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.
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This tournament was truly one of the most eventful that I’ve ever played – it seemed like every round there was some new story!
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…
How many people in the Pacific Northwest celebrated National Chess Day on Saturday, October 14th? Many probably did, and close to 100 chess players, friends…
If it’s mid-October in Reno, it’s not only National Chess Day, but time for the Western States Open at the Sands Regency Hotel. This year…
My ninth FIDE Congress was hosted at the Avantgarde Hotel Resort in Antalya, Turkey with a very nice view to the Mediterranean and small mountains….
This question, asked in the best owl-voice possible, rings clear over chessboards, set and ready for battle. “We are!” responds the room of students filling the…
It happens. There is an empty chair across from you where your opponent should be. Opponents sometimes don’t appear for their scheduled games. You sit there with their clock running and anxiously await their arrival, but they just don’t show up.
Grandmaster William Lombardy died in Martinez, California the morning of October 13, 2017, of a heart attack. He won the World Junior Championship in 1957…
Many exciting events are slotted for National Chess Day weekend, including a charity tournament spearheaded by two youngsters, Gabby and Garrett Heller, to benefit Childhood…
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