Author Archives: Chess Press

Should You Start a Scholastic Chess Club?
23 Apr

Should You Start a Scholastic Chess Club?

The benefits of chess are evident and have led to an increasing amount of interest in scholastic chess across the country. Are you wondering if you should start a Scholastic Chess Club in your school?  We can help you establish or ...

Bobby Fischer Photo by Richard Meek (Sports Illustrated)
22 Jan

“World Chess Hall of Fame and Museum Celebrates Chess at Sundance, Supports Debut of Bobby Fischer Against the World”

The U.S. Chess Trust’s Support for the World Chess Hall of Fame and Museum The U.S. Chess Trust’s support for the World Chess Hall of Fame dates all the way back to its establishment in New Windsor, NY, when current ...

Jake Miller - 2010 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipient
21 Jan

2011 Scholar-Chessplayer Awards – Deadline March 1st, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2011 SCHOLAR CHESSPLAYER AWARD QUALIFICATIONS If you are a high school junior or senior looking for scholarship money, read on! If you are also a current USCF member and have shown outstanding merit in academics, sportsmanship, and ...

Irina Krush 2010 U.S Women Champion
02 Jan

Dates Set for 2011 U.S. Championships

For more information, please contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis 314.361.2437 PRESS RELEASE: Dates set for 2011 U.S. Championships SAINT LOUIS, November 30, 2010 – The 2011 U.S. Championship and 2011 U.S. ...

U.S. Chess Trust 2011
01 Jan

Happy New Year!

The U.S. Chess Trust would like to wish you a Happy New Year! Thank you for your support and interest in American chess!

Hou Yifan is the new Women's World Chess Champion (2010)
24 Dec

Hou Yifan Is The New Women's World Chess Champion!!!

A New World Record – The Youngest Woman World Chess Champion At Age 16! In winning the Women’s World Chess Championship, the 16-year old Chinese prodigy became the youngest Woman World Chess Champion in the history of chess. She defeated ...

Samuel Sevian
24 Dec

9-Year-Old Samuel Sevian Breaks the Record And Becomes The Youngest United States Chess Master!

On the Right Track Among the top-scorers for the 2010 World Youth Chess Championship was Samuel Sevian (Open U-10) from the United States who incidentally is also one of the winners of the 3rd Annual Schein-Friedman Awards. 9-year-old Samuel Sevian ...

Washington DC by DoraLeticia
24 Dec

37th Annual Eastern Open: Kicking Off Another Chess Celebration! (Dec. 27-30, 2010)

All Photos by © Dora Leticia If this event turns out like it did last year or better, chessplayers can count on a fantastic end of year event! As this event kicks off  as well as many others being held ...

Happy Holidays!
24 Dec

Wishing You the Very Best this Holiday Season!

The U.S. Chess Trust would like to send warm wishes to all this holiday season! Thank you for your continued support and interest in American chess!

23 Dec

ChEssays: My Life As the Chess Queen by Raven Niles

My Life As the Chess Queen by Raven Niles (Age 18, Ryan Academy High School, Norfolk, Virginia) Life is a constant battle. People come and people go. Things are give and are torn away from us. We have to work ...

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