April 2019

For several months before the 13th Annual Open at Foxwoods, held April 17-21 at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, chatter had been...
Episode 1: Chess with a brew? Chess in a zoo? A chess flash mob and a Bat signal, too? Welcome to US Chess’ latest podcast, Chess Underground, the...
The 2019 National Junior High School Championship is emblematic of how competitive National Scholastics are, and how hard it is for even elite junior...
Shunkai Peng Shunkai Peng of Oregon took clear first in the K-8 Chess Championships held this weekend in Grapevine, Texas. He entered Championship...
Photo R Anderson Two players remain perfect in the Championship sections at the Junior High School Nationals in Grapevine, Texas. In the K-9, Jason...
As the action at the Junior High School Championships in Grapevine, Texas intensifies, our twitch stream kicks off. Starting in round five at 7 CT/8...
Three rounds are complete at the 2019 National Junior High School Championships in Grapevine, Texas, and like the Texas weather in springtime, the...
The Main Event of the Junior High School National Championship kicked off on Friday, April 26 with an afternoon and evening round in two Championship...
Tim Just “That rule is stupid. I’ve played chess for 50 years now and always done it that way,” exclaimed the player that was warned for touching his...
The 2019 National Junior High School Championship is off and running! The main event starts on Friday at 1pm, but there were lots of important side...
US Chess is partnering on a new video project with Jenny Schweitzer. We are casting boys and girls (ages 4-8) as part of the process. If interested...
The National Junior High School Chess Championships kick off in Grapevine, Texas with bughouse and blitz tournaments on Thursday, April 25th. The Main...

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