October 2016

Judit Polgar, arguably the strongest female chess player of all time, will be the official commentator for the 2016 FIDE World Chess Championship...
2017 US Chess Federation All-America Chess Team Announced (Crossville, TN) The United States Chess Federation (US Chess) is pleased to announce the...
When I think back to my early years in chess, the most vibrant memories are from the World Youth Championships; of course, the competition itself, but...
Find an assortment of National Chess Day dispatches from around the US and beyond below, and also check out coverage of major events held over...
Batumi Boulevard, Photo GM Irina Krush The World Cadets in Batumi, Georgia begin on October 19, and the US has a powerful delegation including many...
Grandmaster and composer Pal Benko presents some problems in honor of the US Team's historic gold medal victory in Baku last month. US Chess Team...
Photo Ian Battaglia Grandmasters Boris Avrukh (IL) and Fidel Corrales-Jiminez tied for top honors at the 2016 Midwest Class tournament held October 7...
Photo David Llada Dariusz Swiercz of Poland, now attending Saint Louis University, captured the 2016 Millionaire Chess Open Championship title, thus...
Photo Anne Buskirk Chess Life Editor and US Chess Director of Publications Dan Lucas was featured today in the “Ask Amy” column, which is syndicated...
Arlington, Va. — Of all the sounds that could distract a chess player during a tournament, few things can do the job as effectively as the "boing...
Reigning US Women's Chess Champion Nazi Paikidze took a principled stance against participating in the upcoming Women's World Championship in Iran...
The top 3 Americans, Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So, and Hikaru Nakamura, all competed in this year's Isle of Man International Open. Can you solve...

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