January 2017

Losing in round one must be viewed as the ultimate “Swiss gambit.” Baryshpolets certainly doesn’t recommend this approach!
When GM Julio Sadorra discovered that two childhood friends from the Philippines were registered to play in the Chesapeake Open, he decided to travel...
"The principle attraction of correspondence chess is the freedom to play chess as and when it suits you." -Stan Steliga
Wesley So's win today against prodigy super-GM Richard Rapport gives him an extraordinary 47 game undefeated streak.
National holidays and chess tournaments go hand in hand. This weekend is no exception. Here are a few of the major events taking place.
FLOWER MOUND, TX – Play chess and meet former U.S. women’s chess champion Alexey Root as she signs her latest book, Prepare With Chess Strategy, on...
With the rise of the engines, we chess mortals suddenly have unfettered access to Grandmaster-level analysis at the push of a button.
What is the single best thing you can do to improve your chess in this new year?
Are you a fan of the U.S. Chess League? This year, it's expanding.
By the halfway point of the tournament, all three GMs had suffered a loss!
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Atulya Shetty, SuperNationals V High School Champ Registration is now open for SuperNationals VI, set for Nashville, TN from May 11-14. The event...
The reigning U.S. Champion has made the prestigious Forbes' 30 Under 30, an annual list showcasing "600 of the brightest young entrepreneurs...

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