October 2017

In memory of one of the greatest legends of American chess, William Lombardy (1937-2017), the Marshall Chess Club plans a FIDE Rated Memorial Blitz...
My ninth FIDE Congress was hosted at the Avantgarde Hotel Resort in Antalya, Turkey with a very nice view to the Mediterranean and small mountains...
This question, asked in the best owl-voice possible, rings clear over chessboards, set and ready for battle. “We are!” responds the room of students...
It happens. There is an empty chair across from you where your opponent should be. Opponents sometimes don’t appear for their scheduled games. You sit...
Grandmaster William Lombardy died in Martinez, California the morning of October 13, 2017, of a heart attack. He won the World Junior Championship in...
Garrett and Gabby Heller Many exciting events are slotted for National Chess Day weekend, including a charity tournament spearheaded by two youngsters...
Fifty miles north of Manhattan, overlooking the strategic “S” curve in the Hudson River, West Point Military Academy honors its earliest history as...
Coach Jay Stallings is a familiar name to many in the chess World, both for his upbeat social media presence, coaching success, and recent Kickstarter...
Excitement is ramping up for National Chess Day on October 14, 2017. GM Pal Benko preps the celebrations with some mates in honor of our special day...
Walter Brown, Grant Oen, Ruth Haring and Michael Khodarkovsky The first half of the 88th FIDE Congress at the beautiful Avantgarde Hotel in Antalya...
The government of Turkey announced the suspension of visa services to U.S. citizens, effective October 8, 2017. According to the government’s...
Article author Adrian Kondakov, camper Rui Yang Yan, with guest coach Kostya Kavutskiy watching My summer was filled with chess. I attended several...

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