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Team USA Wins Four Medals in Greece
By US Chess   
November 5, 2015
CarissaCOver.jpgCongrats to our August 2015 CL cover star Carissa Yip, who earned a silver medal at the World Youth in Greece.  Congrats also to Justin Wang, David Peng and Agata Bykovtsev, who all earned bronze medals.
10th Annual Transatlantic Cup Match Set for November 6
By James A. Stallings   
November 3, 2015
TransatlanticCupimage.PNGThe tenth annual transatlantic match between UT Dallas and University of Belgrade goes down on Friday, November 6th. The match features six GMs on the UTD side, including UTD board #1 Aleksandar Indjic ,who will be facing IM Nikola Nestorovic. 
Players Arrive for 2015 World Youth
By Jerry Nash   
October 26, 2015
GirlsWYUnder14.jpg130 players from across the United States have arrived in Halkidiki, Greece, for the 2015 World Youth Chess Championships, October 24 - November 6.  The US has the largest delegation for this event which has attracted 1600 players from 91 countries.
Largest US Delegation in History Travels to World Youth in Greece
By US Chess   
October 24, 2015
MaxCarissa.gifThe largest World Youth delegation in US Chess history is arriving in Greece this weekend for ten days of intense competition.
Yifan Hou With Lavish Lead in Monte Carlo
By Vanessa West   
October 23, 2015
In the first stage of the Women's Grand Prix in Monaco, Hou Yifan took a commanding lead. Vanessa West looks at key moments from her triumph.
Karlsson, the Original, Wins Training Tournament
By GM Ian Rogers   
October 22, 2015
CLOkarlssonvschuettig_003.JPGGM Ian Rogers writes about the pleasures of chess by train, a tournament which began in 2011. This year's edition was won by GM Lars Karlsson, while US GM Julio Sadorra was the top seed.
The Millionaire Chess Experience
By GM Cristian Chirila   
October 20, 2015
yours truly.jpgGM Cristian Chrila ruminates on the second edition of Millionaire Chess in Las Vegas, illustrated with beautiful portraits from David Llada and key moments from Chirila's games.
Armed Forces Champ & Brilliant Tactician Emory Tate, 1958-2015
By US Chess   
October 19, 2015
EmoryLiz.jpgBrilliant tactician, International Master and 5-time Armed Forces Champion Emory Tate died on October 17, 2015 at a chess tournament in California. He is remembered by peers and fans for his outlandish attacks and inspiring post-mortems.
Washington Chess Congress: "I Needed That Money."
By Jamaal Abdul-Alim   
October 16, 2015
VERNON 1.jpgJamaal Abdul-Alim reports on the Washington Chess Congress, which coincided with National Chess Day. He profiles Vernon McNeil, who tied for first in the Under 1700 section and said, "I needed that money..."
If A King Falls And No One Sees It: GM Rogers on Berlin
By GM Ian Rogers   
October 15, 2015
GM Ian Rogers reports on the 2015 World Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships in Berlin. Carlsen retained his Rapid title while Grischuk claimed the Blitz Championship.