February 2019

"Fred [Wren] first started to master chess in 1926. When asked what date he mastered it - he replied, "Leave that space blank, son."" (American Chess...
The 2019 North American Junior Chess Championships will be held June 25 – 30, 2019 at the Charlotte Chess Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The age...
Checkmate problems – mate in twos, threes, or mores – are not everyone’s cup of tea. Some people enjoy solving them, while others, like GM Johan...
US Chess will undergo routine maintenance service on Tuesday, February 26th from roughly 4-10 pm CST. Some operations may be disrupted.
With five days of rapid and blitz in the books, the Champions Showdown concluded on Sunday, February 24th. Only Fabiano Caruana had clinched match...
A handful of last-round players are hunched over lower boards in the huge ballroom, like lonely hangers-on after a celebrity wedding reception. But...
Christopher Yoo, Photo David Llada at Bay Area Chess International The FRANK P. SAMFORD, JR. CHESS FELLOWSHIP, marking its thirty third annual award...
The Rapid portion of the Champions Showdown came to a close today at the Saint Louis Chess Club, marking the end of the first half of the event. Here...
US Chess has released its RFP to solicit proposals for updating its database, web and web services infrastructure. Find US Chess RFP here. This RFP...
Mother Nature tried her best to shut down the U.S. Amateur Team North on the last day of competition with a blizzard that began in the wee hours of...
Today we inaugurate our new Throwback Thursday series. With so much outstanding material in the US Chess and Chess Life archives – photos, stories...
SAINT LOUIS (Feb 21, 2019)—A new chess history exhibition, US Chess: 80 Years—Promoting the Royal Game in America, will open at the World Chess Hall...

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