Three young champs took a bite out of future college tuitions by scoring $5,000 scholarships at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel as the U.S. Open…
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Results are in at the Denker Tournament of High School Champions (click link for pdf of final results), Barber tournament of K-8 Champions and National Girls…
Rochelle Wu (Alabama), is cruising at the National Girls Tournament of Champions. She has 4.5/5 after a fifth round draw against Saithanu Avireni of Georgia,…
In the old days, the kickoff of the U.S. Open Chess Championship was, let’s say, a bit sleepy. Sure, there were grandmasters to ogle. But…
As the US Open in Norfolk, Virginia approaches, top seeds from the upcoming National events talked to US about gearing up for the opening weekend’s prestigious…
Since this heritage tournament was originally founded and first held in Berkeley, CA, bringing it back to this location was extremely important emotionally for many of the players in the Northern California chess community. The historical site provided a majestic, comfortable, and intimate venue for the distinguished members of the NorCal chess community.
FM Alisa Melekhina is one of the top female players in the US, and won a gold medal representing the U.S. in the 2009 World…
This unexpected result left a wide open opportunity for Awonder Liang to clinch the championship, without even needing a playoff—if he could win his last round game.
The US Team won 4 gold medals – more than any other country – while 6 more US team members tied for 1st, achieving top scores in a total of 7 different sections.
Round 5 featured a key match-up: Emily Nguyen – the tournament leader entering the round – vs. Akshita Gorti – who trailed by half a point in clear 2nd place.
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