Many spectators, both in person and online, were closely following Minnesota’s IM Andrew Tang – with a 2496 FIDE rating and two GM norms, Tang would certainly aim to close out his Grandmaster title in Charlotte.
Posts from November, 2017
The World Chess Hall of Fame just posted a short documentary, “Path to Gold”, featuring the US Chess Olympic team’s gold medal finish at the…
Jennifer Yu of Virginia earned a bronze medal and an IM norm at the World Junior Girls (Under 20) Championship in Tarvisio, Italy (Nov 12-26). …
Jennifer Yu (Virginia, USA) will play on board one at the final round of the World Junior Girls Championship in Tarvisio, Italy (Nov 12-26). Yu…
Happy Thanksgiving from US Chess! We reiterate our thanks from an email sent yesterday to our membership for being the best part of who we…
We begin with the match books. They aren’t entirely en vogue today, but I think there are quite a few still in print worth your time and dollars. Your chess player will love them.
Grandmaster Sergey Kudrin needed a victory in the final round to win 1st. He did emerge victorious in the following game.
More than 110 players from 25+ schools descended upon the Santa Clara Convention Center on Nov. 11-12 for the 2nd Northern California Scholastic Team Championship….
The Kasparov Chess Foundation celebrated it’s 15th Anniversary this weekend with a gala at the New York Athletic Club. The event was held in two parts, starting with a cocktail reception and 10-board simultaneous exhibition by Garry Kasparov himself.
“I’m really looking forward to the faster time controls. It’s fun. There are no excuses. It adds another dimension, another challenge.”
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 »