This year’s U.S. Junior Championship is incredibly strong, consisting of a field where half the players are grandmasters. Who will prove to be the top American prodigy?
Posts from July, 2018
The National Open, a fixture on the tournament circuit since 1965, attracted 722 players to the Westgate Hotel, the third highest total ever and the…
As an exciting summer of junior chess and international competition heats up, The West Coast chess community is excited to host the US Cadet National…
PHILADELPHIA — Even before GM Illia I. Nyzhnyk found himself on track to clinch first place at the 2018 World Open this past weekend, he…
SAINT LOUIS (July 9, 2018) – The skilled and competitive new generation of chess talent will compete for the U.S. Junior and U.S. Girls’ Junior Chess…
Danny Horwitz has won the 2016 Absolute Championship by a full point over a cluster of rivals.
The world of chess notation is really confusing. It is not easy remembering when scorekeeping is required and when it is optional—yes, there are times…
The tournament has changed locations every year, to give seniors from different regions a chance to play locally. This year it was held In New Orleans, the legendary home to Jazz and of Paul Morphy.
In order for Yip to win on tiebreaks, her opponents would have to all win, and Badamkhand’s opponents would have to all lose. Amazingly, that is what happened, and she edged Badamkhand by half a tiebreak point!
GM Sam Sevian won the 12th annual Philadelphia International with an undefeated score of 7 ½ – 1 ½ pocketing $5000 for clear first.
US Chess Press
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- Jennifer Pearson Hired as Governance Coordinator at US Chess »
- 31st Frank Samford Jr. Chess Fellowship Announced »