I was honored to be a participant in the 46th US Chess School. Held in San Francisco from August 7-10, this was an invitational 12-player…
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US Chess would like to notify players of the upcoming North American Junior (U20) Chess Championship in Baja California, Mexico, November 16 – 21, 2018. There…
GM Timur Gareyev, less than a month from becoming US Open champ, took first by a full point with a 5½ – ½ score.
At US Chess, the ratio of boys to girls in tournaments is 6 to 1. This means that more often than not, I can be…
The 84th Annual Southwest Open took place on August 30 – September 3 in Irving, Texas. The event attracted 349 players who competed in six…
Christopher Yoo, at just age 11, won the Cal State Chess Championships, held in Northern California at the Berkeley Chess School over Labor Day Weekend….
I was really excited to get invited to coach for the U.S. team at the 2018 Pan American Youth Chess Championships—it’s been a goal of mine for a few years now to work and prepare top talents, and this was an excellent opportunity to do just that.
The Kasparov Foundation continues to promote not only chess excellence within our elite junior players through world class training workshops and camps, but it also continues it’s series of annual popular tournaments in the greater areas of New York, Chicago, Mid-Atlantic and this summer in California.
Chicago Chess Foundation Vice-President Jerry Neugarten received a US Chess Annual Award this year for Meritorious Services. Since then, Neugarten has furthered his contributions, authoring…
With so many strong players in attendance, who would emerge as the player(s) best able to concentrate, or most adept at taking calculated risks at the right moments?
US Chess Press
- North American Junior Set for Mexico, Nov 16-21 »
- US Chess Announces Girls in Chess Video »
- Announcement from the U.S. Open »
- 1,200+ of the Best Youth Chess Players in NorCal - and the U.S. - to Compete in Santa Clara April 7-8 »
- Fabiano Caruana First American in a Generation to Compete for World Chess Championship »