July 2021

IM Annie Wang
GMs Gregory Kaidanov and Hans Niemann, and IM Annie Wang each scored full points on an otherwise peaceful Thursday to take control of their events.
Sophie Morris Suzuki
GM Hans Moke Niemann holds a slight lead in the U.S. Junior Championship, while the Girls Championship is proving a slugfest atop its standings.
GM Sam Shankland at the 2021 FIDE World Cup
The two American GMs remain in Sochi, Russia as the International Chess Federation's global knockout bracket has trimmed to 32 players.
Chess history will be made this year at induction ceremonies recognizing seven exceptional contributors to the iconic game as the newest members of...
NM Laura Smith
Jennifer brings National Master and chess coach and streamer Laura Smith to Ladies Knight. Laura talks about her very early beginnings in the game and...
WIM Rochelle Wu
With four rounds in the books at the 2021 U.S. Junior, Girls’ Junior, and Senior Championships, we are beginning to get a sense of who is in form, and...
IM Leonid Sokolin
The Connecticut 20-year-old scored a big win over GM Nicolas Checa Sunday, while the only IM in the Senior field has won twice in a row.
GM Hans Moke Niemann at the 2021 U.S. Juniors Championship in St. Louis, MO. // photo Austin Fuller, Saint Louis Chess Club
FM Robert Shlyakhtenko annotates two wins by GM Hans Moke Niemann and IM Annie Wang, who lead the U.S. Juniors and Girls Championships after two...
IM Carissa Yip at the 2021 FIDE Women's World Cup
Six US Chess stars remain in Sochi, Russia in the 2021 FIDE World Cup, including IM Carissa Yip as the last American standing in the first-ever Women...
2021 US Chess Juniors Championship
FM Robert Shlyakhtenko annotates Friday's Game of the Day by IM Christopher Yoo, as three national championship events begin in St. Louis.
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Randy Bauer, Kevin Pryor, and John C. Fernandez elected to US Chess Executive Board
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US Chess announces the publication of an updated bidding guide for US Chess National Events. This document can always be accessed from this page https...

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