U.S. Open Champion Grandmaster Timur Gareyev kicks off the most important month in US Chess in decades with a daredevil “chessdive” shoot for the November…
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What is the spectator policy? Effective immediately, the playing halls at scholastic events organized by US Chess will be open to the following people while…
We all know of Magnus Carlsen the hyper-confident chess player, World Champion, and highest ranked player in history, but who is he beyond competitive chess?
Results are in at the World Youth Championships, held in Halkidiki, Greece (October 19-30). Top results from the U.S. team included National Master Thalia Cervantes…
The South Central Regional All Women and Girls Chess Championships was held October 20-21 at the Dallas Chess Club. Thanks to a donation from the…
Jeffery Xiong finished his excellent performance tying for 3rd place with an undefeated score, including a draw with black against the 14th World Champion, Vladimir Kramnik.
US Chess will be sending an official team to the World Youth U16 Olympiad in Konya, Turkey, November 24 – December 3. The team consists of…
Soledad O’ Brien interviewed Rex Sinquefield on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel about his childhood, financial success and the vision which created the Saint Louis…
To give us some perspective on how incredible Xiong’s performance has been so far, let’s compare his results to many of the world’s best in the standings.
We all know of Fabiano Caruana as the confident yet mild-mannered elite chess player, the 3rd highest ranked player in history, and 2014 Sinquefield Cup sensation, but who is he beyond chess?
US Chess Press
- Real Sports on HBO with Bryant Gumbel Features "Gateway to Chess" on October 23 »
- Geoffrey S. Isaak, J.D., Hired as Director of Development at US Chess »
- Grandmaster Pontus Carlsson Visits New Orleans to Unveil New Scholastic Program »
- Jennifer Pearson Hired as Governance Coordinator at US Chess »
- 31st Frank Samford Jr. Chess Fellowship Announced »