It is 7am in Chicago, and the final round of the World Cadet Championship in Poços de Caldas, Brazil is about to begin. My eyes are...
This tournament was truly one of the most eventful that I've ever played - it seemed like every round there was some new story!
The 26thAnnual Midwest Class Championship was held from October 6th to 8th in the Chicago suburb of Wheeling, IL and drew 333 players pursuing the $20,000 guaranteed prize fund.
On October 14, 2017, Chess Girls DC, a local DC Non-Profit, in partnership with Capital Area Chess, directed by Anand Dommalapati, Chief Tournament Director and...
Chess Life Magazine
October 2017: The United States hosted the first FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled in Orlando, Florida. See the full story on page 42. Also in this issue: Petrosian adds to his summer success with a victory at the World Open, and Alex Yermolinsky writes about his victory in the Senior Open.
Chess Life Kids
You may think blitz is just for fun, but did you know it may actually help your regular tournament play? Many coaches, grandmasters, and other chess professionals have embraced the notion that blitz can be beneficial to your chess development. They believe it’s a good tool for practice, motivation, and stress release. Some even use blitz in their own trainings. Also: A new column by Bruce Pandolfini that teaches you to "Avoid the Trap!" and the new column "My First Move" in which your chess heroes talk about when they were Chess Life Kids.