November 2017

The Champions Showdown is a unique event, featuring many of the top players in the world (including Carlsen and all of the top 3 American players), an...
Palo Alto, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 — Chess.com and Twitch today announced a multi-year partnership to benefit chess streaming and major chess events...
The nature of the Swiss system pretty much requires the higher rated players to play for a win, especially in the early rounds when the rating...
"The technique of good correspondence chess lies in playing good moves." -Graham Mitchell
Mike Matheny and Rex Sinquefield, Photo Austin Fuller The Saint Louis Chess Club honored donors to the Club and the World Chess Hall of Fame, on a...
This is the first tournament Elshan won as a US citizen. Congratulations Elshan!
This will be the first time in the history of the NATO Chess Championship that the event will be held in the United States and only the second time...
Last week one of my favorite yearly events, the Spice Cup Open, concluded in Saint Louis, Missouri. With both Webster University and Saint Louis...
Tim Just is a National Tournament Director, FIDE National Arbiter, and editor of the 5th & 6th edition of the US Chess Rulebook. He is also the author...
Ding Liren vs. Wesley So at the World Cup Chinese Grandmaster Ding Liren has already qualified for the 2018 Candidates set for Berlin in March. Next...
Photos by Ms. F.T. Reid Metro Atlanta Chess Partners hosted our National Chess Day 2nd Annual Campout Tournament at the Outdoor Activity Center in...
SAINT LOUIS (October 26, 2017) — In 2016, for the first time in 40 years, the American national team edged out 180 countries from around the world to...

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