Sam Sevian (photo Ootes)

The Calm after the Storm

After a raucous day four, the fifth round of the 2019 U.S. Championships was more sedate, with fewer fireworks and without the marathon games of…

Read More »

Krush watches Yu-Eswaran (photo Kellar)

Youth on the March

While chess can be played and enjoyed at any age, it’s clear that there’s a youth movement in American chess under way. Hikaru Nakamura said…

Read More »

Timur Gareyev (photo Ootes)

A Tale of Two Sections

Round 1 of the U.S. Championship and Women’s Championship kicked off with both a bang and a whimper. The women were out for blood, and…

Read More »

Playing hall, Rd 6, Astana (photo Llada)

Back to Work in Astana

It was back to business in Astana today for Team America in the 2019 World Team Championship. After yesterday’s rest day, the Open team crushed…

Read More »

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Announcements

  • US Chess Press