant prize: free entry for an entire year into all Continental Chess Association Tournaments that have a guaranteed prize fund!
The annual quartet of fun and fierce team competitions take off this holiday weekend from Feb 18-20. The World Amateur Team, aka the US Amateur…
US Chess Press
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- 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 »