IM John Donaldson

Few individuals have had as great an influence on American chess as IM Jeremy Silman, who died on September 21 in Los Angeles, California. The cause… Read More »
Christopher Yoo, Photo David Llada at Bay Area Chess International The FRANK P. SAMFORD, JR. CHESS FELLOWSHIP, marking its thirty third… Read More »
Awonder Liang at the U.S. Junior Championship, which he went on to win. Photo: US Championship Website The FRANK P. SAMFORD, JR. CHESS… Read More »
Today strong players are produced all over the United States, but it wasn’t long ago that New York City was by far the number one chess center in the… Read More »
"He was scathingly blunt, had never even crossed paths with the concept of tact, and would do anything for you, up to and including the shirt off his… Read More »
Closing Ceremony, The Chinese team won the 2017 World Team Chess Championship held June 17-26 in Khanty… Read More »
Alex Onischuk, Photo GM Khachiyan The United States entry in the 2017 World Team Championship has spent the first half of the… Read More »
Few individuals have had as big an impact on the chess world as International Master Nikolay Minev who died on March 10, 2017, in Seattle, Washington… Read More »
Walter Shipman at the Mechanics’ Institute Chess Club of San Francisco in 2009. (Photo Richard Shorman) American chess has suffered a… Read More »
National Master John Braley of Seattle died on February 7th at the age of 72 after a long illness. Best known for winning three Washington… Read More »
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