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Nakamura in Brazil: From Fighting Anand to Miss USA
By GM Ian Rogers   
September 28, 2011
AnandNaka.JPGGM Ian Rogers reports from Sao Paulo, Brazil where our own Hikaru Nakamura is fighting against the best in the world, and commanding attention in the press room.
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Hilton on Chess Cosmopolitanism
By Jonathan Hilton   
September 27, 2011
guggenheim.jpgJonathan Hilton explains his theory of chess cosmopolitanism, drawing on years of chess travel and studies abroad from Chile to France. He also interviews the young Daniel Gurevich, who he met in Pamplona, Spain.
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US Chess League: Week Four Highlights
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
September 26, 2011
USCLmainlogo.jpg Kostya Kavutskiy's week four US Chess League recap covers the best move of the week in Wu-Black and his pick for the most exciting match. Watch USCL action live Mon. and Wed. starting at 7 EST on ICC. 
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Nakamura Psyched for Bilbao Masters
By CLO   
September 26, 2011
naka300.jpgHikaru Nakamura begins play at the 2011 Bilbao Masters (Sept 26-Oct.11). The event is split between two venues, Sao Paulo, Brazil and Bilbao, Spain. Today Hikaru faces Ivanchuk with White. Other players include Anand, Aronian & Carlsen.
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Gata Kamsky Hits Top Ten on New FIDE List
By CLO   
September 23, 2011
Gataslidecolor.jpgReigning US Chess Champion Gata Kamsky is among the top ten players in the World on the new FIDE rating list. His current rating is 2756.
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The U.S. Chess School Comes to Saint Louis
By Victor Shen   
September 22, 2011
YasserVictor.jpgVictor Shen gives us an inside look into the US Chess School held in August at the Saint Louis Chess Club, where he and 11 other young talents learned from GM Yasser Seirawan, GM Alejandro Ramirez IM and USCS founder Greg Shahade.
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Vera Menchik Becomes First Woman to Join World Chess Hall of Fame
By US Chess Trust   
September 20, 2011
veraslide.jpgVera Menchik (1906-1944), World’s First Women’s Chess Champion became the first woman inducted into the World Chess Hall of Fame on September 8th, 2011.
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G/30 and G/60 Champs Set for Santa Clara
By FM Michael Aigner   
September 20, 2011
chesspunksdanya.jpgA pair of U.S. national chess championships come to Northern California on the first weekend of October. FM Michael Aigner fills us in on all the details.

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Peter Svidler World Cup Champion
By CLO   
September 19, 2011
PeterSvidler.jpgGM Peter Svidler is the new World Cup Champion after defeating Alexander Grischuk in the finals. Also advancing to the Candidates cycle is GM Ivanchuk, who prevailed over Ponomariov.
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US Chess League: Week Three Highlights
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
September 19, 2011
USCLmainlogo.jpgKostya Kavutskiy's round-up of action in week three of the US Chess League includes the best move of the week and opening novelties. Watch USCL action live tonight on the ICC, starting at 7 PM EST.
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K v Q Ends in Triumph for Nakamura, Finegold and Kings Team
By FM Aviv Friedman   
September 16, 2011
BannerKings.jpgThe Kings won KvQ: A Battle of the Sexes by a wide margin, with GMs Nakamura and Finegold scoring 1st and 2nd individually. Friedman's final recap covers round 5, in which the men won the 960 while the women ended on a high note by winning the rapid.
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Kalev Pehme, Former Chess Life Editor, Dies
By Jennifer Shahade   
September 16, 2011
Kalevslide.jpgFormer Chess Life editor Kalev Pehme, father of Morgan Pehme, died of natural causes in Redondo Beach, California in late August, 2011. Kalev was editor of the magazine from 2004 to 2005. 
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U.S. Class Set for Houston, Sept 30-Oct.2
By Franc Guadalupe   
September 14, 2011
floreslead.jpgThe 2011 U.S. Class Chess Championships are scheduled to be held at the Hilton Hobby Airport Hotel in Houston, 30 September to 2 October.  National Champion titles will be up for grabs in eight different classes.
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Chevrolet Fireball Run Southern Excursion 2011 is coming to Crossville
By Joan Dubois   
September 13, 2011
slidefireball.jpg The Chevrolet Fireball Run (fireballrun.com) Southern Excursion 2011, a live “mission style” interactive game taking place on the open road is coming to Crossville!
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Kings Steamroll Queens in Saint Louis
By FM Aviv Friedman   
September 13, 2011
rouletteKvQslide.jpgIn KvQ: A Battle of the Sexes, the Kings had a stellar day increasing their lead to ten points. The Saint Louis event celebrates the opening of the World Chess Hall of Fame and features alternating rounds of chess 960 and rapid.
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US Chess League: Week Two Highlights
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
September 12, 2011
USCLmainlogo.jpgKostya Kavutskiy's week two round-up of US Chess League highlights includes the best move of the week for Sammour's stunner over Milman and a number of endgame gems. 
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September - Chess Life Online 2011

Nakamura in Brazil: From Fighting Anand to Miss USA Hilton on Chess CosmopolitanismUS Chess League: Week Four Highlights Nakamura Psyched for Bilbao Masters Gata Kamsky Hits Top Ten on New FIDE List The U.S. Chess School Comes to Saint LouisVera Menchik Becomes First Woman to Join World Chess Hall of Fame G/30 and G/60 Champs Set for Santa ClaraPeter Svidler World Cup Champion US Chess League: Week Three HighlightsK v Q Ends in Triumph for Nakamura, Finegold and Kings Team Kalev Pehme, Former Chess Life Editor, DiesU.S. Class Set for Houston, Sept 30-Oct.2Chevrolet Fireball Run Southern Excursion 2011 is coming to Crossville Kings Steamroll Queens in Saint Louis US Chess League: Week Two Highlights Labor Day Madness 2011: Part II Boy Scouts Merit Badge Unveiled [VIDEO]Kings Crush in Day 1 of K v Q: A Battle of the Sexes World Chess Hall of Fame Opens [VIDEO] A Chess Board in Memory of 9/11 Merit Badge & Hall of Fame Opening Mark Big Week for Chess in St. Louis Karpov, Polgar out of Kings vs. Queens Shankland on the World Cup: Making the Most of Luck Ruth Haring New USCF President Labor Day Madness 2011: Part I Timur Gareev Wins 11th Metropolitan Invitational Kamsky Advances to Top 16 in World Cup US Chess League: Week One Highlights American Chess Weekend: Labor Day Madness Kicks OffJennifer on 960 aka Fischer Random & K v.Q Ivanov Eliminated in World Cup; Kamsky Gears Up for Round ThreeThe September Check is in the Mail Kamsky Advances to Round Three; Ivanov Off to Tiebreak