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202 players competed in Charlotte, NC, for the 2023 U.S. Masters organized by the Charlotte Chess Center. After nine rounds of 90+30 FIDE rated chess… Read More »
This week's Wednesday Workout pulls from the recently concluded 2023 European Team Championships. Full standings are available here, and Serbia...… Read More »
Update (11/30/2023): An announcement by FIDE later in the day on November 29 announced that Dominguez would have to play one more standard rated...… Read More »
This week's Tactics Tuesday concludes our exploration of the Scandinavian by looking at the thematic d4-d5 break to open up the center, which is...… Read More »
The 2023 World Youth Championship concluded Friday, November 24, in Montesilvano, Italy with six new world champions. With sections for players under… Read More »
US Chess is saddened to learn of the sudden passing of IA Andre Harding at the age of 40. Andre’s passing is a massive loss for the tri-state chess… Read More »
GM Fabiano Caruana won the 2023 Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz, overtaking GM Ray Robson shortly into the first day of blitz and never looking back. The… Read More »
This week's Tactics Tuesday pays homage to one of #TeamScandi's most beloved and ardent leaders: IM John Bartholomew. The popular YouTuber and...Read… Read More »
The last leg of the 2023 Grand Chess Tour kicked off Tuesday, November 14, in Saint Louis with the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz at the Saint Louis… Read More »
Editor's note: This story first appeared in the November 2023 issue of Chess Life Magazine. Consider becoming a US Chess member for more content like… Read More »