November 2015

Congratulations to Akshita Gorti for winning the 2015 WGM Norm Tournament held in Manchester, NH by Relyea Chess with a score of 7. Her favorite game...
It is a rare player who can attain a Master’s rating in both OTB and in correspondence play. Such a player is Kevin Bachler of Park Ridge, Illinois...
I come from a world of my own. I have Parkinson's disease. Without medications and even with, my brain loses cells every day, it forgets how to walk...
In 2013, Dr. Alan M. Kirshner wrote about International Games Day @ your library. His volunteers played blitz chess, separately taught beginners and...
Ever wonder what a grandmaster considers during a chess game? Vanessa West reviews "Lessons with a Grandmaster III", by GM Boris Gulko and Dr. Joel...
IM Kannappan, Photo STL Chess Club The 24th Annual King’s Island Open was held in Cincinnati, Ohio November 13-15th. This tournament is now Ohio’s...
While at the Philadelphia Open earlier this year, I came into contact with a local chess enthusiast - Tom Nordeman. An ardent chess player, Tom, says...
The KCF is about Chess Education above all else The stage is set for the annual KCF gala – and a special one this year! It is hard to believe that...
New York is one of the top chess states in the country but Central NY does not see that many strong tournaments. David A. Hater examines two recent...
(Crossville, TN) The United States Chess Federation (US Chess) is pleased to announce the 2016 All-America Chess Team sponsored by Trophies Plus. Team...
For many years, Hikaru Nakamura has been the undisputed highest ranked player in the country. He’s the reigning US Champion and has won the...
At the 10th Annual TransAtlantic Cup, the usual speeches were given from both sides of the Atlantic. Two were a bit different. GM Ljubomir Ljubojevic...