January 2021

Young Stars Team USA trains virtually with former World Champion Garry Kasparov
The elite program led by the former World Champion continued its training virtually, and now serves a Global Team in two languages.
Webster University wins the 2021 Pan-American Collegiate Team Championship
Webster University claimed clear first with 8/9 in the first-ever virtual Pan-Ams and will join SLU, UT-RGV and Texas Tech in the Final Four.
Marty Grund
The February Chess Underground takes a trip through time with Internet Chess Club co-founder Marty Grund. Marty shares from his wealth of stories...
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The Gambit portion of our website, which includes MSA and the Forums, will be unavailable starting at 3 AM CT on January 27, 2021 for scheduled...
GM Fabiano Caruana at the 2021 Tata Steel Masters
GM Fabiano Caruana looks sharp with pivotal games ahead against tournament leader GM Alireza Firouzja and World Champ Magnus Carlsen.
Hans Niemann is now America's newest Grandmaster, having taken his rating over the required 2500 at the recent Sunway Sitges tournament. This was...
Beginning January 30 with the USAT-West, the four regional team championship events will take place online through February.
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US Chess is hiring a Ratings and Technical Manager, a 40+ hour position with US Chess. This position is responsible for event ratings, overseeing...
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The Accessibility and Special Circumstances Committee (ASCC) has begun work on updating the Accessible Chess Events Guidelines that were published in...
Alexandra and Andrea Botez, in a promo graphic for their US Chess Women appearance
Alexandra and Andrea Botez will be attending our US Chess Girls Club ZOOM on January 28th at 6 PM EST. The weekly club for US Chess members (renew...
Frankie Butler, Creative Director
Jennifer Shahade invites a longtime friend on a very special episode of Ladies Knight: US Chess Creative Director Frankie Butler. The talented...
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Please note that no changes have been made to the existing Scholastic National Invitational Event and Award Requirements posted at https://new.uschess...

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