30 Apr

A History of the Samford Fellowship

by John Donaldson Few if any ideas have had as large an impact on American chess as that of the Samford Chess Fellowship. Conceived by the late Frank P. Samford Jr., the vision was to create world class players who ...

16 Apr

2013 Inductions Announced for World Chess Hall of Fame

By Mike Wilmering April 16, 2013 Media Contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis 314.361.CHESS (2437) For Immediate Release April 16, 2013 (St. Louis, MO) – An induction ceremony on May 2, 2013, ...

15 Apr

2013 Scholar Chess Player Award Winners Announced

April 15, 2013 Official Press Release The U.S. Chess Trust Contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The winners of the 2013 Scholar Chess Player Awards were announced at the Supernationals (Nashville, TN) by Harold Winston, US Chess Trust Chairman, and Sunil Weeramantry, ...

09 Apr

Webster University Wins the Final Four of Chess. The U.S. Chess Trust is a Proud Sponsor.

The U.S. Chess Trust is a proud sponsor of this event! When I represented the University of Massachusetts in the 1975 Pan-Am Intercollegiate Championships, the idea of attending college on a chess scholarship seemed like a pipe dream. Now, rival ...

06 Apr

Final Team Rosters for 2013 College Final 4 of Chess

April 6-7, 2013 The U.S. Chess Trust sponsors the College Final Four of Chess. Teams:  Here are the Final Team Rosters for the 2013 College Final 4 of Chess. This sequence of players is now fixed for the remainder of ...

03 Apr

World School Chess Championships 2013

Wednesday, 03 April 2013 21:51 The FIDE Chess Academy of Thessaloniki, World Chess Federation (FIDE), International School Chess Union (ISCU) and the Greek Chess Federation have the honour of inviting all National chess federations and eligible players to take part ...

02 Apr

Carlsen wins FIDE World Chess Candidates’ Tournament Magnus Carlsen won the FIDE Candidates’ Tournament in London on Monday after a bizarre finish of what has become a historic event for chess. Both the Norwegian and the other leader, Vladimir Kramnik of Russia, unexpectedly lost their game ...

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