The last of
this year's USCF Spring Scholastics, the National Elementary, starts
on Thursday in Nashville at the Gaylord Opryland. GM Krush is the guest of honor.
China, led by world number eleven Ding Liren and
15-year-old Wei Yi, won the 2015 World Team Championship in Armenia. IM Donaldson reports on the victors and the American performance.
Results are in at the National Junior High in Lousville. Six players tied for first in the K-8 section, with Marcus Miyasaka prevailing on tiebreak. In the K-9, David Peng won with 6.5/7.
hundred of New York City's top-ranked scholastic chess players in
grades K-12 will compete for the title of "Best in the City" in the 13th
annual NYC Mayor's Cup Chess Championships.
Alisa Melekhina updates CLO readers on the World Women's Team Championship, currently underway in Chengdu, China.
The 2015 Carolina's Junior Invitational will take place May 1 - 3, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Charlotte Chess Center.
There is a new, gold standard for international chess competition,
providing more opportunities for the world's best chess players to
compete on a grand stage.
The registration deadline for the 2015 North American Youth is April 28th, 2 PM CST and the registration deadline for the 2015 Pan American Youth is May 11th, 2 PM CST. Contact Jerry Nash for further information.
Eric Rosen details his final IM norm performance at the Philadelphia Open, including tips for quick improvement. He also covers the tournament's show stealer, 5-year-old Rachael Li, who scored 5.5/7 in the Under 1100 section.