The conclusion of the US Amateur Team West Championship held in Santa Clara, California ended in dramatic fashion, featuring the chess version of the Battle…
The U. S. Amateur Team West Championship is underway in Santa Clara, California, directly across the street from Levi’s Stadium, home of the San Francisco…
On November 3rd and 4th, 2018, over 100 excited and enthusiastic girls battled over the board at the Santa Clara Biltmore Hotel, where the 3rd…
Over the past years, the community of junior chess players in the United States has gradually grown much stronger. With stars like 17-year-old GMs Jeffery Xiong and Samuel Sevian paving the way for the youth movement in chess, there doesn’t really seem to be a limit.
As an exciting summer of junior chess and international competition heats up, The West Coast chess community is excited to host the US Cadet National…
1,200+ of the Best Youth Chess Players in NorCal – and the U.S. – to Compete in Santa Clara April 7-8
Santa Clara, California April 4, 2018 – Whether you call it the sport of kings or the supreme sport of the mind, chess has become one of the most popular youth pursuits in the brainy Bay Area.
BayAreaChess hosted another memorable US Amateur Team West Championship at the Santa Clara Convention Center this past President’s Day weekend.
We had more than 100 excited players join us for the 2018 New Year Championship. While missing many of our regular titled players, we did not lack excitement, nail biting games, and surprising upsets.
Accurately reflecting the rapid growth of chess strength in the northern California, the Bay Area Chess Winter Championship, the last BAC Championship of the year, fielded 2 GMs, 3 IMs, and a host of masters. What an exciting event to close the old year!
This year’s field was not only the largest ever, but powerful, featuring more than 20 nationally-age-ranked players, including a handful of expert players.
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