This year’s Women’s World Championship in Tehran, Iran (February 10-March 4) was a site of both fierce chess and controversy. In an Open letter to…
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The First New York State Girls Team and Individual Championships was full of friendly faces. Girls said hello to each other, made jokes, and complimented each other….
This year New York State inaugurates another state chess championship– the first New York State Girls Chess Championship! This event is open to all girls…
Today, the chess world is mourning the loss of another strong chess player who left us too early. IM Cristina Foisor, was a supportive and compassionate mother, passionate chess player, and a kind person.
On January 24th, the talk show, Harry, will feature the inspiring story of Rochelle Ballantyne, an expert-level chessplayer who aspires to become the first African-American female master.
Judges praised Maret’s compelling writing style and her personal insights on how to encourage more women to start and continue playing competitive chess.
FLOWER MOUND, TX – Play chess and meet former U.S. women’s chess champion Alexey Root as she signs her latest book, Prepare With Chess Strategy,…
Congrats to Naomi Bashkansky of Washington State, who won the Girls Under 13 section of the World Schools Championships in Sochi, Russia from December 2-12. She…
Ju Wenjun won the final leg of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix, earning enough GP points to become the 2017 Women’s World Championship Challenger.
Rochelle Wu earned a gold medal in the Girls Under 10 section of the World Cadets in Batumi, Georgia. She joins Nikhil Kumar, who clinched…
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- IM Norm Tourney Underway at University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley »
- First New York State Girls Championship Set for Feb 25-26 »
- Kasparov Chess Foundation Celebrates 15th Anniversary with 15 Events »
- Chess Challenge with Former U.S. Women's Champion Alexey Root »
- Showdown in Saint Louis Set for Nov 10-15 »