November 2021

GMs Ian Nepomniachtchi and Magnus Carlsen
GM Elshan Moradiabadi annotates Friday's Game 1 of World Champion Magnus Carlsen's fourth title defense, against GM Ian Nepomniachtchi.
Chess and Thanksgiving Swag
The US Chess offices will be closed Thursday 11/25 and reopen Monday 11/29, so that our staff may enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday.
2021 World Chess Championship - Carlsen vs. Nepomniachtchi
The 16th World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen begins his fourth title defense on Friday, Nov 26 against challenger GM Ian Nepomniachtchi in Dubai, UAE.
IA/NTD Wayne Clark
Wayne Clark selflessly taught the art of tournament direction, helping organize the largest events around the Midwest and the nation for 20 years.
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The US Chess Executive Board has passed two motions that impact Chess Coach and Tournament Director certification. Both are extensions of current...
Joyce Nyunrai and Carissa Yip
The Kenyan Women's Champion, WCM Joyce Nyaruai Ndirangu and US Women's Champion IM Carissa Yip will both appear to talk about their experiences at a...
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Smorks, disco porks, mocktails, London Love (hate?), and the Kingside and Queenside separated by only nine thousand miles or so. The definitive* IM...
GM Levon Aronian
The soon-to-be US Chess super-GM competed in Kolkata, India along with American GM Sam Shankland and Webster University coach GM Le Quang Liem.
Giving Tuesday Save the Date
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! #GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity taking place on November 30. US Chess is proud to be a part of this global...
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The US Chess Nominating Committee (Committee) has completed its work for the 2022 US Chess Executive Board election. The Committee recommends the...
UT-Dallas 2021 Online Collegiate Blitz Champions
The underdog UTD squad came up big with a feisty group of IMs, who also helped grab the team bronze in the Collegiate Rapid Championship.
Donna Dodson's "Match of the Matriarchs"
Jennifer Shahade welcomes artist, sculptor and Fulbright Scholar Donna Dodson to Ladies Knight. In 2018, Dodson created an epic chess set for a show...

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