Incoming high school senior Becca Lampman talked to CLO about making her mark on the NGIT, the rise of girls in US Chess and balancing chess and homework.
For the third consecutive year, the US Masters will take place over Labor Day weekend in Greensboro, NC. This year's field includes 18 GM's and a total of 44 internationally titled players.
The 2014 Sinquefield Cup, featuring six of the world’s top-ten kicks off Wednesday at the STL Chess Club. Round 1 pairings are Vachier-Lagrave vs. Carlsen, Aronian vs. Nakamura & Topalov vs. Caruana.
US Women's team captain GM Melikset Khachiyan and coach GM Yury Shulman reflect on the squad's performance at the Olympiad in Tromso, Norway.
Brownsville, Texas was recognized as the Chess City of the Year, both at the Annual Awards Ceremony at the US Open and also in a presentation to the Brownsville mayor and city Commissioners on August 19th.
The 2014 Sinquefield Cup, the strongest chess tournament in history, begins on August 27, Wednesday in Saint Louis. GM Ian Rogers previews the action.
Andrew Tang earned the IM title and a GM norm at the North American Youth Championship, while Alena Kats earned the WIM title and a WGM norm.
In this month's column, Alex Dunne covers the US ICCF Olympic team of Jon Ostriker, Carl Siefring, Ken Reinhart, Dan Perry, Tom Biedermann, and Tony Kain.
USCF President Ruth Haring reports on the FIDE Congress, which took place in conjunction with the Olympiad in Tromso, Norway.
GM Sergei Azarov won the Washington International while Sam Sevian earned his final GM norm. Just added: Annotations by Sevian! FM Kesav Viswanadha also earned an IM norm.