June 2020

Tim Just, CLO columnist
What is leftover loot? That is the prize money that no one qualifies for at a tournament. It does not matter if the event is US Chess rated on-line, a...
Bobby Fischer Goes to War Cover
US Chess offers a new podcast every #PodcastTuesday, but as we only have four shows and there are occasional months like this one that have five...
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JULY 6 UPDATE: US Chess announces the selection of the 30-player team that will represent the United States in a friendly match against Romania this...
Ivette Morales Garcia on Spanish & Chess
WIM Ivette Garcia Morales will appear in our July 2nd, Thursday Girls Club class on Zoom and will teach both Spanish AND chess. This event, which is...
My first time attending the Kasparov Chess Foundation’s camp for talented kids in New York was with my student, Sam Schmakel of Chicago, in 2005. This...
After a three month absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Continental Chess Association (CCA) made a splashy return to (virtual) action. CCA...
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Dear US Chess Member: Yesterday, US Chess’ website was the victim of a malicious attack by an unknown actor. If you visited MSA, the forums, or other...
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A document titled, "The US Chess Rating System" by Mark E. Glickman of Harvard University and Thomas Doan of Estima has been posted here: https://new...
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US Chess recently received a bequest to support the continued development of chess players between the age of 18 and 21. The endowed fund will be...
US vs Ireland
Pairings have been released for the US-Ireland online match, scheduled for June 27 at 1pm Eastern. Board Ireland FIDE vs USA FIDE 1 Alex Lopez IM 2430...
We are aware of a security problem on some of our pages, including MSA and the Forums. We are actively working on fixing this. Please make sure you...
Chris Bird and Enrique Huerta
This week's “The TD Show” topic will be "Non-Monetary Tie-Breaks" and will air at 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific on Thursday, June 25 on the US Chess Twitch...

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