GM Ian Rogers writes about the dreams that created Norway Chess 2013 and the extremes of our #1 rated player GM Hikaru Nakamura there so far.
Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced the winners of the chess tournament that took place today between Cook County jail detainees and Russian inmates. After the second round was complete the Russian inmates won 8 matches and ...
USCF bookstore bids are now open for the US Open in Madison, WI, the K-12 Grade Championship in Orlando, FL and 2014 National Scholastics.
Carl Boor and Eric Rosen topped the Chicago Chess Center UNAM Invitational. See key games and find out more about the CCC, which aims to create a metropolitan chess center in Chicago.
The Western Pacific Open was recently hosted by Metropolitan Chess in Los Angeles from April 26-28. IM Justin Sarkar won the Open section. Next up is the 27th Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational.
The 2013 U.S. Championship went extra innings today in a gripping tiebreak final. After splitting a pair of rapid games, GM Gata Kamsky won $30,000 and his fourth title in an Armageddon game against GM Alejandro Ramirez, who was seeking his ...
IM Irina Krush defended her U.S. Women’s Championship title today. Her draw with WGM Camilla Baginskaite made her score 8/9 and put the tournament out of reach for IM Anna Zatonskih
The USCF Executive Board has approved two changes to the USCF Ratings System! They will go into effect with tournaments ending Saturday 18 May 2013. Find full details.
On Thursday, May 9, 2013 the USCF Executive Board accepted a letter of resignation from Executive Director, Bill Hall. Bill is leaving the organization for personal reasons, and we wish him every success in his future endeavors.
GM Hikaru Nakamura defeated World Champion Vishy Anand today in Norway Chess with the black pieces. Look for a exclusive report coming soon by GM Ian Rogers.
The USCF and ChessKid.com are pleased to announce that the 2nd annual Online National Invitational Chess Championship will be held from June 14th-17th, 2013 on Chess.com.
Irene Chappell, 93 and Alan Chappell, 77 are making big moves for chess in Reno. In addition to their work with children at the Boys and Girls Club, they are also helping stroke patients through chess.