The Women’s World Team Championship came to an end with the thrilling victory of the Russian Team. They won in the final round by a…
Posts from June, 2017
This compilation by Dr. Alexey Root contains Chess Life and Chess Life & Review mentions of Arthur Bisguier from 1946-1975, organized by year, then sub-categorized…
This past Father’s Day, there were numerous chess tournaments held around the country, and what better way for a Father/Daughter to spend time than playing in a chess tournament?
As the deadline approaches to “Tell Your Chess Story”, be inspired by top players and influencers who have shared their own stories with US Chess….
The latest edition of the recurring Bay Area Chess Championship series was held June 16-18 and directed by NTD, IA John McCumiskey. The tournament drew…
FLORIDA (USA) – On June 27th, 2017 members of the FIDE Social Action Commission, Beatriz Marinello, Chair; Robert Katende, General Secretary; Guy Bendana, Councillor; and…
In 1977, inspiration struck. Dr. Robert Ferguson, an avid player and chess philanthropist started Castle Chess Camp in Bradford, Pennsylvania.
When most people think of the World Open they naturally think of the main event – the 9 round Swiss that ends July 4th weekend. However, the World Open is more like a festival and actually includes fifteen separate events over 12 days and features events with prize funds from $500 to the $225,000 main tournament.
The Chinese team won the 2017 World Team Chess Championship held June 17-26 in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia in a resounding performance. They scored a record…
The 2017 National Girls Tournament of Champions, a six round invitational event, is scheduled from Norfolk, VA from July 29- August 1st in conjunction with the…
US Chess Press
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- 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 »