Congratulations to Ju Wenjun, who became the 17th Women’s World Champion on Friday, May 18!
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Trailing by 2 points to Ju Wenjun at the halfway mark, Tan Zhongyi struck back in round 6 with a 125-move display of determination.
Rianne Ke was in a must win situation in round seven of the K-6 Championship at the Elementary Nationals in Nashville. She reached a key…
The favorites to qualify would have to be top seeded WFM Martha Samadashvili rated 2172 or second seeded Sophie Morris-Suzuki rated 2146. But there were also two other experts and five Class A players who would be looking to pull off the upset.
Saturday at the National Championships is a marathon: Grandmaster lessons and exhibtions, three Main event games and top seeds facing off. Two perfect 5-0 scores…
The Women’s World Championship has been a lively match so far, loaded with king attacks and tactical combinations–with 80% of the games ending decisively!
CROSSVILLE, TN [UPDATED, MAY 17, 2018] The US Chess Federation is pleased to announce the list of players who have qualified to participate in the…
Sharpen your tactics with puzzles from the games of the top 3 finishers of the US Women’s Championships, Nazi Paikidze, Annie Wang, and Irina Krush!
From the 1950s until the 1970s, World Championship matches attracted little worldwide interest because the contest always involved two players representing the Soviet Union. (Of…
Kimberly Doo McVay is an active member of the US Chess Women’s committee, as well as an organizer of this year’s Charity Chess Championships, set…
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