December 2020

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“Hindsight is 2020” is a well-known phrase that captures the clarity that comes from contemplating life. The year 2020 gives this idiom even more...
Beth Harmon, seen from behind, preparing for a big game
In a bonus episode of Ladies Knight we bring you William Horberg, the Executive Producer of The Queen’s Gambit. Horberg talks to Jennifer Shahade...
US Chess Champion Wesley So is defending last month's win in World Champion Magnus Carlsen's online chess tour.
Success Academy Harlem East chess team
GM Michael Rohde picks out some special games from the first national event of the season.
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On December 25, Garry Kasparov posted the following to Twitter: US Chess Executive Board President Michael Hoffpauir stated, "On behalf of the entire...
FIDE World Online Championships Cadets and Youth 2020
US Chess finished the online international championship as the most-decorated delegation from 114 participating national federations.
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In the December 2020 Chess Underground, host Pete Karagianis looks back on the year that wasn’t, his own best laid plans, and the difference between...
Happy Holidays from US Chess
On behalf of our US Chess family, I extend season's greetings to you and those close to you.
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CHICAGO, IL: More than 200 chess players from the Chicago-area, the Midwest, and other areas across the United States participated in the first...
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The KCF tournament is open to teams from colleges and universities from all over the world, planned for February 6-7, 2021.
FIDE World Online Championships Cadets and Youth 2020
As of Sunday, U.S. players remain alive in the quarterfinals of all 10 international knockout brackets. World Champions will be decided December 22.
The Brooklyn Grandmaster achieved a must-win in Saturday's Armageddon game over IM Christopher Yoo.