Just the Rules: Forfeit Wins

It happens. There is an empty chair across from you where your opponent should be. Opponents sometimes don’t appear for their scheduled games. You sit there with their clock running and anxiously await their arrival, but they just don’t show up.

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Hill and Watters Win U.S. Armed Forces Open Championship

Fifty miles north of Manhattan, overlooking the strategic “S” curve in the Hudson River, West Point Military Academy honors its earliest history as guardians against British incursions with a row of captured canons that give the promontory the name Trophy Point. On Columbus Day weekend, a few hundred yards away in Cullum Hall, 44 representatives from the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force vied for top individual and team honors, angling to capture trophies of their own.

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Jay w US Chess Logo May 2017

An Interview with Coach Jay

Coach Jay Stallings is a familiar name to many in the chess World, both for his upbeat social media presence, coaching success, and recent Kickstarter…

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