March 2019

Faced with a must win situation, Hikaru Nakamura rose to the challenge, defeating Jeffery Xiong in 58 moves to become the 2019 U.S. Champion. It is...
17 year old Jennifer Yu is the 2019 U.S. Women’s Champion, defeating former champion Anna Zatonskih to take the crown with a round to spare. She wins...
With her decisive win over Anna Zatonskih in Round 10 of the U.S. Women’s Championship, Jennifer Yu has clinched the title of 2019 U.S. Women’s...
The Girls Club Room has become a fixture at our National Scholastic Championships. Girls come to the room to socialize, analyze and relax between...
With the leaders meeting in Round 10, and only the final two rounds to be played, the final weekend of the 2019 U.S. Chess Championships is shaping up...
Test your knowledge of prize fund rules in this baker's dozen True or False quiz by Tim Just. 1. A tournament advertising a “Guaranteed Prize Fund”...
Round 8 of the 2019 U.S. Championships featured critical matchups in both the Open and Women’s events. Jennifer Yu continued her astonishing run in...
Jenny Schweitzer, director of 'Girls in Chess', as premiered in the New Yorker Magazine, is back to film another video in partnership with US Chess...
The temperature in Saint Louis jumped 12 degrees on Wednesday, climbing from a high of 54 on Tuesday’s rest day to a balmy 66. The U.S. Championships...
After a rest day, the eyes and ears of American chess fans return to the Saint Louis Chess Club, where the seventh round of the U.S. Championships is...
SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI: The 501(c)3 US Chess Federation is proud to announce a newly-designed perpetual trophy for the 2019 U.S. Championship and U.S...
US Chess is delighted to open up the grant application for Women's Programs, funded by a generous $100,000 donation from the Saint Louis Chess Club...

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