The Reykjavik Open has come to a close, with both good stories and disappointing results for the Americans. To continue the theme from my first…
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Every year in the month of February, the Southwest Collegiate Championship, a one-day rapid tournament showcases the region’s universities and chess programs. The tournament rotates…
Behind every chess player there’s usually someone encouraging, fretting, and cheering from the sidelines. Chess Life wants to know why you appreciate that special chess parent, coach,…
Rochelle Ballantyne leapt into the chess community’s collective consciousness with the 2012 release of Brooklyn Castle, a documentary that chronicled the triumphs and struggles of the I.S. 318 chess team in New York.
The 2018 Amateur Team North broke another attendance record. 84 teams with 364 players came out for the National Event, held from February 16-18 in…
The fields are now set for the U.S. Chess Championships and U.S. Women’s Chess Championships, set for April 18-30 at the Saint Louis Chess Club….
Olga Rubtsova was the only person to become Women’s World Champion in both OTB and Correspondence Chess.
The #2 article in Best of US Chess 2018 is Should Women’s Chess Titles Be Eliminated? by Vanessa West. Vanessa, also the 2017 Chess Journalist of the…
FM Alisa Melekhina covers key games on her way to finishing second in the U2300 of the 2017 NAO Open. She also gave a presentation…
The Charlotte Chess Center is perhaps becoming an American “norm factory,” having produced several norms and titles in 2016 and 2017.
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