24 Jun

An Exclusive Interview with Harold Dondis by Jim Eade

An Exclusive Interview with Harold Dondis by Jim Eade C.T. When and where were you born? H. D. Rockand, Maine Oct.1, 1922.  I was educated in the Rockland Public Schools, Bowdoin, and Harvard Law School. C. T. How did you ...

23 Jun

A Special Thanks to Our May 2008 Donors !

A Special Thanks To Our May 2008 Donors – Your Support Helps Us Make a Difference! Remember, thanks to your donations we can provide Programs/Resources for the chess community! Ben Franklin Donors ($1,000 or more) Leroy Dubeck Mark Fins Corporate ...

22 Jun

2008 U.S. Junior Cadet & Closed Championships

Tyler Hughes Wins 2008 U.S. Junior Closed Championship National Chess Championships Conclude in Lindsborg Anatoly Karpov International School of Chess in Lindsborg, Kansas – Twelve of America’s top young players, under 19, competed for the titles of U.S. Junior Chess ...

21 Jun

10 Year Old Claudia Muñoz Seeking International Chess Title

10-year-old Seeking International Chess Title By Claudia Hill , Del Rio News-Herald , Published June 20, 2008 10-year-old Claudia Muñoz will be representing the United States in the upcoming Pan-American Youth Festival International Championship Chess tournament in Argentina next week. ...

21 Jun

New Haven Chess Festival (Sunday June 22nd 1-5pm)

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” Socrates Achievement First, CT State Chess Association Proudly Present the New Haven Chess Fest ! When? Sunday June 22nd 1-5pm on the New Haven Green as part of ...

20 Jun

WonderBoy Magnus Carlsen’s Climb to the Top

Magnus Carlsen at 17 years of age, is rapidly climbing to the top of the FIDE list. It would not be unrealistic to predict that by age 20, Carlsen may became the youngest World Champion ever.  In the coming years, we ...

19 Jun

Don’t Forget To Sign Up For Our Monthly Newsletter!

Our Monthly Newsletter Will Go Out Again in Approximately One Week ! If you haven’t already done so…Sign Up today.  Just Click the Green Sign Up Button, fill out the form and submit – it’s that simple ! (Click Newsletter Image ...

18 Jun

For Teachers and Coaches: A Beginners Guide to Coaching Scholastic Chess

A Beginners Guide to Coaching Scholastic Chess by Ralph Bowman Foreword I started playing tournament Chess in 1962.  I became an educator and began coaching Scholastic Chess in 1970.  I became a tournament director and organizer in 1982. In 1987 ...

17 Jun

Your Support Makes a Difference! Make Your Online Donation 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 ...

16 Jun

Reminder: The XIX Pan American Youth Festival is Coming Up ! (June 29 – July 6, 2008)

XIX Pan American Youth Festival 2008 Villa Carlos Paz, Provincia de Córdoba – Argentina June 29 – July 6, 2008 The Confederation of Chess for America (CCA), the Federación Argentina de Ajedrez and the Asociación de Ajedrez de la Provincia ...

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