June 2016

US Chess Organizer of the Year Alex Relyea with Emily Nguyen, Photo Nam Nguyen Congrats to 13-year-old Emily Nguyen of Texas who took clear first in...
IM Steven Zierk, Photo Austin Fuller Grandmaster hopefuls IM Steven Zierk and IM Akshat Chandra tied for first at the 2016 Saint Louis Invitational...
The US Junior Girls Championship is currently underway in Manchester, NH. One of the lowest rated players in the competition, Emily Nguyen, is...
It was a normal boring Wednesday afternoon. I was just coming back from a long day of school and I was not really expecting anything out of the...
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA The Czech Republic put on an excellent display of chess and computer power, winning every match but one – a 2-2 tie with runner...
Photo: Jason Luu The Las Vegas Chess Festival kicked off with the U.S. Women’s Open. WGM Vera Nebolsina won the tournament with an undefeated score of...
FM Stephen Stoyko and IM Mark Ginsburg who emerged on top with 5½ of 6 and became the Senior Open co-champions. Randy Hough's report includes all the...
Photo: Vivendi S.A. Try out tactical puzzles from the debut tournaments for the 2016 Grand Chess Tour! Paris: Nakamura vs. Carlsen The first stage of...
Bovey Liu-- Atulya Vaidya, Photo Brian Yang The biggest battle at the Junior Open every year is for the coveted spot in the next year’s Junior...
FIDE International Master Danny Kopec, born February 28, 1954, was a computer science professor at Brooklyn College, chess teacher and author of eight...
This year's US Women's Olympic team has a spirited combination of experience and new blood, and we go to Baku with high hopes. The 42nd World Chess...
The Crescent City (actually Kenner, across the river) is hosting two championship opens this weekend. After three rounds of the US Senior Open, the...

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