Our report on the record-setting 11th Girls Nationals includes a game by Under 18 champ Ellen Xiang. Other winners include Akshiti Eswaran & Audrey Wang (pictured) in Under 8 and the only perfect score, by Kiana Arab in the Under 14.
GMs Georg Meier, Manuel Leon Hoyos, Alejandro Ramirez and Wesley So tied for first at the strong Bill Wright Saint Louis Open last weekend, a precursor to the upcoming US Chess Championships.
The fields are set for both the 2014 U.S. Championship and 2014 U.S. Women's Championship, scheduled to be held simultaneously May 7 through May 20 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.
Kenneth A. Kiewra, psychology professor and father of IM Kiewra recently contributed to a book on nurturing talent. Find an excerpt on the background behind GM-elect Kayden Troff's success.
Results are in at the record-breaking All-Girls Nationals in Chicago. Big winners include Kiana Arab in the Girls Under 14, Kimberly Ding in Under 16 and Ellen Xiang in Under 18. Full story coming soon!
The University of Texas at Brownsville (USA) and The University of Warsaw (Poland) will contest a match on the Internet Chess Club on April 12, 2014 at 10 CST.
We are happy to announce that Millionaire Chess and the United States Chess Federation (USCF) now have a promotional agreement in place to spread the word about the Millionaire Chess Open.
IM John Donaldson remembers former Mechanics Institute president Neil Falconer, who passed away on April 5th, 2014 shortly after celebrating his 91st birthday.
Find out more about big wins at the National High School Championships in San Diego by GM-elect Darwin Yang and Catalina Foothills team from Tucson, Arizona.
Jonathan Homidan, a high school senior, writes about his final scholastic outing at the National High School Champs in San Diego. Despite a loss to the champ, Darwin Yang, Homidan finished in sixth.