The April Check is in the Mail

The April Check is in the Mail features a game by Electronic Knights Champion Anthony Kain.

Spring 2015 Buying Guide now available from USCF Sales!

The USCF Sales Spring 2015 Buying Guide is now available! This 32-page catalog showcases the newest and most popular items available at USCF Sales.

Chess Life Bonus: More Games From Thoresen Competition

In the April Chess Life, available now to USCF Members, IM Erik Kislik writes about the Thoresen Chess Engines Competition (TCEC). Find bonus material from the article in the CLO supplement.

U.S. Chess Champs Opens at Saint Louis Art Museum

Opening ceremonies for the 2015 national chess championships will be held at the Saint Louis Art Museum Tuesday night, March 31.   Inductions will be made to both the U.S. and World Chess Halls of Fame.

USCF Job Opening:Social Media / Chess Life Online Assistant

The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is accepting applications for the position of Social Media / Chess Life Online Assistant. Applications for this part-time job (15 hours/week) are due by May 1, 2015.

Powerhouse Webster Team Wins Final Four of College Chess

Webster University, won the Final Four College of Chess, held over the March 28-29 weekend in New York with a line-up that included powerhouse GMs Quang Liem Le (2755), Ray Robson (2750) and Illia I Nyzhnyk (2748).  

NorCal House of Chess Threepeat in US Amateur Team Playoffs

NorCal House of Chess made history in the US Amateur team playoffs by winning their third consecutive victory. In the final they defeated the Virginia Assasins from the East. 

Greg on Chess: Handicapping the 2015 US Chess Championships

IM Greg Shahade handicaps the US Chess Championship, from March 31 to April 13, which will feature a super exciting field including GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So. 

2015 U.S. Championships to Showcase Rising World Strength

Check out the updated fields for the US Chess Championships and US Women's, set for March 31-April 13 in Saint Louis. Competitors included defending champ Kamsky and World top ten GMs Nakamura and So.

   

The US Championships are under way!

The 2015 US Championships have begun at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis.
For full coverage of the event, see www.uschesschamps.com.

Featured Articles in the April Chess Life


  • Career Crossroads
  • The Thoresen Chess Engines Competition
  • Nakamura at Gibraltar; So at Tata Steel

Coming in the May 2015 issue of Chess Life:
  • US Amateur Teams Round Up
  • Nakamura Wins Zurich
  • 2013 Absolute Correspondence Championship
 
 
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Can GM Gata Kamsky defend his U.S. Championship against two of the top-ten players in the world, GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So, and nine other contenders? Can GM Irina Krush win a seventh U.S. Women's Championship title? The world will find out in St. Louis this March 31 - April 13th. For the full lineup of challengers and more information, click here.

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