Today strong players are produced all over the United States, but it wasn’t long ago that New York City was by far the number one chess center in the country with a huge gap between the Big Apple and the next city. One contender for number two from roughly 1946 to the late 1990s was Cleveland.
Posts from September, 2017
“There is never enough time you could spend on a single game as long as there are ideas to try.”
-Ron Langeveld, 26th World Correspondence Champion
Wesley So has advanced to the World Cup semi-finals in Tblisi, Georgia. Wesley defeated Vladimir Fedoseev of Russia in the second game of their quarterfinal match,…
At US Chess, we are always interested in diverse ways to stand out in the game beyond increasing your rating, whether by teaching, organizing, or creative…
When last year’s World cadets in Batumi, Georgia came to a close, our US team boasted two new gold medals, with two new world champions,…
Round 3 has left the chess world in shock as many favorites and top 10 players have been knocked out, including Magnus Carlsen. Out of the five Americans that entered the round, only Wesley So has made it the next stage.
Are you ready for National Chess Day Event on October 14, 2017? The holiday dates back to October 9, 1976, as proclaimed by President Ford. Major events…
Sitting in the dining room at a Chess World Cup after a round has concluded is a strange experience. Half the people in the room…
The GM Aleksander Lenderman is the lowest rated of the nine US Chess players who headed to…
Test your tactical skills with puzzles from the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship.
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 »