May 2021

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Hikaru Nakamura lost a fiery rematch and Fabiano Caruana lost just three total games, but US Chess Champ So is the only American left in the latest...
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US Chess is pleased to announce that the 121st U.S. Open will take place in Cherry Hill, New Jersey as scheduled: July 31-August 8, 2021. For full...
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Grandmaster Judit Polgar, the top female chessplayer in history, will appear our US Chess Women girls club on June 3. The legendary champion is also...
US Chess offices will be closed May 31, 2021 in observance of Memorial Day. They will reopen for normal business operations on June 1.
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The Global Women’s Online Chess Challenge “The Queens’ Festival”, will be a series of continental and global women’s online chess tournaments and...
The Evolution of Modern Chess Rules
Throughout the history of chess, the only direction a pawn could move is forward. The only variable left was what happened when a pawn reached the...
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Get your solving hats on! Here are six positions for you to chew on, including four from the famous Mr. Dodgy 2.0 Invitational and two from the FIDE...
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Season 3 of the Chess Underground – themed “Streamers” – starts off with none other than Gothamchess himself, IM Levy Rozman. Follow all of Levy’s...
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World No. 2 Fabiano Caruana joins American GMs Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura in studded lineup featuring the top-10 chess players on the planet.
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US Chess, in partnership with the Internet Chess Club (ICC), has concluded its fair play review of the first qualifier weekend of the National Online...
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During the Special Delegates Meeting in August 2020, US Chess Delegates adopted a simplified membership structure to reflect changing member...
Chess Castling
Part Three of former US Chess President John McCrary's historical series tracks the progression of the modern-day castling maneuver.

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