Congrats to Naomi Bashkansky of Washington State, who won the Girls Under 13 section of the World Schools Championships in Sochi, Russia from December 2-12. She…
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Although becoming a national champion is a monumental achievement, there is much more to gain than the prizes. Less than 1% of the over 1500 players can take home 1st place trophies. For most, what really counts is the experience.
Find full results from the K-12 Grade National Championships in Nashville, TN, which crowned champions in 13 sections. Winners included 1st Grade Champion Steve Wongso…
Catch the highlights and lessons so far from inside and outside the tournament hall.
At National Championships with such vast and diverse fields, it is very difficult to stay on a perfect score, even as a top seed in the early rounds. Expectations are high, and ambitious lower rated players are plentiful.
Nationals. A rite of passage for every young American chessplayer. Rows of trophies that are often taller than the kids who win them line the stage. Dreams of victory gleam in the eyes of every competitor—from the top seed to the greatest underdog.
The National K-12 Grade Championships begin this weekend in Nashville, TN, starting with blitz and bughouse tournaments on December 15, Thursday night. The Main Event,…
Congrats to 17-year-old Akshat Chandra of Quest to GM, who recently earned his final GM norm at the Autumn Invitational at the Saint Louis Chess Club…
Registration is now open for SuperNationals VI, set for Nashville, TN from May 11-14. The event, which combines the Elementary, Junior High and High School…
9-year-old Christopher Yoo made US Chess history at the 9th David Elliott Memorial on November 19th, when he broke the 2200 barrier, 30 days shy of his…
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