February 2016

In usual fashion, the Amateur Team North tournament took place a week after the rest of the national team events. This is done in consideration of the...
GM Gata Kamsky, Photo Alexandre Feyrin Last weekend, Gata Kamsky became the only American in history to win the Cappelle la Grande Open, going...
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Players Will Be Honored in Saint Louis on April 13th, 2016 Induction Ceremony Will Kick Off the 2016 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship...
USAT South Champions, Chakis-mate: (from left to right) Robert Persante, Peter Dyson, Larry Storch, and John Nardandrea When putting together a team...
Europe is home to hundreds of leagues which are the heart of organized chess for amateurs and professionals all over the continent. While the United...
Jeffrey Xiong at the 2015 US Junior Closed Championship, Photo Saint Louis Chess Club While much of the country was occupied with Amateur Team...
Photo Betsy Dynako As I sit here beginning to write these words I find myself still numb and trying desperately to process the terrible news which I...
Hundreds of children set to compete in California’s most prestigious youth chess tournament! WHAT: The annual Susan Polgar National Open Championship...
Sid Banik, Albert Lu, Cameron Wheeler, Alvin Kong (from left to right), Photo Kerrie Utsumi The US Amateur Team West held in Santa Clara, California...
Sevan Muradian, an innovative and respected organizer from the Chicago area, died unexpectedly at 40 years old on February 17, 2016. Sevan was an...
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JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE US CHESS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF EVENTS Summary The US Chess Federation (US Chess) is accepting applications for the position of...
Academy took first place in the World Amateur Team, also known as the US Amateur Team East. The Komodo Dragons, ChessNYC All Stars, and Wei Yi also...

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