September 2020

The Mechanics’ Institute will gather the top U16 players in the country for the 2020 U.S. Cadet National Championship on Chess.com this weekend, Sept...
Hilby at Charlotte 2020
We are living in strange times. Fortunately, we strange chess players have proved adaptable, and online chess seems to be thriving – I even read a...
Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz
American GM Wesley So is poised for a photo finish with World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen on Saturday afternoon. As the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz...
The Blitz Tournament of the Americas, organized by the Mechanics’ Institute in partnership with Kmada Chess and Chess Sin Fronteras, was held on Chess...
SLU and US Chess, sponsors for this event
The 2020 U.S. Collegiate Rapid & Blitz Championships will be held September 26-27 online at lichess.org, and entry is free to all current college...
Saint Louis Chess Club Rapid and Blitz Wesley So
After three days of play, American GM Wesley So has leapfrogged World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen and now sits alone atop the diamond-studded field of...
Carlsen on Day 2 of SLCC Rapid and Blitz
GM Magnus Carlsen roared back to life on Day 2 of the 2020 Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz, recovering from the first day’s disappointing disconnection...
Carlsen after disconnect
Now we know with certainty: It truly does happen to the best of us. In Day 1 of the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament, the traditional speed...
Krush
The September edition of Ladies Knight features legendary Grandmaster and seven-time US Women's Champion Irina Krush. Irina and Jennifer talk about...
Magnus Carlsen seated in 2019
The 2020 Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz kicks off Tuesday, September 15 at 1:00pm Central, featuring ten of the finest speed players the world has to...
Charlotte Chess Center
The 2020 North American Junior Chess Championships, Open U-20 and Girls U-20, will be held December 19-23, 2020 at the Charlotte Chess Center in...
Was the Magnus Carlsen Tour Final the most successful online chess event of all time? It was certainly one of the most dramatic!

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