Featured Articles in the September 2017 Chess Life

  • The land of Capablanca has long been off limits to U.S. chess players, but recently travel restrictions have been lifted in certain situations. Our correspondents took the opportunity to make a chess trip. See the full story on page 22. Also in this issue: Petrosian wins the National Open, Aronian wins Norway Chess, and our teams have a rough go of it at the World Team Championship (and look for a web extra by our correspondent GM Sam Shankland!) 

Featured Articles in the August 2017 Chess Life Kids

  • 5,575 participants converged on the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee for the SuperNationals VI event. This was the 20th anniversary of US Chess' grand idea to merge our National Elementary, Junior High, and High School Championships into one super event under one roof, and it has gotten bigger and better every year! Read our cover story starting on page 10. 








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