Three Grandmasters tied for first in the Chicago Open, held over Memorial Day Weekend. Webster student Alex Shimanov earned the title and a bonus on…
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So far, Magnus Carlsen is looking like his peak self. After only 3 games, he’s gained a full point lead on the field.
The Altibox Norway Chess Tournament kicked off with victory for American Wesley So, who took down the blitz tournament, half a point ahead of fellow…
Just weeks after becoming the newly crowned US Champion, Sam Shankland won the 2018 Capablanca Memorial by a convincing 1.5 point margin.
After a dramatic playoff, 24-year-old Nazi Paikidze became our new US Women’s Chess Champion. After 11 rounds of Classical chess, Paikidze was tied with 15-year-old…
Congratulations to 26-year-old Grandmaster Sam Shankland, our new US Chess Champion! Sam finished ahead of three GMs in the top ten players in the World…
American Hikaru Nakamura, one of the world’s top chess Grandmasters, has shown his generosity by honoring a pledge he made earlier this year to assist two promising junior players from South Africa to further their chess careers.
Relive the key moments on Caruana’s journey to become Carlsen’s Challenger.
Fabiano Caruana will represent the United States as challenger to the World Chess Championship, the first time in 46 years that an American will play…
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