January 2020

Update: May 19, 2020 - EVENT CANCELED! Please note this event has been postponed to 2021! - Please view the cancelation article for more information...
Welcome to the January 2020 edition of “One Move at a Time,” the US Chess podcast in which Dan Lucas, the Senior Director of Strategic Communication...
Aleksandra Goryachkina, Photo fide.com In round four of the Women’s World Championship (Jan 4-26) , reigning champ Ju Wenjun struck first blood, with...
The 49th edition of the Rilton Cup took place from December 27th through January 5th in Stockholm, the Swedish capital. Participants from 24 countries...
My first scholastic national was the 2013 Super Nationals, only 3 months and 28 days after my first rated US Chess tournament. I remember entering the...
Newly anointed IM Carissa Yip annotates round four, the first decisive game of the Women's World Championship (Jan 4-26), between Ju Wenjun and...
Our US Chess Women partnership with WFM Alexandra Botez continues on January 11th with an exciting match between two exuberant WFMs. On January 11th...
The Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF) and the Saint Louis Chess Club have been running the very successful Young Stars program for the past seven years...
Long-time chess publisher and entrepreneur Bob Long is dead at 74. He was found murdered in his home after an apparent home invasion and robbery. Over...
The World Women’s Championship (January 4-26) kicked off in Shanghai, China with three fighting draws. In round four, reigning champ Wenjun Ju of...
Happy New Year! It's been another big year for chess, and for US Chess. As we forge ahead in a new decade, let's take a look back to the most popular...
The 2019 Nassau Chess Club Championship was played on ten consecutive Monday nights from October 21 to December 23. It was won by GM Michael Rohde...

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