Watch our highlight reel from Greg Shahade’s twitter coverage of the Kindergarten National Chess Championships held last weekend near Orlando, Florida. The annual event crowns champions…
Posts from December, 2017
I would describe it as something of a cross between my all-time favorite chess book, “The Immortal Game: A History of Chess,” by David Shenk, and, say, your favorite problem or puzzle book.
Results are in from the K-12 National Grade Championships, held near Disney World in Orlando. The event attracted over 1800 participants and crowned individual and…
This year’s field was not only the largest ever, but powerful, featuring more than 20 nationally-age-ranked players, including a handful of expert players.
As many areas of the United States face plenty of snow in the first few days of December, chess players traveling to K-12 Grade Championships in…
The 2017 National K-12 Championships underway in Orlando, Florida this week will forever be a fond memory. As a senior in high school, this time…
“Previous American Open winners read like a Who’s Who in American chess. To name only a few and not to slight any of the fine players who have won or tied for first over the years: Gata Kamsky, Yasser Seirawan, Pal Benko, Robert Byrne, all World Championship candidates at one time or another, and the irrepressible Walter Browne who has his name on the winner list seven times!”
US Chess has gone to Disney World as the Main Event of the K-12 Chess Championships is underway in Buena Vista, Florida (live games here!)….
After 5 rounds, only one person has been able to win any games: Fabiano Caruana.
Eddy Tian (NJ) and Nico Chasin (NY) enter the fifth grade section at the K-12 National Championships as the top two seeds. Eddy says that…
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