December 2018

Webster Wins Again! Photo David Llada Congrats to Webster University on their seventh straight victory at the Pan-American Intercollegiate Chess...
The 230-player Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship in San Francisco continues to run with an efficiency that permits the drama to...
“He was a national master? Wow!” Unrated chess player Stephen Huang attends the University of Pacific in Stockton, California. “I joined US Chess on...
Andrew Tang vs. Magnus Carlsen, Photo Lennart Ootes The 2018 King Salman FIDE World Rapid Blitz Championship in St. Petersburg, Russia (Dec 26-28)...
Grandmaster Shimanov of Webster, Photo David Llada The Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships begin on December 27th at 6 PM PT in San...
US Chess wishes a merry Christmas to all our members and chess devotees, as well as luck and warmth to many of our top players on the road. Earlier...
I got the call to work as a coach for the U.S. National Youth Team back in August, my second time this year and again to my great delight, as it’s...
Chess: Portrait of Lisa Lane. Cover image. New York, NY 04/00/1961 Credit: John G. Zimmerman This week, Sports Illustrated featured a long read on...
The 2018 Pan American Veterans [50+] & Senior [65+] Championships were held December 8-13 in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. For the first time ever all...
Tim Just If annoying acts cause a migraine, see a TD and make a claim. Your opponent complains to the TD that you are eating a sandwich at the board...
GM Leinier Dominguez at the 2018 Champions Showdown in Saint Louis. Courtesy of the Saint Louis Chess Club, photo by Lennart Ootes CROSSVILLE...
Preston Ladson of Philadelphia demonstrates why a difference of 300+ rating points can be decisive in correspondence chess. We also check out a...

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