Top American Players

Svidler Mishra
Update 05/10/2023: The tournament has concluded, and GM Peter Svidler finished in clear first with 4½/7 after drawing his last two games. Mishra lost… Read More »
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The Frank P. Samford Jr. and Frank Samford III Chess Fellowships are pleased to announce the thirty-seventh consecutive annual awards. The… Read More »
GM Hikaru Nakamura became the first player to book his ticket to join GM Magnus Carlsen in the Champions Chess Tour (CCT) 2023 finals, winning the… Read More »
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Look for a more detailed recap report tomorrow from Jay Stallings. The 2023 National High School (K-12) Championship (NHS) took place from… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
This week's Wednesday Workout celebrates the games of reigning and two-time U.S. Women's Champion WGM/FM Jennifer Yu. Many of these positions are… Read More »
Lee and Krush
After a week of play, it was finally time for the American Cup to come to an end. But first, in each section, the winner of the elimination bracket… Read More »
  A defining characteristic of the American Cup that distinguishes it from a normal knockout tournament is its double elimination format,… Read More »
Naka watches Lee Krush
The pressure is increasing at the American Cup as the rounds progress, and the players are handling this very impressively. In the champion’s bracket… Read More »
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