How the West was Won

The 2020 U.S. Amateur Team West Championship concluded in spectacular fashion on Presidents’ Day evening. After a final day of battle between some very strong...

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Chess Life Magazine

In our cover story, GM Lev Alburt and Jon Crumiller offer an in-depth look at the history of adjournments and their relevance for today's chess players. Other features include FM Alex Dunne's recap of the 2013 Golden Knights championship and FM Aviv Friedman's report on the World Cadet team's successful run that included team silver, two individual golds, and two individual bronzes. Also meet GM Mac Molner in My Best Move.

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Chess Life Kids

FM Aviv Friedman does double-duty for Chess Life and Chess Life Kids this month. In our cover story, Friedman reports on our talented 75-player strong World Cadet team and its successful medal run. Also meet WGM Carissa Yip in My First Move and Chess Adventures. In October 2019, Carissa earned her final international master (IM) norm and is slated to become America’s youngest female IM, pending certification from FIDE.

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