We had more than 100 excited players join us for the 2018 New Year Championship. While missing many of our regular titled players, we did not lack excitement, nail biting games, and surprising upsets.
Posts from January, 2018
“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”
The 27th Annual North American Open at Bally’s Las Vegas after Christmas featured both a record turnout of 805 players and a hotly contested battle for first place in the Open section.
Depending on who you ask, winter in Texas is not too bad, but it is even better with a great chess event on the calendar!
The titanic trophy-cup in shining gold-tint stood just a bit taller than the four silver cups in its row, any of which looked as…
Re: Venues for FIDE World Championship Events Dear Mr. Nigel Freeman: The US Chess Federation believes World Championship events should be held in venues accessible…
The Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF) and The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) have run the very successful Young Stars – Team…
FLOWER MOUND, TX – Play chess and meet former U.S. women’s chess champion Alexey Root as she signs her latest book, Prepare With Chess Strategy, on Saturday, January 27, at the…
With the retirement of Franc Guadalupe effective December 31, 2017, Boyd Reed has assumed the duties of Director of Events effective January 1, 2018. Boyd,…
International Master Dorsa Derakashani wrote an op-ed for the New York Times over New Year’s Day weekend, where she explained why she left her native…
US Chess Press
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- 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 »