31 May

Elizabeth Vicary Interview by Beatriz Marinello

Brooklyn Castle – The Film Brooklyn Castle – The Film is a documentary that follows five chess team members from I.S. 318 for one year, and documents their challenges and triumphs both on and off the chessboard. I.S. 318 has ...

30 May

World Champion Viswanathan Anand Retains the Title

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 18:32 The tie-break of the match for FIDE World Champion was played on 30 May at the State Tretyakov Gallery’s Engineering Building 12 games with classical time control ended in a draw 6:6, so the ...

21 May

Krush Beats Zatonskih to Win U.S. Women’s Championship

PRESS RELEASE By FM Mike Klein IM Irina Krush won both games of yesterday’s rapid playoff match to become the 2012 U.S. Women’s Champion. Playing black, Krush beat defending champion IM Anna Zatonskih in the first encounter, then survived several ...

19 May

Nakamura Clinches Third U.S. Championship Title

PRESS RELEASE By FM Mike Klein After 11 exhausting days of play at the 2012 U.S. Championships, one champion has been decided, while one will require another day. GM Hikaru Nakamura took 30 moves to beat GM Yasser Seirawan today ...

10 May

2012 National Elementary (K-6) Championship

Young chess players from all over the country to participate in the 2012 National Elementary (K-6) Championship. Good luck to all of the players! May 11 – 13, 2012  (May 10 – Bughouse & Blitz) – Nashville, TN $20,000 in Scholarships ...

08 May

2012 U.S. Championships Begin in Saint Louis

By Mike Klein SAINT LOUIS, May 8, 2012 — The 2012 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship began in the most serene setting, belying the pressure that will mount over the next two weeks. The opening ceremony and drawing ...

08 May

United Nations for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (U.N. Women) Meets with World Chess Federation (FIDE) to Discuss Partnership

Press Release May 7, 2012 – The U.N. Women Executive Director, Dr. Michelle Bachelet and FIDE Vice President, Beatriz Marinello met to discuss a partnership between both organizations. Meaningful dialect with global organizations such as U.N. Women serve as ...

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