May 2024

Wednesday Workout
We continue our series of puzzles from the scholastic season with the second installment from the 2024 National Elementary School Championship in...
Four chiefs thumb
In the first CLO report posted about the National Middle School Championship, we wrote the following: "It is also worth noting — and celebrating —...
Tactics Tuesday
We continue our series of puzzles from the scholastic season with the second installment from the 2024 National Elementary School Championship in...
Carlsen
We often are told of ways the chess of today's great players differs from their predecessors. With superior defensive technique, opening knowledge...
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Starting this Summer, and running through Fall, The US Chess Federation (US Chess) plans to launch an innovative internship program aimed at current...
Niemann
After drawing his first three games in the masters section of the inaugural Dubai Police Global Chess Challenge, American GM Hans Niemann won four of...
Guo
Editor's note: This story first appeared in the May 2024 issue of Chess Life Magazine. Consider becoming a US Chess member for more content like this...
Wednesday Workout
We continue our series of puzzles from the scholastic season with the first installment from the 2024 National Elementary School Championship in...
USCF logo
The US Chess Executive Board, in support of DM23-50 (Create DC State Chapter Committee), called a Special Delegates Meeting for June 1, 2024, for the...
Tactics Tuesday
We continue our series of puzzles from the scholastic season with the first installment from the 2024 National Elementary School Championship in...
winners
FM Eric Chang Liu and CM Nikash Vemparala are the 2024 K-8 Co-Champions, with Vemparala taking first on tiebreaks after the pair drew their head-to...
Handshakes
The penultimate round of the 2024 National Middle School (K-8) Championship is currently underway, with live commentary streaming on our Twitch...