August 2020

Juga on Chess & Creativity
The artist and singer Juga of will lead our next Thursday night ZOOM class for our girls club with an inspiring talk and Q+A on chess...
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Results from the US Chess / ChessKid Online Elementary Championship are up!
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US Chess announces the cancellation of the 2020 Pan-American Intercollegiate Chess Championships. This event was scheduled for December 26-30 at the...
Jim Hodina
The August installment of Chess Underground checks in with ANTD Jim Hodina, Manager of Environmental Public Health for Linn County Iowa. Jim weighs in...
Team USA advances to the Quarterfinals of the 2020 FIDE Online Olympiad after winning Pool D from August 21-23.
IM Dorsa Derakhshani will speak to our ZOOM girls club on August 27th at 6 PM EDT about the "Power of Preparation."
Check out a video of a lesson Women's Program Director Jen Shahade gave to Kenya Chess Girls, as part of a cross-cultural program that will teach...
Miron Sher in Greece 2004
US Chess has learned of the passing of GM Miron Sher. A very strong player in his own right, Sher is best known for his coaching, having worked with...
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The Tournament Director Certification Rules were recently updated to clarify that most categories need to be "over-the-board" events and to add...
US Chess Trust
Note the date change for submission of materials!
David Hater
David Hater has the results from the 2020 World Open, played entirely online. GMs Iniyan and Sjurgirov shared first place.
This week's “The TD Show” topic will be "Chapter 10, Rules for Online Tournaments and Matches" and will air at 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific on Thursday...

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