February 2022

Finishing in clear first place, GM Vladimir Belous won the US Chess 2021 Grand Prix with 227.18 tournament points. GM Illia Nyzhnyk finished in second...
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The Official Statement of FIDE Council Today, on February 27, 2022, an extraordinary meeting of the FIDE Council was held on the current situation and...
Ukraine Gofundme Feb 26, 2022
See the US Chess Executive Board statement about Ukraine by clicking here. The US Chess community is concerned about our family of Ukrainian chess...
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This month Chess Underground sits down with IM Kostya Kavutskiy of ChessDojo, taking a deep dive into chess coaching, improvement, streaming, and much...
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Update on 2/26: Do you want to offer direct help? US Chess has established a GoFundMe campaign to assist suffering Ukrainian chess players. The...
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NOTE: The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. PST. If you are a high school junior or senior looking for...
Watson Book Review Coffeehouse Repertoire
Of late we are seeing numerous opening repertoire books and electronic products by strong players. Most of these recommend variations within a...
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US Chess has released its Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit proposals for the digitization of our photo archive, tournament result tables, VHS...
Class In Session Rochelle Ballantyne
Chess expert, Stanford grad, and NYU Law Student Rochelle Ballantyne joins Jennifer Shahade and US Chess Women's girls class about building a big...
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Are you new to US Chess? Make sure to check out our informational hub for new members here: https://new.uschess.org/information-new-members This page...
GM Hikaru Nakamura FIDE Grand Prix
Don’t call it a comeback. He’s been here for years. GM Hikaru Nakamura capped off a stunning run in the first leg of the 2022 FIDE Grand Prix with a...
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The US Chess office will be closed on Monday, Feb. 21, in recognition of the Presidents Day holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 8 a.m. CT.

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