December 2022

out of the office 2022
Reminder: US Chess offices will be closed on Friday, December 30, and Monday, January 2, so that our staff can be with their families. Our offices...
Women at the K-12 National Champs
Jennifer Shahade speaks to WFM Devina aka “Simply Devina” Devagharan about her streaming career, and her strong advocacy for mental health in the...
Wednesday Workout
This week’s tactics come from the 2022 SPICE Cup hosted by Webster University in St. Louis. GM Awonder Liang won the event with 7/9 ahead of GM...
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The 16th annual Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE) Cup took place in St. Louis from December 18-23. 77 players, including 15...
out of the office 2022
Reminder: US Chess offices will be closed on Friday, December 23, and Monday, December 26, so that our staff can be with their families. Our offices...
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The 2023 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Championship begins January 5th in Seattle, Washington. Open to four-player teams from eligible colleges...
Wednesday Workout
GM Hikaru Nakamura won his fifth Chess.com Speed Chess Championship earlier this week, defeating GM Magnus Carlsen in a tense 14½–13½ match on...
Cover Stories with Chess Life #49
Today’s guest on "Cover Stories with Chess Life" is one of the authors of our December cover story on the 2022 FIDE Olympiad. She is our Women’s top...
GM Maurice Ashley
Grandmaster Maurice Ashley, a member of the US Chess Hall of Fame, will make a special appearance in the cross-cultural girls club on Dec 21, at 10 AM...
Seasons Greetings
Season's Greetings from US Chess! Please note that our office will be closed n Friday, December 23, Monday, December 26, and then again on Friday...
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The US Chess Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 (June 1-May 31) is now available here. The report features officer reports, annual awards...
Wednesday Workout
The puzzles for this week's Wednesday Workout are drawn from the broadcast games at this year's K-12 Grade Championships. As always, you can solve...