February 2017

Results are in at the US Amateur Team Championships, a quartet of events held over President's Day weekend. In Parsippany, NJ, Academy of Talented...
Judges praised Kostya's storytelling ability, transforming his personal experiences and lessons into relatable, instructive, and inspirational...
With more than 300 teams at this year’s U.S. Amateur Team East, it is clear that the tournament has done a great job of attracting talent around the...
While I’m a fan of classical time controls for producing the highest level chess games, I have to admit watching rapid games can be more entertaining...
Judges praised Vanessa's fresh approach to improvement, accompanied by clear, in-depth examples from her tournament games.
National Master John Braley of Seattle died on February 7th at the age of 72 after a long illness. Best known for winning three Washington State...
This scholastic tournament draws many of the best players in the region. This year there were six masters, including 2 FIDE masters. Part of the...
Academy of Talented Youth, Last year's USAT Champions The annual quartet of fun and fierce team competitions take off this holiday weekend from Feb 18...
Mr. Nigel Freeman Executive Director World Chess Federation Dear Mr. Freeman: I write openly on behalf of the United States Chess Federation (“US...
Judges praised Cristian's ability to blend his personal experiences on the road to victory with invaluable advice from a grandmaster to aspiring...
Hans Berliner was the Fifth World Correspondence Chess Champion. His record in correspondence play, both national and international, was unsurpassed.
Judges praised Greg's fresh, insightful perspective and lively writing style.

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