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…
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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…
Jennifer Yu is one of America’s most promising rising female players, earning a myriad of national and international achievements over the years. In 2014, Yu won clear first at the World Youth Championships Girls U-12 section, becoming the first American female to win gold in 27 years.
Sam Shankland 2018 U.S. Champion and Super-Grandmaster US Chess Rating Page Official Website Twitter USCF Sales Link Birthday: October 1, 1991 City: Walnut Creek, California…
Sabina Foisor has been a top contender in the U.S. Women’s chess sphere for many years. In 2017, Foisor entered the U.S. Women’s Championship as an underdog, ranked 6th out of 12 competitors, and shocked American chess by winning clear 1st by a full point margin.
Tatev Abrahamyan is the 4th highest ranked woman in the U.S. and a veteran of the Women’s Olympiad Team.
Irina Krush is a seven-time U.S. Women’s Champion, winning in 1998, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. She holds the record for the youngest player to win the title from her first victory at age 14, dominating the event with 8.5 points out of 9.
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