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Young Stars Success

The fight to be known as the best prospect for chess in America is a tough one. With the chess boom caused by the coming...

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CL May 16 Cover

Chess Life Magazine

In our May 2016 cover story, the Academy for Talented Youth I are the youngest team to ever win the US Amateur Team East. Al Lawrence tells the story, and we also report from the USAT North, South, and West events. In other features, GM Ian Rogers covers Nakamura's win at the Zurich Challenge and Dr. Daaim Shabazz remembers IM Emory Tate.

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CLK April 16 FC

Chess Life Kids

April 2016: Congratulations to Jack Silver, winner of the 2015 US Chess Junior Grand Prix, along with the newest member of the staff, yet to be named by our readers! (See page 22.) And let yourself be inspired by Four Star Admiral Michelle Howard as Jim Doyle recounts her visit to “Chess Girls D.C.” at their first chess tournament.

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