April 2019

Eleven mates - three mate in ones, four mate in twos, three mate in threes, and one mate in four. Think you've got what it takes to solve them all...
The U.S. team of Alexander Shabalov, Joel Benjamin, Igor Novikov, Jaan Ehlvest, and Alex Yermolinsky is the clear and convincing repeat winner of the...
One round remains in the 2019 World Senior Team Championships, and after today’s 3.5-0.5 match victory over Austria, the U.S. 50+ team looks well on...
Registration for the 2019 Pan American Youth Championships, to be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, will commence Monday, April 22nd and last until Friday...
U.S. Champions have not often visited Atlanta, Georgia. On Saturday, April 20, GM Hikaru Nakamura, only three weeks removed from winning his fifth U.S...
The U.S. 50+ team kept its lead in the World Senior Team Championships on Monday, defeating Israel in the seventh round of play. This was the team’s...
Italy vs U.S., 2019 50+ World Senior Team Championship UPDATED 4/21 with post-round comments from GM Joel Benjamin After Friday’s win over Germany in...
Shabalov, Novikov, Ehlvest, Yermolinsky; Rd 3, 2019 World Senior Teams (photo Benjamin) The U.S. 50+ team is a perfect four for four after today’s...
The 3rd Annual New York State Girls Chess Championship was held on April 6-7, hosted by Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in New York City. The...
This week we offer eight tactical tests from the 2019 Reykjavik Open, to honor each of the eight co-winners. Next week we'll take a look at mate in...
It was a bit of a dog-pile at yesterday’s conclusion of the 2019 Reykjavik Open. Eight players – GMs Alireza Firouzja, Nils Grandelius, Abhijeet Gupta...
It wasn’t easy, but the U.S. ground out a 3.5-0.5 win over Scotland to open their accounts in the 2019 World Senior Team Championships 50+ Division...

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