February 2020

The US Chess Federation is pleased to announce the list of players who are officially invited to participate in the 2020 World Youth (Under 14, Under...
The US Chess Office will be closed in recognition of Presidents Day. It will reopen on Tuesday, February 18th for normal business hours.
The US Chess Federation is pleased to announce the list of players who are officially invited to participate in the 2020 World Cadet (Under 8, Under...
In a dazzling upset, IM-elect Carissa Yip defeated Women's World Champion Ju Wenjun with the black pieces at the penultimate round of the Cairns Cup...
Alexandra Botez’s Saturday twitch series to benefit US Chess Women continues on Saturday, February 15th, 2020 at 4 PM ET with a hand and brain match...
Humpy Koneru grabbed a share of the lead in Round 6 of the 2020 Cairns Cup. Her win over Alexandra Kosteniuk leaves her at 4/6, tied with Ju Wenjun...
Play resumes Thursday after Wednesday's lone rest day at the 2020 Cairns Cup … which, as it turns out, wasn’t so restful for the players! World...
The US Chess Federation is accepting applications for the position of Digital Assistant, a part-time position within US Chess. The Digital Assistant...
Last week we took it easy on our readers, offering ten mate-in-ones and mate-in-twos, all drawn from the 2019 World Women's Rapid and Blitz...
US Chess is thrilled to announce a generous donation from Richard and Barbara Schiffrin to support a Women and Girls’ Blitz and/or Rapid Event in 2020...
Welcome to the February 2020 edition of “One Move at a Time,” the US Chess podcast in which Dan Lucas, the Senior Director of Strategic Communication...
The FRANK P. SAMFORD, JR. CHESS FELLOWSHIP, marking its thirty fourth annual award, has selected Grandmasters Nicholas Checa of New York and Awonder...

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