October 2020

The 2020 US Chess Championship quickly went from a fight between 12 of America’s best chess players to a desperate search for anyone who might stand...
At the title tournament's midway point, the three super GMs have left the rest of the U.S. Championship field behind.
Saumik at the board
The October Chess Underground checks in with States Cup creator and lead organizer Saumik Narayanan. Saumik gives the inside scoop on the States Cup...
Super GM Wesley So is off to a fast start in the 2020 US Chess Championship, jumping out to a perfect 3-0 to begin the national title event.
Red Chess Queen, Magazine, Book Club
US Chess Women announces a new forum for adult women (18+) to connect, learn and inspire each other via our new "Madwoman's Book Club", debuting on...
Irina Krush on her 8th Title Win
Grandmaster Irina Krush will appear in our Girls Club ZOOM on October 27, at 6:30 EDT to talk about her 8th US Championship title win. You can sign up...
A  happy Irina Krush
It has been a year unlike any in American history, but sometimes the old truism still rings true: the more things change, the more things stay the...
With two rounds left, GM Irina Krush seeks the familiar title of America’s queen while two youngsters seek to pass the torch.
Halfway through, 7-time Women's Champion GM Irina Krush leads but is closely chased by three players including U.S. Junior Girls champ IM Carissa Yip.
THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT (L to R) ANYA TAYLOR as BETH HARMON in THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT. Cr. CHARLIE GRAY/NETFLIX © 2020
It's an exciting day for us here at US Chess, as the limited series The Queen's Gambit is now out with Netflix. The Queen's Gambit tells the story of...
Annie Wang looking up before chess game starts, Photo Lennart Ootes
The Los Angeles IM leads 11 of the best American female players in a quest for the national title, being held online this year by the Saint Louis...
2020 U.S. Senior Champion GM Joel Benjamin
56-year-old New Jersey GM Joel Benjamin won the 2020 U.S. Senior Championship with an impressive 6.5/9 score and a 1.5-point lead in clear first.

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