Posts categorized "Top american players"

In its latest initiative to support women's chess, the Saint Louis Chess Club (SLCC) announced the creation of the Cairns Chess Queens Award during… Read More »
The fourth Cairns Cup begins Thursday, June 13, hosted by the Saint Louis Chess Club. The ten-player Round Robin features seven players in the top 25… Read More »
For this week's Wednesday Workout, we take a deep dive into the author's seventh-round game from the 2024 National Open, held June 5 through 9 in Las… Read More »
The Frank P. Samford, Jr. Chess Fellowship, marking its thirty eighth annual award, has selected Grandmasters Abhimanyu Mishra of Englishtown, New...… Read More »
The 2024 Summer Chess Classic concluded on Wednesday, June 5, at the Saint Louis Chess Center (SLCC) after nine rounds of play across two ten-player… Read More »
The 2024 Summer Chess Classic began Tuesday, May 28 at the Saint Louis Chess Center (SLCC). Featuring two ten-player Round Robins of classical chess… Read More »
While he might be a few years away from qualifying for the U.S. Senior Championship, 32-year-old American GM Sam Shankland was the "old man out" atop… Read More »
We often are told of ways the chess of today's great players differs from their predecessors. With superior defensive technique, opening knowledge...… Read More »
After drawing his first three games in the masters section of the inaugural Dubai Police Global Chess Challenge, American GM Hans Niemann won four of… Read More »
Two Americans are bringing home first-place trophies from the 2024 World Cadet Rapid and Blitz Championships held April 25 through 29 in Durres...… Read More »