23 Mar

Seminars at the SuperNationals

Spectators, parents and friends who aren’t participating will still have plenty to do at SuperNationals V. See the full schedule of seminars and special guest appearances at SuperNationals V (April 5-7, Nashville), including a National Anthem rendition by Rebecca Holden and ...

19 Mar

2013 Samford Fellowship Awarded to GM Sam Shankland

By IM John Donaldson March 19, 2013 The FRANK P. SAMFORD, JR. CHESS FELLOWSHIP, marking its twenty-seventh annual award, has selected Grandmaster Sam Shankland of Orinda, California, as its 2013 Fellow. The Samford is the richest and most important chess ...

09 Mar

Bobby Fischer (March 9, 1943 – January 17, 2008)

Today, Bobby Fischer, an American chess legend, would have turned 70. March 9, 2013 – Robert James “Bobby” Fischer was an American grandmaster and the 11th World Chess Champion. He was one of the greatest chess players of all time. ...

06 Mar

Barber on Chess & Travel: Guatemala

By Dewain Barber March 6, 2013 Dewain Barber, founder of the K-8 Barber Championships, held each year in conjunction with the Denker tournament of High School champions and US Open, writes about finding chess on his recent trip to Guatemala. ...

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