March 2019

After a raucous day four, the fifth round of the 2019 U.S. Championships was more sedate, with fewer fireworks and without the marathon games of the...
There was plenty of intrigue on and off the boards in the fourth round of the 2019 U.S. Championships. Plenty. The games were long. The moves were...
With eight games ending decisively, the third round of the U.S. Championships was a banquet of brilliancies and blunders. What felt like a sleepy Open...
While chess can be played and enjoyed at any age, it’s clear that there’s a youth movement in American chess under way. Hikaru Nakamura said as much...
Round 1 of the U.S. Championship and Women’s Championship kicked off with both a bang and a whimper. The women were out for blood, and every game in...
This year marks the 80th anniversary of US Chess. Born of a merger between the American Chess Federation and the National Chess Federation on...
Today we feature six positions from the 2019 National High School Championship, contested this weekend in Schaumburg, IL. We’ll warm up with an easy...
The U.S. Championship and U.S. Women's Championship opened on Monday, March 18th at the Saint Louis Zoo, coinciding with the US Hall of Fame and World...
The 52nd Annual New York State Scholastic Championships were held in Saratoga Springs, New York on March 9-10. This year’s tournament again broke...
The 2019 American Continental Championship will take place July 5 – 13 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Please see full information here. It is an 11 round swiss...
In our March edition of Ladies Knight, Jennifer Shahade, two-time U.S. Women's Champion and US Chess Women's Program Director talks to WIM Natasha...
The 2019 National High School Championship was a record-breaker, both officially and unofficially. This 51st edition of the High School Championship...

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