The final day of the blitz was a tug-o-war for the lead between Hikaru Nakamura and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.
Posts categorized “Problems & Puzzles”
Test out your calculation skills with puzzles from the U.S. Junior Championships. How do your skills compare to America’s top prodigies?
US Chess wishes a hearty Happy Birthday to Grandmaster Pal Benko, also a renowned composer and popular author. At 90 years young (as of July…
Just weeks after becoming the newly crowned US Champion, Sam Shankland won the 2018 Capablanca Memorial by a convincing 1.5 point margin.
Trailing by 2 points to Ju Wenjun at the halfway mark, Tan Zhongyi struck back in round 6 with a 125-move display of determination.
The Women’s World Championship has been a lively match so far, loaded with king attacks and tactical combinations–with 80% of the games ending decisively!
Sharpen your tactics with puzzles from the games of the top 3 finishers of the US Women’s Championships, Nazi Paikidze, Annie Wang, and Irina Krush!
In both the overall and women’s championships, two huge underdogs are leading. Sam Shankland is tied for 1st along with Fabiano Caruana, and Annie Wang is the sole leader of the women’s section by a full point!
Relive the key moments on Caruana’s journey to become Carlsen’s Challenger.
With the playoffs nearing and a highly-anticipated Super Saturday tomorrow, let’s take a look at the leading teams, top players, and best games for each division.
US Chess Press
- Announcement from the U.S. Open »
- 1,200+ of the Best Youth Chess Players in NorCal - and the U.S. - to Compete in Santa Clara April 7-8 »
- Fabiano Caruana First American in a Generation to Compete for World Chess Championship »
- Five Chess Legends Selected as 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees »
- Job Opportunity at US Chess Spring Nationals »