Atulya Vaidya, 18, of Texas won clear first in the US Junior Open, held from June 22-24 in New Orleans. The University of Texas at…
Posts from June, 2018
The vast majority of the top chess players in the world started playing the game at an extremely young age. Sam Shankland completely broke this pattern.
Erick Zhao was seeded #4 entering the tournament and had a great event, winning each one of his games and defeating seeds #1-3 seeds in the process.
Kasparov went through every game, providing his insights and analysis as well as recommendations for improvement. Students also were tasked with absolutely top-notch tactical and strategical problems to solve.
Congratulations to Grandmaster Cristian Chirila, our new National Open Champion. Cristian won the Edmondson Cup and the $8000 prize with 6/7, a half point ahead…
For the third major tournament in a row, a member of the American “Big Three” grandmasters was the winner. This time, it was Hikaru Nakamura’s turn.
The Las Vegas Chess Festival began with a star-studded US Women’s Open, and sixth seed Saikhanchimeg Tsogtsaikhan took it down after defeating National Girls…
Wesley So is not only currently the sole leader, but he got there with 5 decisive games out of 6 rounds.
One of the most anticipated chess festivals of the year, the Las Vegas Chess Festival from June 20-24 kicks off today with the US Women’s Open…
You come late for your G/90,d5 contest. After finding your assigned playing spot you notice that there is no equipment and no opponent anywhere in…
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