November 2019

The first Femme Batale (rhymes with Femme Fatale) raised over $10,000 for women and girls in chess, including over $8000 combined for US Chess Women...
The 4th Annual New York State Girls Championship was held November 23-24, hosted by Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, located on NYC's Upper...
2019 Denker field. Photo by Ana Vivas. Each year, US Chess hosts five premier invitational events (the Rockefeller event begins in 2020): GM Arnold...
The November Chess Underground catches up with FIDE Master, electronic musician dabbler and treasure hunter Carl Boor. Carl discusses the merits of...
In the end, the only thing that could stop Magnus Carlsen was a tummy bug. courtesy STLCC; note that Nakamura scored 12 in the Blitz and not 11...
There are countless chess variants, some enjoying more popularity than others, but none have gotten as much recent attention as the brainchild of...
As announced at the 2019 Delegates Meetings, US Chess has been working on digitizing its archive of Chess Life and Chess Review magazines (as well as...
The Marshall Chess Club set a new course for its annual Championship this year. Instead of the traditional 9-round Swiss, the 103rd Marshall Chess...
GM Andrey Stukopin and FM Gabriel Petesch shared first place at the 28th Annual King’s Island Open with a score of 4.5-0.5. Each won $1912.50 with...
Congratulations to Rachael Li of Texas, who has broken the 2200 barrier at just nine years old to become the youngest female US Chess Master in...
In years past a Category 16 Grandmaster round-robin would have been huge news in American chess. Now it’s just another day at the Saint Louis Chess...
The Frank P. Samford Jr. Chess Fellowship is pleased to announce its thirty-fourth consecutive annual award. The Fellowship was created by the late...

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