August 2017

Thanks to the over one hundred members who entered our Chess: A Game for Life promotion. We at US Chess were thrilled with the diversity and passion...
After 9 captivating rounds of rapid chess, Levon Aronian is the clear leader with 5 impressive victories.
Senior Master Mika Brattain started the Cleveland Open as the tournament’s top seed and played every game on board one scoring four wins and a quick...
13th World Champion and acclaimed author and speaker Garry Kasparov is currently playing the STL Rapid and Blitz (August 14-19), his first foray back...
Graphics by Spectrum Studios The Sinquefield Cup ended with a thrilling victory by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. This paved the way to a clear victory for...
Three of five contenders going into the final round of the Sinquefield Cup: Vishy Anand, Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian (Photos by Eric Rosen) The...
US Chess is honored to announce that both US Chess News and Chess Life Magazine have won several prestigious awards from the Chess Journalists of...
"Correspondence play reinforces a player’s combinative ability by giving him time and leisure, and freeing him from the time limitations and nervous...
In the junior section, Joseph Zeltsan led wire-to-wire to win the first Maccabiah chess gold medal in United States history.
Okay, perhaps it’s by now passé to bring up GM Aleksandr Lenderman’s unbridled 2009 victory dance (ranking alongside Elaine’s famous Seinfeld...
Here are a few of the most interesting tactical, positional, and endgame moments that have occurred in the event so far.
GMs Alexander Shabalov and Aleksander Lenderman faced off in round eight, Photo Jim Doyle GM Aleksander Lenderman of New York took clear first at the...

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