31 Oct

Happy Halloween To The Chess Community!

On This Hallowed Night… May your Knights be grandious, your Queens bewitching, your Kings ghostly and your Rooks creepy ! Have a Safe and Spooooky Halloween !

30 Oct

Top 20 Girls October 2007

IN THE TOP 5 Humpy Koneru is a chess Grandmaster from India. Her October 2007 FIDE Elo rating is 2606, placing her at #2 in the world for women (behind Judit Polgar), breaking the record of 2577 set by Susan ...

29 Oct

U.S. Chess Trust To Donate New Chess Sets To The Young Knights Chess Club

STARTING A CHESS CLUB – A CHALLENGING AND EXCITING ENDEAVOR The U.S. Chess Trust will be donating some chess sets to this program, and an e-mail has been sent to the U.S. Chess Federation requesting further information about the Club Tournament Director’s Certification. ...

28 Oct

GM Hikaru Nakamura Won Barcelona’s Chess Tournament

BARCELONA’S CHESS TOURNAMENT This event was held in the Casino of Barcelona (Spain) from October 18-16, 2007. Our American Grandmaster finished with a full point ahead of the rest of the field of players.  The format of this tournament was ...

27 Oct

Top 20 Juniors October 2007

(FIDE) TOP 20 JUNIORS IN THE TOP 5 Teimour Radjabov is a leading chess player from Azerbaijan. Radjabov earned the title of International Grandmaster in March 2001 at the age of 14, making him the 2nd youngest grandmaster in history ...

26 Oct

The New Denker Tournament of H.S. Champions Page

THE NEW DENKER TOURNAMENT PAGE The 2007 Denker Tournament held in August 2007 was a huge success! We have now added a page to the U.S. Chess Trust Website dedicated to this wonderful event. This page includes the Denker Rules, ...

25 Oct

Top 50 Women Chess Players !

(FIDE) TOP 50 WOMEN CHESS PLAYERS Congratulations to all the women who made it to the Top 50 Women Chess Players list! There are some interesting statistics associated with the top two women players in the world. Player #1, GM Judith ...

24 Oct

The 2007 Individual Online College Chess League Tournament (Duncan Oxley Memorial)

THE ONLINE COLLEGE CHESS LEAGUE Information provided by – Gregory Alexander (USCF College Committee Associate Chair) The goal of the Online College Chess League is to allow all of the colleges to play together in order to strengthen the bonds ...

21 Oct

Blindfold Chess World Cup- Bilbao, Spain October 16-20, 2007

BLINDFOLD CHESS WORLD CUP Chinese grandmaster (GM) Bu Xianghzi wins Blindfold World Cup. GM Bu Xiangzhi, 22, was for some time the youngest chess player in world to obtain the Grand Master Chess title when he was just 13 years old. ...

20 Oct

Schein – Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project, In Cooperation With The U.S. Chess Trust

SCHEIN-FRIEDMAN SCHOLASTIC RECOGNITION PROJECT By Joan DuBois/Aviv Friedman Mark Schein and Aviv Friedman, in cooperation with the U.S. Chess Trust, are happy to announce their new scholastic project. The project is a two-tier program, designed to help some of our ...

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