Christian Glawe interviews the filmmakers behind the new chess documentary "Pushing Wood." The film profiles Grandmaster Maurice Ashley and his efforts to popularize chess.
GM Timur Gareyev, one of the highest rated players in the country, will be the special guest at the National Junior High Chess Championship.
The #10 article in Best of CLO 2014 is “An Interview with the Ubiquitous Claudia Munoz" by Alan Rodenstein. Judges praised the topical subject matter, and insight into a young American star, also an efficient social media user.
Former World Champion, author and human rights activist Garry Kasparov talks with Harvard Economics professor and Grandmaster Kenneth Rogoff about chess and artificial intelligence in this speaker series put on by the Alan Howard Foundation/JW3 Speakers Series.
In our annual Best of CLO countdown, we revisit the best articles of 2014, which you may have missed in the hectic news cycle. Judges include Michael "f-pawn" Aigner and WIM Sabrina Chevannes.
GM Wesley So, who recently changed his federation to the US, is having a great result at Tata Steel Chess, including wins over Aronian and Jobava. Wesley is now #8 in the World on the live rating list.
Keith Ammann interviews Héctor Hernández, mentor to many young chess players in Chicago's Mexican-American community, and his annual Chicago Latino Chess Championship.
GM Walter Browne won the 2014 Pan-American Senior Championships in Brazil in December with a score out of 6.5/7.
Kesav Viswanadha writes about earning the IM title at just 15-years-old, and explains how the penultimate eighth round was key on his road to the title.
15-year-old IM Akshat Chandra provides in-depth analysis and reportage from the Qatar Masters, with a special focus on American stars like GMs Sam Shankland and Irina Krush.
The first Check in the Mail of 2015 features Barry Endsley, the Michigan State Championship.
IM Priyadharshan Kannappan talks about his experience at the Pan-American Championships in South Padre Island, covering some of the most interesting games from the event.