K-12 Grades: Sweeps and New York Success

Results are in at the K-12 Grade Nationals in Orlando, Florida. New York teams shined at the official USCF National Championship event, winning in 11 out of the 13 sections.

K-12 Grades: Sweeps and New York Success

Results are in at the K-12 Grade Nationals in Orlando, Florida. New York teams shined at the official USCF National Championship event, winning in 11 out of the 13 sections.

Results are in at K-12 Nationals!

Results are in from the K-12 National Grade Championships held in Orlando, Florida from December 12-14. Winners include Josh Colas (pictured) in the 11th grade and Chinguun Bayarra, who swept the third grade section. Full story coming soon! 

GM Irina Krush on Orlando so Far

GM Irina Krush blogs from the National K-12 Championships, where she has been giving talks as well as a simul. She explains why she has her eyes glued to the second and third grade sections.

The Auction is On: Bid for Time with Aronian & US Chess Stars

Bidding is open for an online benefit auction to benefit the Schein-Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project. The stars are headlined by super-GM Levon Aronian! 

Rainn Wilson To Participate in Carlsen Simul!

The first ever Chess.com event to feature World Champion Magnus Carlsen will include nine Chess.com members, a celebrity, and a ChessKid!

Nakamura Scorches London Rapidplay

US #1 Hikaru Nakamura blazed through the London Superrapidplay to score 9.5/10 including victories over World #2 Caruana, former World  Champ Anand and GMs Adams and Giri. 

Hou Yifan, Gareev, Shankland to Headline Hawaii Chess International

Three of the world’s best chess players are headed to the Hawaiian island of Oahu in March to take part in the “Hawaii Grandmaster Challenge” -- a four player round robin invitational tournament with one spot ...

Six American Titles Approved in Sochi

Six American titles were recently approved at the Presidential Board meeting in Sochi, Russia including young stars GM Sam Sevian and IMs Yian Liou and Kesav Viswanadha.

Boros & Root on the Danger of Chess Stereotyping

WIM Dr. Alexey Root and GM Denes Boros team up for an article on stereotyping chessplayers based on age and gender, and how much it can cost a player. 

Saint Louis Archbishops Win US Chess League Title

The Saint Louis Archbishops won the 2014 United States Chess League title in a blitz tiebreak victory over the Dallas Destiny. 

Gareyev Wins American Open

Timur Gareyev scored 7/8 to capture clear first at the American Open in Orange, California, held over Thanksgiving weekend. Randy Hough reports and shows key games.

USCF Members: Opt In for TLA Newsletter

As a benefit of your USCF Regular Membership, you currently receive the TLA Newsletter (or Scholastic TLA Newsletter). In order for you to continue to receive this publication, you must let us know that you want the USCF to keep ...

   

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