18 Apr

The U.S. Chess Trust Has Arranged for Nicholas Nip (Youngest U.S. Master) To Be On LIVE with Regis and Kelly

Monday April 21st, 2008 – The U.S. Chess Trust has arranged for Nicholas Nip to be on LIVE with Regis and Kelly. Airdate: 2008-04-21 Show Synopsis Actor Neil Patrick Harris (“How I Met Your Mother”); the latest “American Idol” castoff ...

17 Apr

An Exclusive Interview with An American Grandmaster Joel Benjamin by Jim Eade (USCT)

Grandmaster Joel Benjamin is one of three players (Nick de firmian and Larry Christiansen are the other two) to be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year. In his book “American Grandmaster,” Joel notes that only Walter Browne has ...

16 Apr

Thank You for Helping Us Make A Difference – Make Your Online Contribution Today!

The U.S. Chess Trust helps support many chess programs & events ! Help us continue to offer these programs and resources by making your Online Donation today! Remember, making a donation is fast, easy and secure ! Just click on ...

15 Apr

Don’t Forget – The Fifth Annual All-Girls National Chess Championships Kick Off April 25th !

Kasparov Chess Foundation Presents Fifth Annual All-Girls National Chess Championships (April 25th – 27th) View the All Girls National Feature in Chess Life – Click Here University of Texas at Dallas Established Academic Scholarship Valued at $68,000. US Women’s Champion, IM ...

14 Apr

What Is A School Chess Club?

A GUIDE TO SCHOLASTIC CHESS How to Tell if Your Child is Ready for Tournament Play (For Tips Click Here) This guide was created to help teachers and scholastic chess organizers who wish to begin, improve, or strengthen their school ...

12 Apr

2008 National High School (K-12) Championship

The 2008 National High School (K-12) Championship Is Coming Up! Mark Your Calendars – This Event Takes Place From April 18 – 20, 2008! High School Flier (Click Here) Location: Note: There was no damage to the Hyatt Regency Atlanta ...

11 Apr

V.Topalov – G.Kamsky Match – FIDE President Authorizes the Extension of Bidding Deadline

New Deadline: GM Kamsky had requested a two month extension of the deadline to allow more time for bid preparation, but it was uncertain whether FIDE would agree. News came in that FIDE President has authorized the extension of the bidding deadline ...

10 Apr

Chess Goes to School

How, and Why, the Game Caught on Among Young Americans.By Ann Hulbert In January of 1958, three months after Sputnik triggered an educational panic in America much like today’s angst about the global talent race, a 14-year-old boy from Erasmus ...

08 Apr

Michael Lee Wins 2008 National Junior High (K-9) Championship

Michael Lee Photo from The 2008 National Junior High (K-9) Championship was held in Dallas, Texas from March 4-6.    This event was divided into 6 sections:K-9 ChampionshipK-9 Under 1250K-8 ChampionshipsK-8 Under 1000K-8 Under 750K-9 UnratedPrizes: Individual trophies for at ...

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