GM Fidel Corrales and IM Jay Bonin tied for first in the Cleveland Open August 10th to 12th at the Crowne Plaza Cleveland Airport Hotel.
Posts from September, 2018
Eighteen-year-old Lev Paciorkowski, whose formative chess years were spent playing at the Rochester Chess Center and in the Rochester Interscholastic Chess League and is now a student at Rochester Institute of Technology, took clear 1st with 5 points out of 6.
The 84th Annual Southwest Open took place on August 30 – September 3 in Irving, Texas. The event attracted 349 players who competed in six…
“Modern correspondence chess isn’t all about CPU power (although that obviously helps), but more about how you prepare each move and how you work with the engine in tandem with your own ideas. You can get lazy and buy a powerful computer, and probably get to a fairly decent rating on ICCF just parroting the engine, but that’s not going to take you to the top.”
Christopher Yoo, at just age 11, won the Cal State Chess Championships, held in Northern California at the Berkeley Chess School over Labor Day Weekend….
GM Alex Lenderman won the Manhattan Open with a perfect 5-0 score. The Manhattan Open was held August 3-5th, which unfortunately coincided with the second weekend…
I was really excited to get invited to coach for the U.S. team at the 2018 Pan American Youth Chess Championships—it’s been a goal of mine for a few years now to work and prepare top talents, and this was an excellent opportunity to do just that.
The Kasparov Foundation continues to promote not only chess excellence within our elite junior players through world class training workshops and camps, but it also continues it’s series of annual popular tournaments in the greater areas of New York, Chicago, Mid-Atlantic and this summer in California.
The “San Jose Hackers” are now recognized as the 2018 U.S. Amateur Team West Champions (on tiebreak over the “Fire Breathing Duckies” and “We Checked…
The September edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth and…
US Chess Press
- North American Junior Set for Mexico, Nov 16-21 »
- US Chess Announces Girls in Chess Video »
- Announcement from the U.S. Open »
- 1,200+ of the Best Youth Chess Players in NorCal - and the U.S. - to Compete in Santa Clara April 7-8 »
- Fabiano Caruana First American in a Generation to Compete for World Chess Championship »