The National Open, a fixture on the tournament circuit since 1965, attracted 722 players to the Westgate Hotel, the third highest total ever and the…
The 27th Annual North American Open at Bally’s Las Vegas after Christmas featured both a record turnout of 805 players and a hotly contested battle for first place in the Open section.
If it’s mid-October in Reno, it’s not only National Chess Day, but time for the Western States Open at the Sands Regency Hotel. This year…
The three players who tied for first in the top section of the record-setting North American Open in Las Vegas might be termed “two and a half grandmasters.”
The 52nd incarnation of Southern California’s premier tournament over the Thanksgiving weekend saw GM Timur Gareyev, 28, and IM John Daniel Bryant, 25, emerge as…
FM Stephen Stoyko and IM Mark Ginsburg who emerged on top with 5½ of 6 and became the Senior Open co-champions. Randy Hough’s report includes all the key games.
The biggest battle at the Junior Open every year is for the coveted spot in the next year’s Junior Invitational Championship. And so it was…
The Crescent City (actually Kenner, across the river) is hosting two championship opens this weekend. After three rounds of the US Senior Open, the heavily…
Continental Chess’s 25th Annual North American Open attracted a near-record 741 players to Bally’s in Las Vegas beginning the day after Christmas. The fine turnout…
Two other “A’s” were prominent in this year’s American Open, as GM Varuzhan Akobian and IM Dionisio Aldama emerged on top with 6½ points of 8 in the Open section.
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