August 2016

Vishy Anand, Ding Liren, Hikaru Nakamura, Anish Giri, Fabiano Caruana, Rex Sinquefield, and Wesley So at the Sinquefield Cup Opening Ceremony. Photo...
The 5th Annual Washington International starts starts on Saturday August 13th in Rockville, MD. A record number of players have already registered...
GM Aleksandr Lenderman vs. GM Alexander Shabalov, Photo Anne Buskirk The 117th Annual US Open saw 389 participants compete across the nine, six, and...
Photo: Yevgeny Surov Sam Shankland, the 4th highest player in the U.S., won one of the strongest tournaments of his career last week, the Master...
Photo Anne Buskirk Update 8/7/16: Congratulations to GMs Gil Popiliski and Alexander Shabalov, who tied for first in the US Open with 8/9 each. Full...
IM Ruifeng Li vs. GM Joel Benjamin. Photo: Anne Buskirk Ruifeng Li was able to keep his tenuous lead over the field at the 117th Annual US Open after...
The 2016 US Chess Annual report is now available at this pdf link. The report includes letters from US Chess President Gary Walters, Executive...
The Sinquefield Cup, the strongest chess tournament in the U.S., begins tomorrow at the St. Louis Chess Club. Let's take a look at this year's top...
IM Watson v. IM Li, Photo Anne Buskirk IM Ruifeng Li holds sole first place in the US Open Traditional schedule, with a perfect 5 points from 5 games...
Top three in the National Girls Tournament of Champions: Jennifer Yu, Veronica Zilajeva (OK), Rajendra, Anupama (WI), Photo Anne Buskirk East Coast...
A win in the sixth and final round over closest rival Andrew Zheng propelled New Jersey’s Brandon Jacobson to clear first place in this weekends...
Champion Brandon Jacobson (NJ) vs. Emily Nguyen (Texas) in the Barber Tournament of K-8 Champs Congrats to our three new champions in Indianapolis...

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