As the US Open in Norfolk, Virginia approaches, top seeds from the upcoming National events talked to US about gearing up for the opening weekend’s prestigious…
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GM Yuniesky Quesada Perez was the highest rated of the three GMs at 2696 USCF, and he played every game on board one en route to winning the tournament, but it was certainly anything but easy.
Since this heritage tournament was originally founded and first held in Berkeley, CA, bringing it back to this location was extremely important emotionally for many of the players in the Northern California chess community. The historical site provided a majestic, comfortable, and intimate venue for the distinguished members of the NorCal chess community.
Two Alexes reigned in Northfield, Minnesota, the site of the US Junior Open and US Senior Open from July 21-23. Our new US Senior Open…
ST. LOUIS, July 24, 2017 – The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL), in cooperation with the Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF), U.S. Chess Federation,…
The US Junior and Senior Opens are underway now in Northfield, Minnesota with 164 Juniors and 104 Seniors. After four rounds, Dmitry Gurevich leads…
Results are in for the 2017 Executive Board Elections! Congratulations to Mike Nietman, Allen Priest, Hal Sprechman and Vakshmana Viswanath. The exact totals are:…
FM Alisa Melekhina is one of the top female players in the US, and won a gold medal representing the U.S. in the 2009 World…
My year was filled with intensive schoolwork and a packed schedule so it felt good to be able to focus 100% on improving my chess….
In what is becoming a trend, the tournament broke attendance records, and the younger, non-GMs won the tournament.
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