17 Jul

U.S. Cadet Championships: Arthur Shen & Michael Bodek Finish At the Top!

Arthur Shen (NJ) and Michael Bodek (NY) were the top players at the U.S. Cadet Chess Championship in Crossville, TN which took place from July 11-15, 2011. Although they are both recognized as co-champions, Arthur won the tiebreak so he ...

04 Jul

Question of the Month: Where Do You Place Fischer On The List of Greatest Players Ever?

Bobby Fischer is back in the news, partly due to the September opening of the World Chess Hall of Fall in St. Louis, but mostly because of the new documentary “Bobby Fischer Against the World.” This has rekindled some debate ...

02 Jul

39th Annual World Open 2011 – View and Comment on the Games!

June 28-July 4, 2011, Philadelphia, PA About the 39th Annual World Open 2011 The 39th Annual World Open will take place at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel, 17th & Race Streets, Philadelphia, PA. The projected prize fund of the ...

01 Jul

2011 North American Youth Chess Championship

Written by WIM Beatriz Marinello The U.S. Chess Trust Co-Sponsors FIDE International Youth Event Very rarely in the United States do we host World Chess Federation (FIDE) events. With the recording breaking attendance of the 2011 North American Youth Chess ...

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