The US Championship began on March 29 in Saint Louis with three of the top six players in the World competing in the Open section. The…
Posts categorized “Women”
The US Chess Championship began with an opening ceremony at the Boo Cat Club that also honored new inductees into the US Chess Hall of…
For 10 years, the U.S. Women’s Championship was dominated by two players: Irina Krush and Anna Zatonskih. Krush won six times (in addition to her first championship victory in 1998) while Zatonskih won four times. Last year, everything changed.
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…
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,…
US Chess Press
- Family Chess Challenge in Denton with WIM Dr. Alexey Root »
- 2017 Scholar-Chess Player Awards Announced »
- Celebrate National Chess Day: October 14, 2017 »
- IM Norm Tourney Underway at University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley »
- First New York State Girls Championship Set for Feb 25-26 »