For the third major tournament in a row, a member of the American "Big Three" grandmasters was the winner. This time, it was Hikaru Nakamura's turn.
The Las Vegas Chess Festival began with a star-studded US Women’s Open, and sixth seed Saikhanchimeg Tsogtsaikhan took it down after defeating National Girls...
Wesley So is not only currently the sole leader, but he got there with 5 decisive games out of 6 rounds.
Chess Life Magazine
June: America has its first candidate for the unified World Championship title in almost 50 years! Read all about GM Fabiano Caruana's stunning victory in our report by GM Ian Rogers (and listen to GM Rogers tell even more of the story in this month's Cover Stories with Chess Life podcast!).
Chess Life Kids
GM Sam Shankland was once one of you. He grew up playing in US Chess scholastic events and even had a beginner's rating once, but now he is the 2018 U.S. Champion. Read all about his victory in the U.S. Championship and IM Paikidze's second victory in the U.S. Women's Championship in our June edition of Chess Life Kids.