Top American Players

Hans
GM Hans Niemann won a Super Grandmaster Match, with a prize fund of $50,000, against GM Vidit Gujrathi on June 22, 2024. The Universal Chess Tour (… Read More »
FM Tani Adewumi at the 2024 Cadet Ch
FM Tanitoluwa "Tani" Adewumi won the 2024 U.S. Cadet Championship, held June 20 through 23 in Lisle, IL. The seven-round Round Robin featured eight… Read More »
Tan
No tiebreaks needed! Just like in the 2024 FIDE Women's Candidates two months ago, GM Tan Zhongyi basically had the victory in the bag before the… Read More »
Kosteniuk Lee
At the time of publication, the penultimate round of the 2024 Cairns Cup is underway in St. Louis. Today, we have annotations on key games and… Read More »
Chess Queen
In its latest initiative to support women's chess, the Saint Louis Chess Club (SLCC) announced the creation of the Cairns Chess Queens Award during… Read More »
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Wednesday Workout
For this week's Wednesday Workout, we take a deep dive into the author's seventh-round game from the 2024 National Open, held June 5 through 9 in Las… Read More »
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The Frank P. Samford, Jr. Chess Fellowship, marking its thirty eighth annual award, has selected Grandmasters Abhimanyu Mishra of Englishtown, New… Read More »
Zierk, Robson, Tony Rich (photo courtesy SLCC / C. Fuller)
The 2024 Summer Chess Classic concluded on Wednesday, June 5, at the Saint Louis Chess Center (SLCC) after nine rounds of play across two ten-player… Read More »
Brew Tokh
The 2024 Summer Chess Classic began Tuesday, May 28 at the Saint Louis Chess Center (SLCC). Featuring two ten-player Round Robins of classical chess… Read More »
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