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Labor Day Chess Madness Begins Early in Iowa
By CLO   
August 31, 2013
AwonderBrooks200.jpgAs the US Masters begins in North Carolina, and major Grand Prixs and State Championships span the holiday weekend, the Iowa Open is already in the books.
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US Squad Bags Bevy of Medals & Norms in Toronto
By CLO   
August 30, 2013
Akshat.jpgAmerican players excelled at the North American Youth Championships in Toronto from Aug. 14-18. Akshat Chandra earned the IM title while Justus Williams and Alexander Velikanov earned IM norms.
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28th Samford Fellowship Announced
By IM John Donaldson   
August 30, 2013
USCFlogoslide.jpgThe Frank P. Samford Jr. Chess Fellowship is pleased to announce its twenty eighth consecutive annual award. Find details in the full press release.
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Summers at the US Chess School: Matan on #22
By Matan Prilleltensky   
August 29, 2013
 ChandraLiang.jpgMatan Prilleltensky writes about the latest session of the US Chess School, held in New York and featuring instructors GMs Shulman, Stripunsky and IM Bartholomew.
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Lenderman Wins, Prem Impresses at Atlantic Open
By Steve Immitt   
August 29, 2013
LendermanSlide2.jpg Lenderman won the Open section of this year's Atlantic Open in Washington DC, while six-year-old Pranav Prem played up but still took down the Under 1500 section.
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Mitchell Denker, 1947-2013
By CLO   
August 28, 2013
BarbMitchell.jpgMitchell Denker, the son of Arnold Denker, died on Saturday, August 24 2013 in Leland, North Carolina. Mitchell honored his father Arnold Denker's legacy with continual sponsorship and support of the Denker tournament of high school champions. 
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US Chess League Kicks Off Ninth Season Tuesday
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
August 26, 2013
USCLmainlogo.jpgKostya Kavutskiy previews the ninth season of the US Chess League, which begins this week on Tuesday, August 27 with all games broadcast on chess.com. 
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Kamsky Eliminated; Caruana Marches on
By Jennifer Shahade   
August 25, 2013
US Champion Gata Kamsky was eliminated at the World Cup today by Tomashevsky. Meanwhile, Italian-American Fabiano Caruana heads to tiebreak against GM Maxime Lagrave-Vachier of France. 
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Sevillano, Moradiabadi & Peters Top Latest Metropolitan Invitationals
By Ankit Gupta   
August 24, 2013
  In the 28th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational, GM Enrico Sevillano and GM Elshan Moradiabadi tied for 1st while IM Jack Peters took clear first in the 29th edition.

 


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FIDE Issues Update From Franc Guadalupe
By Franc Guadalupe, USCF Executive Director and Zonal President   
August 22, 2013
Franc Guadalupe, USCF Executive Director and Zonal President, gives an update on FIDE issues including time controls, norms and the World Cup underway in Tromso. 
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Kamsky Heads to Quarterfinals
By CLO   
August 21, 2013
US Champion Gata Kamsky advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals today, drawing Mamyedarov after his dazzling win yesterday. Unfortunately, Nakamura was eliminated by Korobov. 
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U.S. Shines at 24th NATO Chess Champs
By Colonel David A. Hater, U.S. Army   
August 21, 2013
Colonel David A. Hater writes about the 24th edition of the NATO Chess Championship in Rynia, Poland and the strong run by the American team. 
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Kamsky Crushes in Round Four, Game One
By CLO   
August 20, 2013
Kamsky is off to a crushing start in round four of the World Cup, where he faces Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Nakamura drew his first game to Anton Korobov.   
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The August Check is in the Mail
By Alex Dunne   
August 19, 2013
propocislide.jpgThis month, Alex Dunne writes about John Procopi of Levittown, a retired accountant and postal master. Procopi won two Master/Expert tournaments in July.

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Andrew Ng: On Princeton, Entrepreneurship & Chesscademy
By Jennifer Shahade   
August 18, 2013
AndrewNg300.jpgAndrew, a former Cadet Champion and a Princeton sophomore talked to CLO about his new site, Chesscademy and his passions for chess, academics and coaching. 
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Kamsky & Nakamura Among Final 16 in Tromso
By CLO   
August 18, 2013
SvidlerGMHikaruGata.jpgGata Kamsky and Hikaru Nakamura both advanced to the final sixteen contenders at the World Cup in Tromso, Norway. Both rest tomorrow as their opponents are determined in playoff matches.
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August - Chess Life Online 2013

Melinda's Reflections on MadisonLabor Day Chess Madness Begins Early in Iowa US Squad Bags Bevy of Medals & Norms in Toronto 28th Samford Fellowship Announced Summers at the US Chess School: Matan on #22 Lenderman Wins, Prem Impresses at Atlantic Open Mitchell Denker, 1947-2013US Chess League Kicks Off Ninth Season Tuesday Kamsky Eliminated; Caruana Marches on Sevillano, Moradiabadi & Peters Top Latest Metropolitan InvitationalsFIDE Issues Update From Franc Guadalupe Kamsky Heads to Quarterfinals U.S. Shines at 24th NATO Chess ChampsKamsky Crushes in Round Four, Game One The August Check is in the Mail Andrew Ng: On Princeton, Entrepreneurship & Chesscademy Kamsky & Nakamura Among Final 16 in Tromso And Then There Were Two (Americans): GM Rogers on TromsoNakamura Advances, Kamsky to Tiebreak Daniel A. Steininger (1956-2013)Voices From Madison [VIDEO]Perez Wins Washington International Four Players Advance to Round Two; Ramirez Out in Armageddon Thriller The Scoop on the US Blind Championships Americans at the World Cup: Three Advance, Two to Tiebreak World Cup Underway in Norway Jamaal Abdul-Alim Chess Journalist of the Year [FULL AWARDS LIST] Mulyar Crushing in Washington International Razuvaev Memorial Kicks OffThe Scoop on Madison: The Winners Talk [VIDEO] Chess.com to Host 2013 US Chess LeagueWashington International To Feature Star US GMs US Team Bags Eight Medals at Pan Am Youth!The Scoop on the Beverly Hills Chess ClubThe Scoop on Madison: GM Hungaski