Saturday at Nationals is always intense, with three back to back rounds. The schedule recalls advice from our top contenders that rest and relaxation is…
Posts from May, 2017
SuperNationals VI is the largest rated tournament in history, with the final tally at 5577, surpassing the previous record of 5335 set at SuperNationals V….
Chess in Chicago is booming. The mayor’s office even tweeted good luck to the city’s teams en route to Nashville for SuperNationalsVI. Last week, the…
One of the great difficulties of reviewing chess books is dealing with all of the analysis. The days of Fred Reinfeld and his breezy notes are long gone, and in their place, we get variations analyzed into the ground with the help of our ‘metal friends.’ The results can be mind-numbing. Sometimes I wonder whether today’s authors don’t analyze more than even they think they need to, lest a Stockfish-armed reader loudly find them sloppy.
Pre-registration for 2017 SuperNationals VI is at 5546 and counting, on pace to surpass the previous record of 5335 to be the largest rated chess tournament…
On April 15, 2017, Chess Girls DC hosted the District of Columbia All Girls Chess tournament. The event was composed of rated and unrated chess…
Watch our new video series, Cheat Day & Chess, where US Chess editor Jen Shahade eats calorific treats while reviewing dramatic chess victories and turnarounds….
On May 7, Sunday evening, SuperNationals VI pre-registrations eclipsed previous records and we are now on track to hosting the largest rated chess tournament in history….
Over 5200 players have registered for SuperNationals VI, including over 12 players rated over 2400 in the K-12 Championship section. You can join the stars…
International Master Luke Harmon-Vellotti, 18, recently was selected from a pool of approximately 3,000,000 applicants to join Google, Fortune magazine’s #1 Company to Work…
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