August 2022

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The videos from the August 6, 2022 Delegates Meeting are now available on our US Chess YouTube channel: Morning Session:
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In August 2020, the US Chess Delegates created a Nominating Committee to assist with identifying candidates to run for the US Chess Executive Board...
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Garrett Scott (1944-2022) Former Policy Board (now called Executive Board) member Garrett Scott has died at the age of 78. Garrett was a civil rights...
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IT Project Manager/Developer Work for US Chess, the national governing body for chess in the United States. US Chess recently relocated to St. Louis...
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The 2022-2023 US Chess Executive Board: (Top row, l-r) Randy Bauer, David Day, Kevin Pryor, John Fernandez. (Bottom row, l-r): Mike Hoffpauir, David...
2022 FIDE Olympiad, Round 11. Photo: Ootes
With wins by both of our teams in rounds nine and ten, the Americans had put themselves in medal contention, which is a place most teams would be...
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Both U.S. Olympiad teams held serve in Round 10, with the Open team defeating Turkey and the Women’s team defeating Indonesia – both with scores of 3...
GM Aleksey Sorokin at the 2022 U.S. Open. Photo: Mark Cieslikowski
After nine days of grueling classical chess, Russian GM and Texas Tech student Aleksey Sorokin is our 2022 U.S. Open champion. Sorokin tied for first...
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Randy Bauer was named President of US Chess today. Bauer, who was previously Vice-President, stated on his LinkedIn page, "Today, I was honored to be...
Team USA laughing at 2022 Olympiad
Open After the struggles in the two previous rounds in the Open event, it was essential that the American team post a victory — preferably a...
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Three players lead on 7/8 going into the final round of the 2022 U.S. Open. In a key board one matchup, GM Elshan Moradiabadi held onto a draw against...
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There’s no way around it: this was a very disappointing day for the pre-tournament favorites. Open The U.S. faced off against what has proven to be...

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