Let’s take a look at the winning teams and the teams with their fates hanging in the balance.
Posts from October, 2017
Where can you see Magnus Carlsen at his best one week, scoring a perfect 4-0 against a team of mostly grandmasters, and at his worst another, blundering his queen to a one-move knight fork?
This year’s edition featured a special treat, as the newly crowned U16 Girls World Champion Annie Wang made an appearance and spent some time with the players. Annie was instantly surrounded by young fans who were eager to play her and collect her autograph.
The United States Chess Federation wishes to congratulate each of the 74 members of this year’s All-America Chess Team for receiving this prestigious award!
This November, witness your favorite players battle it out against their hand-chosen opponents.
The US Chess Delegation to the 2017 FIDE Congress consisted of four people: Grant Oen, Walter Brown, Michael Khodarkovsky, and Ruth Haring. As usual, we worked together to attend and participate in as many of the FIDE Commission meetings as possible and bring to light any issues of concern to US Chess membership.
It is 7am in Chicago, and the final round of the World Cadet Championship in Poços de Caldas, Brazil is about to begin. My eyes are…
The 26thAnnual Midwest Class Championship was held from October 6th to 8th in the Chicago suburb of Wheeling, IL and drew 333 players pursuing the $20,000 guaranteed prize fund.
This tournament was truly one of the most eventful that I’ve ever played – it seemed like every round there was some new story!
On October 14, 2017, Chess Girls DC, a local DC Non-Profit, in partnership with Capital Area Chess, directed by Anand Dommalapati, Chief Tournament Director and…
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 »