30 Apr

A Special Thanks to Our March 2008 Donors!

A Special Thanks To Our March 2008 Donors – Your Support Helps Us Make a Difference ! Remember, thanks to your donations we can provide Programs/Resources for the chess community! HERITAGE DONORS ($500 or more) Erlend Millikan Associates ($50 or ...

29 Apr

Results For All-Girls Nationals: Medina Parilla Wins the UT Dallas Scholarship!

Kasparov Chess Foundation organized the Girls Nationals’ in association with Dallas Chess Club, UTD, and USCF. This event took place from April 25 – 27th. (See Related Articles) Girls from public, private and home-schools were invited to participate and US ...

28 Apr

U.S Senior Open Begins Today!

Don Schultz, Tim Redman  and GM Arnold Denker April 28 to May 3, 2008 Boca Raton, Florida I N C L U D I N G Hall of Fame Inductions Chess Collectors International This event is open to all USCF ...

26 Apr

Chess Collectors International Biennial Auction

The Chess Collectors International which promotes the collection of chess sets, will be auctioning chess sets and boards on May 1st, 2008 at 2 p.m. (Eastern time). The aution will be taking place at the Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches in ...

25 Apr

2008 Scholar-Chessplayer Outstanding Achievement Awards

U.S. Chess Trust Press Release 2008 Scholar-Chessplayer Outstanding Achievement Awards The Scholar-Chessplayer Outstanding Achievement Awards for 2008 were announced last weekend at the 2008 National High School Championship. These scholarships are given to high school juniors and seniors who excel ...

24 Apr

An Exclusive U.S. Chess Trust Interview with Nick de Firmian by Jim Eade

An Exclusive U.S. Chess Trust Interview with Nick de Firmian by Jim Eade CT: How did you learn to play chess?  How old were you, and who were you biggest influences? NdF: I learned to play chess one day when ...

23 Apr

Check and Draw: A Prediction About Who Will Represent the U.S. Olympic Teams

Who Will Represent the U.S. Olympic Teams? The chess Olympiad is the world wide major team tournament in chess. This year’s event will be held in the city of Dresden, Germany, from November 12 – 25, 2008. Germany is organizing the chess Olympiad ...

22 Apr

2008 Samford Fellowship Awarded to IM Irina Krush and IM Vinay Bhat

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allen Kaufman (718) 544-5036 For the first time in its twenty-two year history, two full Samford Fellowships have been awarded in a single year. The applicants this year included an unusually large number of highly qualified ...

22 Apr

World Chess Federation’s Top 100 Players (April 2008)

Magnus Carlsen On The Road to Success The FIDE’s top 100 list provides us with very interesting information! World Champion Viswanathan Anand gained 4 ELO points, placing him on top of the list, plus crossing the 2800 mark , which is a ...

21 Apr

Update: Chess Master Nicholas Nip – 9 Wins and 1 Draw on Live with Regis and Kelly

UPDATE ! (10:05 am) 9 Wins and 1 Draw for San Francisco star Nicholas Nip who played a 10 board simul this morning on ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’. Check back later for more info and clips. Congratulations Nicholas ! ...

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