January 2018

WIM Dr. Alexey Root The #9 article in Best of US Chess 2017 is In Memory of Dad: Chess, Parenting & Crossing Borders by WIM Dr. Alexey Root. Alexey's...
All heads in the room turned to look as the legendary former World Champion Garry Kasparov made his way through the aisles.
The #10 article in Best of US Chess 2017 is Jamaal Abdul Alim's piece "Petrosian Wins World Open: 'Forget About the Draw'". Abdul-Alim interviewed GM...
In Best of US Chess, we countdown the top ten uschess.org articles of the year. Find last year’s contest results and the winning 2016 article by IM...
Today, the 2018 PRO Chess League officially restarts - with 5 of the World top 10 and a former World Champion joining this season: Carlsen, Caruana...
The attached lists of over 800 entries is a brief index for when William Lombardy was mentioned in Chess Life between 1953 and 1975 and then between...
"I recommend that you use correspondence chess to test out the openings that you will later play in your over-the-board tournament games." -Jon...
There you are, staring at the board. The position is stagnate, and it is your opponent’s turn to move. You offer a draw.
We had more than 100 excited players join us for the 2018 New Year Championship. While missing many of our regular titled players, we did not lack...
“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” –Henry Ford
The 27th Annual North American Open at Bally’s Las Vegas after Christmas featured both a record turnout of 805 players and a hotly contested battle...
Depending on who you ask, winter in Texas is not too bad, but it is even better with a great chess event on the calendar!

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