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…

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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…

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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…

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Foisor, Yip, Wu, Abrahamyan, Nemkova, Khachiyan. Rd 5, Astana (photo Llada)

Halftime at the World Teams

It’s the rest day today in Astana, marking the (slightly more than) half-way point in the 2019 World Team Championship. The U.S. Open team suffered…

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