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…
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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?
A thick coat of shouting filled the room as if mocking the earlier silence portrayed during an exhausting puzzle. “Knight wins queen!”, my partner reiterated as he joyfully slammed the clock, and even it seemed to laugh in joy as chess pieces went flying like boomerangs around the seemingly endless array of black and white squares.
Cherry Hill, New Jersey (August 14, 2018) — Ilia Lipilin (Russia) is the World Champion for the FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled….
The XXIX Pan American Youth Chess Championships took place in Santiago, Chile, July 22 – 28. Santiago is a densely populated city with 5.5 million…
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