In the summer of 2015 I started working with Bay Area Chess (BAC) as the head coach for a new and exciting project. Our goal…
Posts categorized “Kids”
International Master Cameron Wheeler has earned the prestigious 2017 Falconer Award given annually to the highest rated chess player under 18 in Northern California. The…
The Summer of Academy Youth won the US Amateur Team East for the second year in a row, an amazing feat achieved only once prior…
Contact: Jerry Nash FIDE Youth Events [email protected] Cell: 931-787-2756 (CROSSVILLE, TN) The United States Chess Federation is pleased to announce that 12 players have qualified…
With more than 300 teams at this year’s U.S. Amateur Team East, it is clear that the tournament has done a great job of attracting…
This scholastic tournament draws many of the best players in the region. This year there were six masters, including 2 FIDE masters. Part of the reason that the higher rated players show up is a significant prize: free entry for an entire year into all Continental Chess Association Tournaments that have a guaranteed prize fund!
Judges praised Pete’s humorous writing style and useful insights into the world of scholastic chess.
The #8 article in Best of US Chess 2016 is Joshua Colas: His Journey So Far by Daaim Shabazz. Judges praised the engaging and inspirational story, chronicling…
On January 24th, the talk show, Harry, will feature the inspiring story of Rochelle Ballantyne, an expert-level chessplayer who aspires to become the first African-American female master.
Congratulations to World Junior Champion Jeffery Xiong for winning the prestigious 2017 Samford Fellowship!
US Chess Press
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