April 2016

Hikaru Nakamura took clear first in the Ultimate Blitz Challenge in Saint Louis, and the first prize of $20,000, ahead of Wesley So in 2nd. Happy to...
The first Women’s California Chess Championship took place in Berkeley, California on April 2 and 3, 2016. The two-day event was sponsored by Cal...
The US Chess Championships in Saint Louis may be over but the Ultimate Blitz Challenge is heating up. Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura lead after a...
Contact: Jerry Nash FIDE Youth Events jnash@uschess.org Cell: 931-787-2756 (CROSSVILLE, TN) The United States Chess Federation is pleased to announce...
Congratulations to our new US Champions, Fabiano Caruana and Nazi Paikidze. IM Greg Shahade reflects on ten lessons from the dramatic event.
Anupama Rajendra, Photo Betsy Dynako After a disappointing first round in which she only managed a draw against a much lower rated opponent, Anupama...
Photo Austin Fuller, from round 8 Going into the final round of the US Championship, Fabiano Caruana leads with 7.5/10. Half a point behind are Wesley...
GM Timur Gareyev has been working towards the ultimate world record event playing 47 games simultaneously this year. Among his recent feats are 35...
Photo Betsy Dynako With great enthusiasm and record high attendance, the Kasparov Chess Foundation All-Girls National Championships are underway in...
As the All-Girls Nationals (April 22-24) and Elementary Nationals (May 6-8) loom, Pete Karagianis pinpoints eight lessons from the Junior High School...
Contact: Jerry Nash FIDE Youth Events jnash@uschess.org Cell: 931-787-2756 (CROSSVILLE, TN) The United States Chess Federation is pleased to announce...
US Chess is pleased to welcome Boyd Reed as the Assistant Director of Events. Boyd, a resident of Aliquippa, PA, has been an active member of the US...

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