July 2018

Randy Bauer Preliminary results are in for the 2018 Executive Board Election, with Randy Bauer and Ryan Velez earning the most votes. Congratulations...
Grandmasters Sergey Kudrin, Joel Benjamin, Jaan Ehlvest and Alex Shabalov. Not pictured: GM Alex Yermolinsky Congratulations to Team USA for earning...
The 2018 Minnesota GM Norm Tournament was held at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West. The ten player round robin (June 15-19) was only the second norm...
US Chess wishes a hearty Happy Birthday to Grandmaster Pal Benko, also a renowned composer and popular author. At 90 years young (as of July 15, 2018...
Girls Chess Clinic in Brownsville, Texas This summer is a big one for US Chess Women and Girls, and you can find a wide range of events in our...
Jennifer Yu, Photo: Spectrum Studios Grandmaster Steven Zierk and Women's Grandmaster Jennifer Yu are among the new American title holders, as...
This year’s U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship has a myriad of new faces - half the players are brand new to the championship.
Over a month has passed since the second annual Charity Chess Championship and I still have not been fully able to process what a tremendous day it...
This year's U.S. Junior Championship is incredibly strong, consisting of a field where half the players are grandmasters. Who will prove to be the top...
The National Open, a fixture on the tournament circuit since 1965, attracted 722 players to the Westgate Hotel, the third highest total ever and the...
As an exciting summer of junior chess and international competition heats up, The West Coast chess community is excited to host the US Cadet National...
Jamaal Abdul-Alim interviews Illia Nyzhnyk, Photo Daaim Shabazz PHILADELPHIA — Even before GM Illia I. Nyzhnyk found himself on track to clinch first...

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