Rochelle Ballantyne leapt into the chess community’s collective consciousness with the 2012 release of Brooklyn Castle, a documentary that chronicled the triumphs and struggles of the I.S. 318 chess team in New York.
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Everyone is used to seeing grandmasters headlining as the winners of chess tournaments around the world. Many teams at previous years of the U.S. Amateur…
Rock n’ roll blasted through the Grand Ballroom during registration for the U.S. Amateur Team East tournament, setting the scene for the intensity to come….
Two months of travel through Australia and Asia. Three grueling chess tournaments. Thousands of photos. Countless unforgettable experiences (on and off the chess board) My…
“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”
The titanic trophy-cup in shining gold-tint stood just a bit taller than the four silver cups in its row, any of which looked as…
International Master Dorsa Derakashani wrote an op-ed for the New York Times over New Year’s Day weekend, where she explained why she left her native…
Congrats to Webster University’s A team on winning the Pan American Championships in Columbus, Ohio with a score of 5.5-.5 Also qualifying for the Final…
Big ratings don’t guarantee smooth sailing. This week the Convention Center in downtown Columbus, Ohio, is an easy place to get a game of chess….
The Pan-American Intercollegiate Championships (Dec 27-30) are currently underway in Columbus, Ohio, with 58 teams participating. Defending champions from Webster University had an arduous journey…
US Chess Press
- Rade Milovanovic, UT Dallas Chess Team Coach, to Retire »
- Real Sports on HBO with Bryant Gumbel Features "Gateway to Chess" on October 23 »
- Geoffrey S. Isaak, J.D., Hired as Director of Development at US Chess »
- Grandmaster Pontus Carlsson Visits New Orleans to Unveil New Scholastic Program »
- Jennifer Pearson Hired as Governance Coordinator at US Chess »