Leoxnto Garcia interviews World Champion Magnus Carlsen on retaining his title, the role of nerves in the match, and his chances of beating the ultimate Kasparov record.
USCF Sales, the official Chess Shop of the US Chess Federation, is excited to announce our Black Friday Sale. For just two days (Thursday and Friday), USCF Sales will be offering 20% off on all new orders!
US #1 Hikaru Nakamura overtook World #5 Levon Aronian in the Showdown in Saint Louis, using a furious blitz offensive in the final day of play to earn its $60,000 winner’s purse.
Magnus Carlsen retained his World Championship title in Sochi, Russia, with a dramatic victory in round 11 against challenger Vishy Anand.
13-year-old Sam Sevian became the youngest American Grandmaster in history at the GM Norm Invitational at the STL Chess Club, beating Ray Robson's record, previously held by Nakamura and Fischer!
Kostya Kavutskiy writes about the long road to his first IM norm, which he earned at the SPICE Cup last month in Saint Louis.
Find details on a Schein-Friedman online auction featuring lessons with super-GMs Levon Aronian and Hikaru Nakamura, who will face each other in a match later this week in Saint Louis.
In the summer of 2015, the World Chess Hall of Fame present an exhibition exploring the history of chess during World War II. We are seeking material related to the effect of war on the world of chess.