July 2019

US Chess has learned that Harry Sabine has died at age 78. Harry Sabine was a giant of scholastic chess in both his home state of Tennessee and...
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: 17-year-old Jennifer Yu of Ashburn, Virginia, the 2019 U.S. Women’s Chess Champion, will be conducting a simultaneous exhibition*...
The Continental Chess Association had a busy weekend July 19th-21st, running three events in Chicago, IL, Manhattan, NY, and Orlando, FL. Together the...
US Chess seeks a FIDE Events Manager. This position is principally responsible for managing FIDE title applications, submitting FIDE event ratings...
(...with apologies to one Robert J. Fischer.) Elijah Logozar is a an 18-year-old US Chess expert from Round Rock, Texas. And he claims to have busted...
American players have been rather busy in international play these past few weeks, and a key event kicks off tomorrow with our current U.S. Champion...
A FIDE survey that began on July 13 closes this weekend. It may be filled out by anyone interested in chess: Click here for the survey. US Chess did...
At 10 players, the 2019 U.S. Blind Championship was larger than it has been since 2007. It was also relatively strong, in that any of the top five...
The Third Annual Charity Chess Championship was held at Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School on June 2nd. This year’s fundraising event featured 15...
Juett Topalov blindfold match (courtesy subject) Rook polynomials, mathematicians in burning hotel rooms, chess problem formulas, and the age old...
It’s been one week since the World Junior Championship for Players with Disabilities wrapped up in Cherry Hill, NJ and the typical PR with results, a...
There’s a very different feel to the U.S. Juniors (and now Seniors) than is found at the U.S. Championships. It’s not that one is more serious than...

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