May 2021

Tim Just, CLO columnist
COVID-19 has turned the face of the OTB chess universe upside down. NTD Tim Just checks in on some of the situations that will need adjustments.
Former US Chess Federation President John McCrary
Former US Chess President John McCrary digs up the origins of chess' rules as we know them, beginning his historical series discussing the draw.
Cover Stories with Chess Life
Today’s guest on Cover Stories is Taylor Kingston, a well-known chess author and historian who I tapped to write our May cover story on the 1946 U.S...
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Through a generous gift from Dan Heisman, US Chess now has an endowed annual award for excellence in chess instruction. According to Heisman, “When...
Svidler and Tani solving puzzles
Congratulations to Tanitoluwa "Tani" Adewumi, who broke the 2200 barrier this weekend at the Fairfield County Chess Club Championship tournament...
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Greetings! I wanted to start this month’s article off by telling everyone about an exciting new opportunity for anyone even remotely interested in...
Dr. Alexey Root is looking for the following six games to complete her book, United States Women's Chess Champions. Two of the games were played in St...

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