USCF Home arrow Chess Life Online arrow 2011 arrow January
St. Louisan Dominates World's Best at International Chess Tourney
By Mike Wilmering   
January 31, 2011
Naka200postgame.jpgSee the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis press release on GM Hikaru Nakamura's clear win at Tata Steel Chess in Wijk aan Zee."It's not about me, it's about history," Nakamura said.
Read more...
 
Best of CLO 2010: #2
By CLO   
January 31, 2011
4394_101122987272_713502272.jpgThe #2 article in Best of CLO 2010 is the US Chess School Comes to Dallas by Elizabeth Vicary. Judges praised Elizabeth's attention to detail and talent for weaving fluid writing with insightful chess analysis.

Read more...
 
GM Hikaru Nakamura Wins Tata Steel Chess!
By CLO   
January 30, 2011
Nakamura250.jpgGM Hikaru Nakamura is the champion of Tata Steel Chess! He scored nine points, half a point more than his closest rival, World Champion Anand. This moves Nakamura up to #7 in the World Live rankings!
Read more...
 
Best of CLO 2010: #3
By CLO   
January 28, 2011
ChristianGlawe.jpgThe #3 article in Best of CLO 2010 is Moving up the Ladder by Christian Glawe. Judges loved his detailed account of raising his rating from 1743 to 1944 in six months.
Read more...
 
Paragua Wins Jimmy Quon Memorial (Video)
By Christian Glawe and Christine Hartman   
January 28, 2011
Paragua175.jpgCheck out a video from the Jimmy Quon Memorial, which includes interviews with tournament winner GM Mark Paragua, IM-elect Naroditsky and tourney organizer Ankit Gupta. 
Read more...
 
Nakamura Captures Clear Lead at Tata
By CLO   
January 28, 2011
Nakamura250.jpgWith just two rounds to go in Tata Steel Chess, US #1 Hikaru Nakamura has captured the clear lead, with a win over GM Nepomniachtchi.
Read more...
 
Best of CLO 2010: #4
By CLO   
January 27, 2011
Mark350.jpgThe #4 article in Best of CLO 2010 is a A Parent's Perspective on the Chicago Open by Mark Schein. Judges praised Mark's humorous and engaging writing style and his constructive criticism.
Read more...
 
Nakamura Close to Career-Best Triumph in Wijk aan Zee
By GM Ian Rogers   
January 27, 2011
nakacomment_019.JPGGM Ian Rogers covers Nakamura's strongest ever international performance so far in Tata Steel Chess, paying close attention to his wins over L'Ami and Vachier-Lagrave.
Read more...
 
The US Chess School Comes to Los Angeles
By Elizabeth Vicary   
January 26, 2011
uscs-day-2-part-2-002.jpgElizabeth Vicary's report on the latest US Chess School in L.A. includes photos, player profiles and examples of instruction by IM Greg Shahade and GM Melik Khachiyan.
Read more...
 
Best of CLO 2010: #5
By CLO   
January 26, 2011
photoJohnD.jpgThe #5 article in Best of CLO 2010 is 2010 Chess Olympiad: Final Impressions by IM John Donaldson. Judges praised John's writing style and his thought-provoking analysis of the future of the Olympic team.
Read more...
 
Updates on US Championships and US Women's
By CLO   
January 26, 2011
2011USChampsbanner.jpgSee updates on the US Championship, the US Women's , and the Saint Louis Invitational (which will award two spots into the US Championship) on the CCSCSL website.
Read more...
 
Nakamura Back on Top with Anand in Tata Steel
By CLO   
January 26, 2011
Nakamura250.jpgGM Hikaru Nakamura is back on top of Tata Steel Chess with World Champion Anand. Nakamura won a quick and brutal game against GM Maxime Vachier Lagrave in the Grunfeld. 
Read more...
 
Best of CLO 2010: #6
By CLO   
January 25, 2011
Yang300.jpgThe #6 article in Best of CLO 2010 is the US Chess School Comes to Seattle by Michael Yang. Judges praised Yang's insightful and in-depth look into a training session with GM and author Yasser Seirawan.
Read more...
 
Nakamura Tied for Tata Lead after Facing Two Titans
By CLO   
January 25, 2011
Nakamura250.jpgDespite losing in round eight to Magnus Carlsen, US #1 Hikaru Nakamura is still tied for the lead at Tata Steel Chess in Wijk Aan Zee with World Champion Anand, former World Champ Kramnik and GM Levon Aronian.
Read more...
 
Best of CLO 2010: #7
By CLO   
January 24, 2011
JoelBheadshot.jpgThe #7 article in Best of CLO 2010 is The US Championship in Black and White by GM Joel Benjamin, which chronicled the three-time US Champion's try at the 2010 US Chess Championship in Saint Louis.
Read more...
 
Tata Steel Round 7: Nakamura Captures Clear Lead
By CLO   
January 22, 2011
Nakamura250.jpgUS #1 Hikaru Nakamura captured the clear lead at Tata Steel Chess today, with a win over GM Jan Smeets. This allowed him to slip a half point ahead of Anand, who drew against Carlsen. 
Read more...
 
Advertisement

January - Chess Life Online 2011

St. Louisan Dominates World's Best at International Chess TourneyBest of CLO 2010: #2GM Hikaru Nakamura Wins Tata Steel Chess! Best of CLO 2010: #3Paragua Wins Jimmy Quon Memorial (Video) Nakamura Captures Clear Lead at Tata Best of CLO 2010: #4 Nakamura Close to Career-Best Triumph in Wijk aan ZeeBest of CLO 2010: #5 The US Chess School Comes to Los Angeles Updates on US Championships and US Women's Nakamura Back on Top with Anand in Tata Steel Best of CLO 2010: #6 Nakamura Tied for Tata Lead after Facing Two Titans Best of CLO 2010: #7 Tata Steel Round 7: Nakamura Captures Clear LeadThe US Chess Scoop on the Liberty Bell OpenChess & Football: IM Marc Arnold advises on CBS SegmentBest of CLO 2010: #8Building Thinking Skills through Chess The Reincarnation of the Fight Club Chess Comes to Sundance!Best of CLO 2010 #9: The Sicilian Slayed Best of CLO 2010 #10Nakamura Starts Strong at Tata Steel Bojkov and Bryant Best in ConcordBest of CLO 2010: Meet the Judges and Runners-upResults in at MLK Day Tourneys! Jimmy Quon Memorial: Details and Pre-Tourney AnalysisNakamura Leads Tata Steel ChessMLK Weekend Tourneys Approach Conclusion Choosing to Break 2200 Tata Steel Chess Begins FridayThe Staunton Code: Part III An Adult's Last Stand in Utah Happy New Norm Year in Berkeley! Raven Sturt's Rating Jumps into 2011 Shankland Nears GM Norm in Berkeley!Berkeley Norm-Hunting Update The Staunton Code: Part II Van Wely in Clear Lead at Berkeley International The Charm & Anguish of the Pan-Ams: An Organizer's Summary The January 2011 Check is in the Mail!Berkeley International Kicks off the New Year!