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UTD Invitational Update
By WIM Alexey Root   
November 28, 2008
Rademihailcloslide.jpgWIM Alexey Root reports from the UTD Invitational and includes a report of a post mordem between FM Keaton Kiewra and Mihail Bantic. Update: Becerra wins GM Invitational; Kraai wins IM section. Root's final report is coming soon.
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Hilton Blogs from Dresden, Part II
By Jonathan Hilton   
November 27, 2008
Tylercourtjonslide.jpgJonathan Hilton's blog explains why his experience at the International Youth Camp in Dresden is one of the things he's grateful for this Thanksgiving.
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Julio Becerra Wins Turkey Bowl
November 27, 2008
Julioturkeybowlcloslide.jpg As major Thanksgiving weekend events kick off, it's worth recapping last weekend's 30 Grand Prix point event named after the star of Thursday night's dinner.
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Norm Tournaments Kick off in Dallas
By WIM Alexey Root   
November 26, 2008
alejocloslide.jpgWIM Alexey Root reports from the UTD Invitational, featuring two round robins, a GM section and an IM section. The opening ceremony featured 2-minute-games and a speech from the mayor of Richardson.
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U.S. Teams Celebrate Bronze Medals
By FM Mike Klein   
November 26, 2008
annaclo120.jpgFM Mike Klein reports from the awards ceremony, where the American teams celebrated bronze medals all around, as well as two individual board medals for Anna Zatonskih and Rusudan Goletiani.
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U.S. Men Win Bronze Too!!
By FM Mike Klein   
November 25, 2008
OniJohnNakacloslide.jpgAfter a tiebreak scare that made some think they'd miss out on medals, the final results confirm that America's 3.5-0.5 rout of Ukraine secured them  bronze medals at the Dresden Olympiad!!
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Women Take Bronze!!
By FM Mike Klein   
November 25, 2008
Tsnowywomencloslide.jpghe U.S. Women's team defeated France in the final round to secure bronze medals at the Dresden Olympiad! Zatonskih earned a gold medal for board 2 while Goletiani earned silver for board 3. Check out many pictures of their finale.
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Medal Chances for America
November 24, 2008
hikarucloslide.jpgWith one round to go at the Dresden Olympiad, the American men and women both have chances for medals. First of all they need to win their matches at 4 AM EST Tuesday, against Ukraine (men) and France (women.)
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Leaders Falter in Dresden
By GM Ian Rogers   
November 23, 2008
snoycloslide.jpgGM Rogers on snow in Dresden, Ukraine's win over Russia, the U.S.'s 3.5-.5 rout of India and the women's round 9 setback. Update:  Both U.S. teams won in round 10; in the final round (Tuesday) the women play France and the men play Ukraine.

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USCF Statement on Susan Polgar
By Bill Goichberg   
November 22, 2008
Susan Polgar, a member of the US Chess Federation's Executive Board, has recently made misleading public statements regarding the Kamsky-Topalov match and USCF's open letters to FIDE...
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Biennial Border Battle
By FM Mike Klein   
November 22, 2008
irinakostycloslide.jpgFM Mike Klein recaps the round eight action, and gives the details on Irina Krush's win over Women's World Champion, Alexandra Kosteniuk. 
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U.S. Women Beat Russia!
November 21, 2008
irinacloslide.jpgThe U.S. women's team beat Russia 3-1 today, spearheaded by wins from Krush over Women's World Champion Kosteniuk and Zatonskih over T. Kosintseva. In the men's match, Kamsky beat Svidler on board one, but the U.S. still lost 1.5-2.5
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Onischuk and Rohonyan Score Big Wins
By Jennifer Shahade   
November 20, 2008
RusaKATcloslide.jpgAlexander Onischuk and Katerina Rohonyan came through today with big wins, allowing the men to defeat Hungary and the women to draw China. In round 8, both American teams will face Russia.
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Kinks in Kamsky Match Resolved
By FM Mike Klein   
November 20, 2008
thumb_kamskycb.jpgFM Mike Klein reports from Dresden, where the Kamsky-Topalov match has been successfully resolved.
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Big Tests for Americans in Round Seven
By FM Mike Klein   
November 20, 2008
ChinaUSAcloslide.jpgAfter round 6 victories, the U.S. teams will be “rewarded” with two top-five seeds: the men play Hungary and the women face China. Also read about our new U.S. title-winners: 3 GMs, 2 IMs, 2 WIMs and 4 FIDE Arbiters!
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Victory in Round Six for USA
November 19, 2008
womenslideclo.jpgIn round six, the men won 2.5-1.5 against Cuba, while the women scorched the Romanian women's team 4-0.  
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