May 2017

Chess in Chicago is booming. The mayor's office even tweeted good luck to the city's teams en route to Nashville for SuperNationalsVI. Last week, the...
One of the great difficulties of reviewing chess books is dealing with all of the analysis. The days of Fred Reinfeld and his breezy notes are long...
Christopher Yoo Pre-registration for 2017 SuperNationals VI is at 5546 and counting, on pace to surpass the previous record of 5335 to be the largest...
On April 15, 2017, Chess Girls DC hosted the District of Columbia All Girls Chess tournament. The event was composed of rated and unrated chess...
Watch our new video series, Cheat Day & Chess, where US Chess editor Jen Shahade eats calorific treats while reviewing dramatic chess victories and...
On May 7, Sunday evening, SuperNationals VI pre-registrations eclipsed previous records and we are now on track to hosting the largest rated chess...
Flashback Friday to the 1st SuperNationals, held in Knoxville in 1997. Photo Bill Snead Over 5200 players have registered for SuperNationals VI...
Luke Harmon-Vellotti at the 2016 Chicago Open. Photo: Betsy Dynako Zacate. International Master Luke Harmon-Vellotti, 18, recently was selected from a...
Cherepanov started the tournament as the 3rd seed behind Defending Champion GM Alonso Zapata and Senior Master Deepak Aaron. He played both of his...
Claudia Munoz Claudia Munoz is well known to the US Chess community, through her social media presence and precocious accomplishments, including...
“I don’t have the patience for correspondence or the hands for bullet.” -Magnus Carlsen on limiting himself to three world titles - standard, blitz...
The Master section was extremely strong. There were 21 players, and one third were GMs!

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