April 2017

Despite not falling under the norm-seeker category, I was still attracted to the tournament because of its format. Even though it was a “Swiss,” the...
Congratulations to the US Amateur Team Champions, Summer Chess Academy for Talented Youth. They won the US Amateur Team Playoffs, held on April 22 on...
10-year-old Daniel Mero first came up for the idea of the Charity Chess Championship with his father Scott, as a way to give back to the community...
Levon Aronian recently won the Grenke Classic, which featured a top-notch field, including Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Maxime-Vachier-Lagrave...
Don't forget to register as a US Chess Voting member this week to make sure your voice is heard in the 2017 Executive Board elections. Eligible...
The US Chess Ratings committee annual review has determined that there is some uncontrolled inflation in the system, and to combat the inflation we...
On March 21, 2017, we published a request for proposals for the further development and redesign of our website. Find a follow-up document RFP Q+A...
At 1:00pm on May 12, 2017 at the Opryland Resort in Nashville, TN the first round of SuperNationals VI will officially begin. To the casual observer...
Sabina Foisor, 2017 US Women's Chess Champion , Photo Austin Fuller for the Saint Louis Chess Club Two more “big names” have been added to the All...
After winning the exceptionally strong Gibraltar Open for the third consecutive time in February, Hikaru Nakamura has now also managed to win the...
In round 7, Sevian faced second seed GM Vladmir Belous on board 1. Sevian had the black pieces and trailed Belous, who led the tournament by half a...
Photo Lennart Ootes Wesley So, our new US Champion and current World #2 ranked player, dazzled with his queen sacrifice against Jeffery Xiong, one of...

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