Ben Li (MI), 15, and Carissa Yip (MA), 13, tied for first at the US Cadet Championship, held in Manchester, New Hampshire (Aug 17-21) and are…
Posts from August, 2017
Nine-year-old Liran Zhou crossed the 2200 threshold with his last round win at the Continental Open. That day, he was 9 years, 3 months, and 22 days old.
Thanks to the over one hundred members who entered our Chess: A Game for Life promotion. We at US Chess were thrilled with the diversity and passion of…
After 9 captivating rounds of rapid chess, Levon Aronian is the clear leader with 5 impressive victories.
Senior Master Mika Brattain started the Cleveland Open as the tournament’s top seed and played every game on board one scoring four wins and a quick last round draw to take the $2000 first place and $100 clear first place bonus.
13th World Champion and acclaimed author and speaker Garry Kasparov is currently playing the STL Rapid and Blitz (August 14-19), his first foray back into…
The Sinquefield Cup ended with a thrilling victory by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. This paved the way to a clear victory for the Frenchman, as his main…
The final round at the Sinquefield Cup on Friday, August 11th features five potential contenders for the Cup. Tournament leaders Vishy Anand, Maxime Vachier Lagrave and…
US Chess is honored to announce that both US Chess News and Chess Life Magazine have won several prestigious awards from the Chess Journalists of America’s annual competition.
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