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Editor's note: This story first appeared in the February 2024 issue of Chess Life Magazine. Consider becoming a US Chess member for more content like… Read More »
GOAT
Fischer-Random. Chess960. Chess 9LX. There are 960 different possible starting positions and almost as many names for the increasingly popular… Read More »
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Editor's note: This article has been updated on Friday, February 9, with 16 more games featuring key matches from Divisions II and III, including… Read More »
correspondence chess
Hello chess friends! I recently had a nice tactical end to what was otherwise a very strategic game, and it made me think of the old saying,… Read More »
Woodward
13-year-old Andy Woodward earned his third and final GM norm in Saudi Arabia with his 6/9 performance at the Jeddah Chess Festival’s Young Masters… Read More »
Nepo Wei
Image Image Caption Wei Yi: the 2024 Tata… Read More »
Kirk Alex
A quartet of norms were earned over Martin Luther King Jr. Day in New York. Earning a GM norm, in particular, is never easy, but FM Brewington… Read More »
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Editor's note: This story first appeared in the January 2024 issue of Chess Life Magazine. Consider becoming a US Chess member for more content like… Read More »
missou
Editor's note: An earlier version of this article mistakenly omitted Georgia Tech University-A as winner of the "Division II" prize. The team's… Read More »
Woodward
A number of high-profile tournaments took place around Christmastime both domestically and internationally. Between the holidays and coverage of FIDE… Read More »
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