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As the US Open approaches in Phoenix, Arizona, take a look at the highlights of this storied competition, as well as predictions for this year's… Read More »
This year's Southern California Champion is seventeen-year-old FM Michael Brown. "I love chess simply because of its complexity. I can never sit… Read More »
The Denker tournament of high school champions, the Barber tournament of K-8 champs and the National Girls Invitational will coincide with the US… Read More »
Claudia Muñoz writes about her journey to the 2015 North American Junior Championships, which runs in Kitchener, Canada from July 26 - 30.Read More »
You are driving through the desert at night. Two headlights are all you have to illuminate a small, two-lane road. On each side of you, there is only… Read More »
Justin Sarkar, Photo Cathy Rogers, Iceland 2015 At the UTB May GM norm round robin, I began by playing the lowest seed, a 2100 in a super strong… Read More »
After five rounds of the Women's World Team Championships, the team finally got some much-needed rest. We had all played 11 arduous rounds of the U.S… Read More »
If someone had told me before Philly Open, that I would clinch my 3rd IM Norm with a round to spare, I wouldn't have believed them. Going into the...… Read More »
GM Sam Shankland continues his series on breaking the top 100 players in the World. Read Part I here and also see his 2014 Best of CLO award. 6. One… Read More »
Best of CLO #1 is Finegold's Chess Resolutions by GM Ben Finegold. "Extremely fluid and conversational, when Ben talks/writes about chess, it is a...… Read More »