Posts categorized "Annotated games"

One of the best things about the U.S. Open is that it is one section. No masters and above section, and no U1600 group — instead, it’s all-play-all… Read More »
After a six-hour flight from New York City to San Francisco, I made it to the 54th U.S. Chess School hosted at the Hamilton Chess Club in Novato, CA… Read More »
Alireza Firouzja won the 2022 Sinquefield Cup in a two-game Rapids tiebreak playoff with Ian Nepomniachtchi. There were no decisive games in the… Read More »
What a first week for the 2022 Sinquefield Cup! Not only did chess once again appear in all the world’s major media, there were actually a lot of...… Read More »
FMs and WFMs are the hidden gems of the chess world. Overlooked as the world focuses on GM and IM games, FMs and WFMs are more relatable to the… Read More »
I attended the 53rd U.S. Chess School hosted at the Marshall Chess Club in New York City from June 20-23. The U.S. Chess School, founded in 2006 by… Read More »
With wins by both of our teams in rounds nine and ten, the Americans had put themselves in medal contention, which is a place most teams would be...… Read More »
Both U.S. Olympiad teams held serve in Round 10, with the Open team defeating Turkey and the Women’s team defeating Indonesia – both with scores of 3… Read More »
After nine days of grueling classical chess, Russian GM and Texas Tech student Aleksey Sorokin is our 2022 U.S. Open champion. Sorokin tied for first… Read More »
Open After the struggles in the two previous rounds in the Open event, it was essential that the American team post a victory — preferably a...Read… Read More »

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