January 2021

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The US Chess Absolute Correspondence Chess Championship has been held annually since its inception in 1976 and the 2021 Absolute Championship will be...
Liz Spiegel on Open Files
On January 21st, Thursday at 5:30 PM EST, renowned chess coach Elizabeth Spiegel will be teaching a class on "Open Files" to our US Chess Women Girls...
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US Chess is canceling SuperNationals VII (SN) due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. SN is an...
Lubomir Kavalek 1943-2021
The three-time US Chess Champion and Hall of Fame coach and author passed away January 18.
The World No. 2 returns to the board for the "Wimbledon of Chess" in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands.
Grand Chess Tour
American GMs Wesley So and Fabiano Caruana will participate in the international tour, which includes two events in St Louis.
MLK Day
The US Chess offices will be closed this Monday, January 18th, in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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On Thursday, January 14th WGM Nadya Ortiz will talk about the importance of having a fighting spirit to our Girls Club for US Chess Members. Nadya...
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**Note: We have repaired our Podcast feed. Please click here for a direct link to your favorite provider. ** Welcome to the January 2021 edition of...
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Our January edition of the Madwoman's Book Club is on Friday, January 22nd at 8:00 PM EST. We'll discuss Mind and Matter: A Life in Math and Football...
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UPDATE, 8:30 AM CT January 11: Gambit is now back online for processing rating reports and tournament entries. UPDATE, 8:00 PM CT January 10: Gambit...
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The greater New York championship is planned for Jan. 30-31, greater Chicago on Feb. 6, 2021.

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