August 2021

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A limited amount of space is now available in our tournament program for the 2021 National K-12 Grade Championships. The event is being held from...
Aimchess US Rapid featuring GMs Leinier Dominguez and Wesley So
The top American GMs play quarterfinal matches in the online Aimchess US Rapid event, the last Champions Tour event before its live October finals in...
Charlotte Chess Center
The 2021 North American Junior Chess Championships, Open U-20 and Girls U-20, will be held December 19-23, 2021 at the Hilton University Charlotte...
At risk youth preview
US Chess has received an anonymous donation of $20,000 to match your gift in supporting at-risk youth during the 2021-2022 academic year. By giving...
GM Wesley So
A trio of American chasers couldn't catch the French No. 1 GM in St. Louis, though the reigning US Chess Champion won the overall 2021 Grand Chess...
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FIDE Americas is hosting the XXXI Pan American Youth Chess Festival, Pan Floripa 2021. As the Online Qualifier did not happen, all players are now...
2021 Grand Chess Tour Champion GM Wesley So
The reigning US Chess Champion earned the 2021 Grand Chess Tour's top overall prize, but faces a pivotal game against GM Leinier Dominguez on Thursday...
GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
The French No. 1 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave took clear first with two rema win over GM Jeffery Xiong with two rounds remaining in the 2021 Sinquefield Cup...
GM Jeffery Xiong
Dallas GM Jeffery Xiong scored a huge win over compatriot GM Fabiano Caruana for the first time in their careers in the 2021 Sinquefield Cup on...
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August 23, 9am Central: US Chess is aware of a new issue with the player search and ratings lookup interface. It is being actively worked on by our...
Taimanov versus Sveshnikov, Wijk aan Zee 1981
Grandmaster Evgeny Sveshnikov died on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. The flamboyant GM, who nearly completed a PhD in the study of combustion engines...
GM Leinier Dominguez-Perez
GMs Sam Shankland and Dariusz Swiercz scored their first wins in St. Louis on Friday, while Leinier Dominguez uncorked a novelty in the Sicilian...

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