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29 Apr
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2011 National High School (K-12) Championship

More Than 1,300 Students Compete at the National High School Championship 29 April – 1 May, 2011 · Nashville, TN  (28 April – Bughouse & Blitz) Location Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center 2800 Opryland Drive Nashville, TN 37214 “More ...

29 Apr
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NASA Astronauts Challenge Earthlings to Chess Rematch

Photo credit: NASA/KSC PRESS RELEASE April 29, 2011 HOUSTON — NASA astronauts Greg Chamitoff and Greg H. Johnson, who will launch into space Friday, April 29, are challenging the people of Earth to a chess rematch. NASA and the U.S. ...

28 Apr
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Anna Zatonskih Wins Fourth U.S. Women’s Championship Title!

Congratulations Anna Zatonskih! By FM Mike Klein After two weeks on almost non-stop playing, IM Anna Zatonskih needed a few more hours to win the 2011 U.S. Women’s Championship. She won her first rapid game as Black on Thursday against ...

28 Apr
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Kamsky Wins U.S. Championship! Tiebreaks Tomorrow for U.S. Women’s Championship

(Video Clip) Live interview with 2011 Champion Gata Kamsky. Kamsky Repeats, Women Head to Tiebreak By FM Mike Klein After an opening miscue led to a struggle for equality, GM Yury Shulman conceded a draw to GM Gata Kamsky and ...

27 Apr
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Kamsky Edges Shulman; Zatonskih, Abrahamyan Draw

By FM Mike Klein At the 2011 U.S. Championship, the defending champion took a large step Tuesday toward repeating his title. GM Gata Kamsky unearthed a win from seemingly infertile ground against GM Yury Shulman in the first game of ...

26 Apr
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U.S. Championship, U.S. Women’s Championship Finals Begin Tomorrow

(Video Clip) Second finalist, Yury Shulman, on beating Hess and his new baby born. By FM Mike Klein After much talk of the youth movement at the 2011 U.S. Championship, the veterans will have the final say. GM Yury Shulman ...

24 Apr
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Kamsky Advances, Others Need Tiebreak

By FM Mike Klein In round two of the 2011 U.S. Championship semifinals, defending champion GM Gata Kamsky pressed his initiative and broke through against GM-elect Sam Shankland to become the first player to advance to the finals. GMs Robert ...

23 Apr
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Zatonskih, Shankland Survive Playoffs to Advance

By FM Mike Klein For four players at the U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship, the rest day was anything but a leisurely day off. Tied after round-robin play, GM Alex Onischuk and GM-elect Sam Shankland faced off for a ...

22 Apr
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Semifinals Still Murky, Tiebreaks Await

2011 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship – Round 7 Semifinals Still Murky, Tiebreaks Await By FM Mike Klein The final round of preliminary group play of the 2011 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship concluded Thursday with ...

21 Apr
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Hess and Krush Ride Winning Streak to Qualification

2011 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship – Round 6 Hess and Krush Ride Winning Streak to Qualification By FM Mike Klein GM Robert Hess and IM Irina Krush kept up their winning streaks in round six of ...

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