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Interview with Hikaru Nakamura [VIDEO]
By Spectrum Studios   
May 31, 2012
hikaruseatslide.jpgNewly crowned US Chess Champion Hikaru Nakamura talks to CLO editor Jennifer Shahade at the Saint Louis Chess Club about his victory, the travel lifestyle and the influence of Garry Kasparov.
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North American Youth Champs Begin in Mexico
By Abed Munoz   
May 31, 2012
TeamUSA350.jpgA nine-member American team will be traveling to Mexico City on May 31 to participate in the North American Youth Chess Championship.
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Kasparov Chess Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary
By Richard Krueger   
May 31, 2012
KCFKasparovslide.jpgKasparov Chess Foundation is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a festive party in Bryant Park featuring a day of chess and fun for children of all ages and skill levels. 
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Michael Lim Wins the U.S. Amateur East
By Al Lawrence   
May 31, 2012
Lim-and-Thomas.jpgMichael Lim won clear first at the US Amateur Team East in Somerset, New Jersey over Memorial Day weekend. Al Lawrence reports.
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Anand Retains World Title After Exciting Playoff
By GM Ian Rogers   
May 30, 2012
GelfandAnand325.jpgAfter a grueling four-game rapid playoff, Vishy Anand of India defended his World Championship title against Boris Gelfand of Israel. 
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Post US Champs: Irina Krush, ChessTV & ChessDrum on Naka
By CLO   
May 30, 2012
Watch the post-game interview with our new US Women's chess champion IM Irina Krush and an episode of Chesstv.eu, which kicks off with a piece on the US Chess Champs. Also find a link to an interesting article by Daaim Shabazz on Hikaru Nakamura.  
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Sargissian Wins in Chicago; Norms for Ludwig & Troff
By Jamaal Abdul-Alim   
May 29, 2012
GSargslide.jpgGabriel Sargissian wisely decided to play the Chicago Open after seconding GM Akobian at the US Chess Champs. He took clear first with 7/9. Daniel Ludwig & Kayden Troff earned norms.
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Anand and Gelfand Head To Tiebreakers
By GM Ian Rogers   
May 29, 2012
GelfandSlide.jpgThe World Championship title hangs on a series of rapid games after Viswanathan Anand and challenger Boris Gelfand finished tied at 6-6. The match begins on Wednesday at 4 AM EST.
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Chicago Open Begins With 19 GMs
By CLO   
May 25, 2012
ChicagoOpenslide.jpgThe Chicago Open, held over Memorial Day Weekend, kicked off with 19 GMs including Gabriel Sargissian, Michael Adams, Robert Hess & Varuzhan Akobian. Update: Sargissian wins clear first with 7/9. 
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Daniel Gurevich on the World Championships
By Daniel Gurevich   
May 25, 2012
DG400.jpgThe young Daniel Gurevich writes from the Anand-Gelfand World Championship match in Moscow: "Being in the thick of the action can bring about an entirely different perspective."
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Dr. Frank Brady Steps Down as Marshall Chess Club President
By CLO   
May 25, 2012
DrBradySlide.jpgDr. Frank Brady explains why he is stepping down as the president of the Marshall Chess Club.
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Karpov Battles Seirawan in Saint Louis
By Mike Wilmering   
May 24, 2012
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The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is proud to host former World Champion GM Anatoly Karpov in a special match against four-time U.S. Champion GM Yasser Seirawan.


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President's Report From Ruth Haring
By Ruth Haring   
May 22, 2012
Ruthslidebell.jpgUSCF President Ruth Haring reports from the Executive Board meeting in Saint Louis. She touches on the recently concluded Championships, beta USCF online play and the state and future of the USCF.
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World Championship Match Comes Alive
By GM Ian Rogers   
May 21, 2012
7gameanandgelfand.jpgGM Ian Rogers covers rounds seven and eight of the World Chess Championship in Moscow match between Boris Gelfand and Viswanathan Anand. 
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US Chess Champs Recap [VIDEO]
By Spectrum Studios & Macauley Peterson   
May 20, 2012
Watch a recap video of the 2012 US Chess Championships and a preview for the 2012 US Women's Chess Championship playoff, set for 1 EST, Noon local time. 
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Nakamura Clinches Third U.S. Championship Title
By FM Mike Klein   
May 19, 2012
After 11 exhausting days of play at the 2012 U.S. Championships, GM Hikaru Nakamura has been crowned US Champion while Irina Krush and Anna Zatonskih will face off for the US Women's title tomorrow.
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May - Chess Life Online 2012

Interview with Hikaru Nakamura [VIDEO]North American Youth Champs Begin in Mexico Kasparov Chess Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary Michael Lim Wins the U.S. Amateur EastAnand Retains World Title After Exciting Playoff Post US Champs: Irina Krush, ChessTV & ChessDrum on Naka Sargissian Wins in Chicago; Norms for Ludwig & Troff Anand and Gelfand Head To TiebreakersChicago Open Begins With 19 GMs Daniel Gurevich on the World Championships Dr. Frank Brady Steps Down as Marshall Chess Club President Karpov Battles Seirawan in Saint LouisPresident's Report From Ruth Haring World Championship Match Comes AliveUS Chess Champs Recap [VIDEO] Nakamura Clinches Third U.S. Championship TitleUS Chess Champs Recap After Ten Rounds [VIDEO]War of Attrition at Moscow World Title MatchNakamura Beats Kamsky to Take Lead at U.S. ChampsUSCF Correspondence Chess Online Now LiveUS Chess Champs Recap After Eight Rounds [VIDEO]Champions Crowned in Nashville Zatonskih, Kamsky Draw Even with Leaders in U.S. Champs Nakamura Still Leads, Krush Inches Ahead at U.S. ChampsCautious Start to World Championship in MoscowNakamura Leads U.S. Champs, Three-Way Tie Atop U.S. Women'sUS Chess Champs Recap after Two Rounds [VIDEO]Decisive Results Abound in Round 1 of U.S. Championships A Couch Potato’s Guide to the 2012 World ChampionshipLargest Chess Piece in the World Unveiled in Saint Louis Mission San Jose Dominates at CalChess Scholastic Chess Super State ChampionshipsThe May Check is in the Mail Co-champions Rule in San Diego Sam Loyd's Organ Pipes and Benko's 45th AnniversaryThe Las Vegas National Open – Back to the “Strip”Brady’s Moment of “Grateness”