July 2017

Big trophies at the North American Youth MORRISTOWN, NJ Americans Bryce Tiglon and Evelyn Zhu garnered IM and WIM titles at North American Youth Chess...
The US Team won 4 gold medals - more than any other country - while 6 more US team members tied for 1st, achieving top scores in a total of 7...
"He was scathingly blunt, had never even crossed paths with the concept of tact, and would do anything for you, up to and including the shirt off his...
I was thrilled when the new Blindfold World Record holder, GM Timur Gareyev, was excited to accept the invitation to instruct, demonstrate, and...
A record-breaking 357 players from the United States, Canada and Mexico descended on the historic American Revolution town of Morristown, NJ, to...
Round 5 featured a key match-up: Emily Nguyen - the tournament leader entering the round - vs. Akshita Gorti - who trailed by half a point in clear...
Nicholas Checa IMs John Burke and Nicolas Checa achieved GM norms at the Philadelphia International. Both IMs are 15 years old, and both achieved...
Wisconsin does not come to mind as a destination for 9-round Open Chess tournaments. But I believe that perception is changing now!
The US Junior Championship is an iconic part of US Chess. American players as prominent as Bobby Fischer, Hikaru Nakamura, and Ray Robson have all won...
Garry Kasparov, Photo STL Chess Club SAINT LOUIS, July 5, 2017 -- History is being made this August in Saint Louis. The world's most elite chess...
IM Zhansaya AbduMalik and GM Tigran L. Petrosian Photo Dr. Francine Silver Philadelphia — GM Tigran L. Petrosian knew if he drew in the final round of...
This is a violent game filled with unexpected twists as Black consistently hunts down the White forces using his superior development. This game is...

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