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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!).

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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.

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