Posts categorized "Top american players"

A defining characteristic of the American Cup that distinguishes it from a normal knockout tournament is its double elimination format, where players… Read More »
The pressure is increasing at the American Cup as the rounds progress, and the players are handling this very impressively. In the champion’s bracket… Read More »
Welcome to "One Move at a Time," the show where we highlight people and organizations that are advancing our US Chess mission statement to "Empower… Read More »
As the American Cup progresses, it is becoming clear who is in their best form. The semifinals of the champion's bracket saw GMs Hikaru Nakamura and… Read More »
This week's workout highlights the games of 2021 U.S. Women's Champion Carissa Yip. Enjoy a number of her dazzling combinations, including several… Read More »
We all know that, after the Ides of March, that’s when the madness happens. But the NCAA won’t have the only brackets worth looking at, because this… Read More »
Editor's Note: Streamer Lula Roberts reported on her trip to Sitges for the ninth Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival for our March edition of… Read More »
This week's Wednesday Workout honors eight-time U.S. Women's Champion Irina Krush, who begins her quest to defend her American Cup title later this… Read More »
The second annual American Cup kicks off Friday, March 17, at the Saint Louis Chess Club. The tournament features 16 of the top US players competing… Read More »
March Madness. The time of year when upsets cement unlikely players’ names in history. Brackets are busted, and silly mascot names become fans’ new… Read More »