April 2024

mad firou
Today we saw only two decisive games total, with one in each section. Still, the results we got still impacted the leaderboards substantially! Round...
Naka
OPEN The second half of the 2024 FIDE Candidates Tournament started with a bang! In the American derby, GM Hikaru Nakamura won an important game...
Nepolurk
The players have finally reached the halfway point of the event. After today’s rest day, round eight resumes tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. CDT, with the...
FIDE
The 2024 Continental Senior Chess Championships will be held from May 6 through May 12, 2024 at the Hotel Habana Libre in Havana, Cuba. The event...
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Mark your calendars! US Chess will offer an informative Town Hall for Tournament Directors on Sunday, May 5, from 8-9:30 p.m. Eastern time. Panelists...
Tan
The second round of the 2024 FIDE Candidates Tournament saw four decisive results in the Open section. Today was the Women's Candidates Tournament's...
Jaclyn
“It is my wish and desire that the United States Chess Federation use this gift to establish a fund in my name and that the income generated therefrom...
Heisman
US Chess is accepting nominations for the Dan Heisman Award for Excellence in Chess Instruction. This annual award recognizes a chess instructor who...
Naka handshake
Tuesday was a day of escapes for players in both sections of the Candidates Tournament. Miraculous saves by GM Fabiano Caruana against GM Vidit...
Wednesday Workout
This week's Wednesday Workout concludes our series on tactics from the 2024 American Cup. Be sure to check out last week's worksheet, as well as our...
Nepo
The final round before the first rest day in the 2024 FIDE Candidates and Women’s Candidates saw each section take a very different path to the same...
Tactics Tuesday
This week's Tactics Tuesday continues the Chess Life Kids Opening Project as we take a look at tactical themes in the French Exchange variation...