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A Parent’s Reflections: Prelude to the K-12
By Melinda J. Matthews   
November 30, 2012
nickyandben.jpgMelinda J. Matthews travels to Orlando for the K-12 Championships with her son Nicky, #2 seed in the 11th grade section. She writes about mixed feelings on results, bughouse & the logistics of chess tourney travel.
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Khachiyan Wins American Open
By Randy Hough   
November 30, 2012
Khac.jpgGM Melikset Khachiyan took clear with 6½ of 8 in the American Open in Los Angeles, held over Thanksgiving weekend. Find full story & key games in Randy Hough's report.
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The Scoop on the National Chess Congress
By CLO   
November 29, 2012
Regamslide.jpgThe US Chess Scoop went to the National Chess Congress and talked to co-winner GM Lenderman, IM Krush and GM Panchanathan. Also see a game by Under 2200 winner Jessica Regam (pictured.)
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World #1 Magnus Carlsen visits the Bay Area
By Tom Langland   
November 28, 2012
MagnusCarlsen.jpgOn the way to Mexico, world #1 rated player Magnus Carlsen stopped over in California. Among the activities: blitz with IM Daniel Naroditsky and a four-game blindfold simul.
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Urgent Info for USCF Directors & FIDE Events
By Jerry Nash   
November 28, 2012
USCFlogoslide.jpgEffective Jan 1, 2013, FIDE is charging a one-time License Fee to all arbiters who direct FIDE rated events. The USCF must send the list of Arbiters who will be licensed by Dec 5. Please respond and direct questions to Jerry Nash jnash@uschess.org.
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Results are In From Thanksgiving Weekend
By CLO   
November 26, 2012
Erenburg.jpgThe results are in from major tournaments held over Thanksgiving weekend, including the National Chess Congress in Philly, the American Open in L.A. and the Thanksgiving Open in Saint Louis.
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Philly & Seattle Fight for US Chess League Championship
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
November 26, 2012
USCLmainlogo.jpgWhether the Philadelphia Inventors or the Seattle Sluggers emerge as the 2012 US Chess League champions, it will be a first in league history. Watch Dec 1, Saturday & check out semifinal highlights.
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Women's World Champs Final: Stefanova vs. Ushenina
By CLO   
November 25, 2012
AnnaJu.jpgGM Antoeneta Stefanova of Bulgaria and IM Anna Ushenina of Ukraine advanced to the final match of the Women's World Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
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Dancing Around Chess at the Philadelphia Art Museum
By Joshua Anderson   
November 24, 2012
Fish-Life-Chess-Set.jpgJoshua Anderson writes about chess themes in Dancing Around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg, and Duchamp, a current exhibition at the Philadelphia Art Museum.
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Chirila Wins UTD Invitational
By Jim Stallings   
November 24, 2012
IMG_1582.JPG.jpgGM Cristian Chirila took clear first at the University of Texas at Dallas Invitational (November 16-20, 2012) with a 7-2 score and a performance rating of 2676.
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Sevillano Wins First East Bay Open
By Ted Castro   
November 23, 2012
SevillanoslideEastBay.jpgOver Veterans Day Weekend, Sevillano took clear first in the inaugural East Bay Open chess tournament in Concord. Mayor Ron Leone visited the tournament.
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Medals in Maribor: A Coach's Perspective
By GM Alejandro Ramirez   
November 21, 2012
KaydenAlejo250.jpgGM Alejandro Ramirez, a coach at the World Youth Championships in Slovenia, recaps the drama of the final round and the crowning of two new American World Champs.
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Check Out the New USCFSales.com
By CLO   
November 20, 2012
USCFSalesScreenshot.jpgCheck out the redesigned website at USCFsales.com with dozens of new products, e-books and real time display of best-selling products.
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Four Medals for USA: Troff & Sevian Earn Gold
By CLO   
November 19, 2012
KaydenGarry.jpgFour US players earned medals at the World Youth Championships in Maribor, Slovenia including Kayden Troff & Sam Sevian, who took gold in Under 14 and Under 12 respectively.
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World Women's Champs Down to Eight
By CLO   
November 19, 2012
StefanovSoczo.jpgEight players remain in the World Women's Championship. Despite a strong start in round three, US Women's Champ Irina Krush was eliminated in the tiebreak round.
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US Chess League Quarterfinals: Highlights on the Board
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
November 19, 2012
USCLmainlogo.jpgKostya Kavutskiy highlights some fascinating games from the USCL Quarterfinal match-ups, in which Philadelphia, Manhattan, Seattle and Arizona all advance to the semifinals.
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November - Chess Life Online 2012

A Parent’s Reflections: Prelude to the K-12 Khachiyan Wins American Open The Scoop on the National Chess Congress World #1 Magnus Carlsen visits the Bay Area Urgent Info for USCF Directors & FIDE Events Results are In From Thanksgiving Weekend Philly & Seattle Fight for US Chess League Championship Women's World Champs Final: Stefanova vs. Ushenina Dancing Around Chess at the Philadelphia Art Museum Chirila Wins UTD Invitational Sevillano Wins First East Bay OpenMedals in Maribor: A Coach's Perspective Check Out the New USCFSales.com Four Medals for USA: Troff & Sevian Earn GoldWorld Women's Champs Down to Eight US Chess League Quarterfinals: Highlights on the Board Elena Donaldson Akhmilovskaya, 1957-2012Chess Federation President Meets Vladimir PoznerGM Ramirez on Maribor: Clutch Preparation Irina Krush on Winning Streak at Women's World ChampsUpdated USCF Scholastic Regulations Sevian Leads in Slovenia as Team USA Marches on Krush & Zatonskih Advance in Women's World Champs Kaidanov & Vojinovic Top King's Island Open USCF Accepting SuperNationals Bookstore Bids US Chess League: Playoff Time! USCF Invitational Requirements Updated GM Ramirez on the World Youth: Arriving in Maribor Before the Storm: NYC Rapid Chess Challenge The Post on Lessons from Brooklyn Castle World Youth Begins in Slovenia Sevillano Takes Clear First in Auburn Open USCF Dues Promo: Buy Two Years of Premium, Get Third Free Hundreds face off in Pleasanton for G/30 and G/60 ChampsBrooklyn in Da House: Ashley Plays Blitz [VIDEO] Pairings Set for Women's World Champs International Game Day at Denton Library Notice to Premium Members: November Chess Life