U.S. Chess Champs Rd 5, Robson vs Naroditsky
20 Apr

Desperate Push for Qualification Continues

2011 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship – Round 5 Desperate Push for Qualification Continues By FM Mike Klein Round five of the U.S. Championship produced the most fighting chess so far at the 2011 U.S. Championship and ...

Question of the Month April 2011, Chess Graphic
19 Apr

Question of the Month: Which Sacrificial Theme Has Appeared in the Most Chess Games?

by Jim Eade, President of the U.S. Chess Trust The following position occurred after the 14th move of the game Lasker-Bauer, Amsterdam, 1899. Bauer almost certainly expected 15. Qxh5, when 15…f5 makes Black’s position quite solid. We encourage you to ...

2011 U.S. Chess Championship, Round 4 Alexander Shabalov
19 Apr

2011 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship: Round 4

Round 4, Video Commentary (Part 1) and Press Release Youth Movement Continues at U.S. Championships By FM Mike Klein PRESS RELEASE Past the halfway point at the 2011 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship, the students are schooling the veterans. ...

2011 U.S. Chess Championship (Banner)
18 Apr

2011 U.S. Chess Championships: “Field Thins Out in Round Three”

For more information, please contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis 314.361.2437 PRESS RELEASE Field thins out in Round Three By FM Mike Klein With players beginning to eye a spot in the ...

2011 Samford Fellow, Alex Lenderman - Photo by Dora Leticia
15 Apr

2011 Samford Fellowship Won by Alex Lenderman!

Congratulations Alex! Contact: Allen Kaufman (718) 544-5036 The FRANK P. SAMFORD, JR. CHESS FELLOWSHIP, marking its twenty-sixth annual award, has selected Grandmaster Aleksandr Lenderman of Brooklyn, New York, as its 2011 fellow. The Samford is the richest and most ...

2011 April Texas Tech U Final Four Winners
06 Apr

Success for Texas Tech University At The Final Four!

2011 College Chess Final Four The U.S. Chess Trust is one of the proud sponsors of this important University event. Thanks to your contributions, we can continue to sponsor events such as these and others. This event took place in ...

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