November 2019

What is a chess engine’s raison d'être? I ask the question, only partially tongue in cheek, because of the early reaction to Part I of this review...
On Tuesday, November 19th at 4 ET, Women's Program Director Jennifer Shahade will team up with WFM Alexandra Botez against IM Anna Rudolf and...
Alexander Grischuk added another medal to his collection on Sunday, winning the 2019 Hamburg FIDE Grand Prix with a 3.5-2.5 victory in tiebreaks over...
Tim Just, Chief Editor of the 5th, 6th, and brand new 7th edition of the rule book. This month's column is a test! Strap yourself in and test your own...
The 2019 NJH Championship In June 2019, the Scholastic Council formed a subcommittee of the Scholastic Committee to examine the current structure of...
Fritz is the granddaddy of commercial chess engines, the first to defeat a world champion in an “official” blitz game (Kasparov, 1992) and in a head...
In early August 2019, a group of the strongest juniors in the country were invited to the 51st US Chess School at the Mechanics Chess Club in San...
Welcome to the November 2019 edition of “One Move at a Time,” the US Chess podcast in which Dan Lucas, the Senior Director of Strategic Communication...
The SPICE Cup is a popular tournament for norm seekers, due to the large number of foreign IMs and GM who typically play. This year's edition was held...
Levon Aronian is the winner of the 2019 Grand Chess Tour Superbet Rapid and Blitz (Bucharest, Romania; November 6-10), taking the title after a...

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