As an exciting summer of junior chess and international competition heats up, The West Coast chess community is excited to host the US Cadet National…
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PHILADELPHIA — Even before GM Illia I. Nyzhnyk found himself on track to clinch first place at the 2018 World Open this past weekend, he…
The vast majority of the top chess players in the world started playing the game at an extremely young age. Sam Shankland completely broke this pattern.
Congratulations to Grandmaster Cristian Chirila, our new National Open Champion. Cristian won the Edmondson Cup and the $8000 prize with 6/7, a half point ahead…
For the third major tournament in a row, a member of the American “Big Three” grandmasters was the winner. This time, it was Hikaru Nakamura’s turn.
Wesley So is not only currently the sole leader, but he got there with 5 decisive games out of 6 rounds.
US Chess wishes a Happy Father’s Day to chess parents and father figures! A well known chessdad among our membership is commentator and IM David…
American Grandmaster Wesley So prevailed in the Lueven leg of the Grand Chess Tour in a dramatic finale. Wesley So called it a “miracle…When I…
The 2018 Grand Chess Tour has kicked off in Belgium with Your Next Move, a rapid and blitz tournament. Wesley So currently leads convincingly with 18 points after the finish of the rapid and 9 rounds of blitz.
The 2018 US Olympic teams are set, with a formidable Open squad featuring three of the top ten players in the World, including World Championship…
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