May 2022

Archer School for Girls Team with US Chess Women Banners at KCF
In late April, nearly 400 girls from 33 states converged on Chicago, Illinois for the 17th Annual KCF All-Girls National Chess Championship, which...
Judy Misner
Judith (Judy) Misner, our Director of Administration, is retiring on May 27 after almost 52 years working for US Chess. She was hired on October 12...
Chess Underground Gopal Menon
Have you ever heard of "Secret Queen"? What happens when 36 pawns meet a chess set? How fast do you have to be to win a game of "Racing Kings"? What’s...
Close Up Chess Moves
The 14th Annual Open at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT provided an exciting event with strong competition, numerous upsets, and norm-hungry titled...
122nd U.S. Open 2022 Logo
As of May 16, 2022, US Chess is not requiring masks, COVID-19 vaccinations, or negative COVID-19 tests for any attendees at the 122nd Annual U.S. Open...
Ladies Knight May 2022
This month, Jennifer interviews her longtime friend, author, and chess coach Jessica Era Martin. Jessica is the founder of Over the Chessboard, a...
GMs Jianchao Zhou, Denis Kardic Foxwoods 2022
On April 13-17, the 14th Annual Open at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT returned to over-the-board play after a 3-year hiatus due to COVID. This year’s...
2022 FIDE Youth Cadets Chess Championships
FIDE, in conjunction with the Georgian Chess Federation and Georgian Chess Club, have announced that the FIDE World Cadets Chess Championships 2022...
scoresheet at 2022 NES Rd 7
The 501(c)3 US Chess Federation’s 2022 National Elementary School (K-6) Championship took place from May 13-15 at Columbus Ohio’s Greater Columbus...
Shetty versus Lu, 2022 NES
It’s Championship Sunday at the 2022 National Elementary (K-6) Championship. With four national titles up for grabs — not to mention the team awards...
The playing hall at the 2022 National Elementary (K-6) Championship
Three rounds are in the books in Columbus, Ohio, as the 2022 National Elementary (K-6) Championships are underway. Only 31 players remain perfect in...
2022 NES Blitz Tournament
The National Elementary School (K-6) Championship is off to an exciting start. With more than 1,000 players from 42 states convening in the Buckeye...

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