October 2019

International Master John Donaldson has been awarded the prestigious “Mikhail Botvinnik Award” by FIDE for his work as trainer and Captain of U.S...
Imagine stepping into an elementary school cafeteria just moments before a chess tournament begins to find the energy level high and the nervous...
This week we challenge our readers to solve nine mates in one and two from the recently finished World Youth Championships in Mumbai, India. Next week...
Fabiano Caruana shares first place with Wang Hao after six rounds of play in the 2019 FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss. He will meet Alexander Grischuk on...
In the October edition of Ladies Knight, Jennifer Shahade speaks to IM Dorsa Derakshani about her childhood in Iran, her TED talk and what surprised...
A recent segment on a Philadelphia Public TV show, "You Oughta Know" showed the efforts of this year's "Chess City of the Year" to diversify chess...
On Monday, October 14th, US Chess Sales will launch our Free Shipping x 3 initiative, which introduces three ways to receive Free Shipping at www...
2 rounds are done here at Marine Corps Base LeJeune outside of Jacksonville, NC. Eight players have 2.0 scores, including two National Masters, Eigen...
Alex Kolay drew in today’s final round to share second place, and fourth overall via tiebreaks, in the 2019 FIDE World Youth Open Under 14 section. He...
This Columbus Day weekend, and as part of National Chess Day, the U.S. Marine Corps is hosting the 2019 U.S. Armed Forces Open (USAFO) Chess...
With $432,500 in prizes, and a coveted seat in the 2020 Candidates at stake, 154 players have made the trip to the Isle of Man for the 2019 FIDE Chess...
Happy National Chess Day! How are you marking this annual event? Are you running a tournament? Hosting a simul or lecture? Just playing blitz with...

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