Author Archives: Chess Press

12 Jan

Broadway 'Chess' Checked

By Roger Catlin on January 10, 2009 9:40 AM From the Hartford Courant at Lyricist Tim Rice is excited that his recently staged concert performance of “Chess” in London is getting a showcase on PBS this year. That’s partly ...

11 Jan

In Memory of Mark C Diesen (1957-2008)

Farewell to a chess friend… Mark C Diesen was born September 16, 1957 in Buffalo, New York.  He was an American chessplayer who died on Dec. 9, 2008 in Conroe, Texas. He leaves three daughters, Amy Diesen, 19. Sarah Diesen, ...

30 Dec

UT at Dallas and UMBC – 1st Place…It's a Tie!

GM Leonid Kritz (UMBC) won on first board against IM Jacek Stopa (UTD B) – Replay the Game. Click here for Scoresheet UT at Dallas (Team B) and UMBC tied for First Place in the 2008 Pan American Intercollegiate Championships ...

30 Dec

2008 Pan American Championships – Live Games Blog

Round 5: GM Kritz, Leonid vs. GM Ramirez, Alejandro We have selected this game to cover on our blog which is open for comments. This game was Live…you can still replay, and view the scoresheet. Featured Game:  GM Kritz, Leonid ...

27 Dec

Pan American Championships (Dec. 27-30, 2008)

The Pan American Championships Start Today! Check out the details below! Chess Team Gearing Up for Key College Tournament UT Dallas Looking for Third Straight Win When Pan Am Matches Come to Dallas Dec. 19, 2008 UT Dallas is expecting ...

25 Dec

Happy Holidays from the U.S. Chess Trust!

Wishing You the Very Best – Happy Holidays and Warm Wishes to All This Holiday Season!

24 Dec

"The Wonder Match" NY Times Article

By MICHAEL PATERNITI Published: December 23, 2008 “Before he was secretly buried on a dark winter morning in a lonely Icelandic churchyard at the age of 64 (there were only four people in attendance at the hastily arranged funeral) . ...

21 Dec

Question of the Month by Jim Eade

Do You Consider the Game of Chess To Be More of A Science or An Art? Audience participation is encouraged and responses will be posted on our website and in our next newsletter! 2 Ways to Post Your Comments: Post ...

18 Dec

2009 All-Girls National Chess Championships

Kasparov Chess Foundation Presents 2009 All-Girls National Chess Championships By Richard Krueger December 16, 2008 University of Texas at Dallas Established Academic Distinction Scholarship Valued at $80,000. US Women’s Champion, WGM Anna Zatonskih, to Make Special Appearance. Dallas, TX, Dec. ...

16 Dec

ChEssays: From Pawn to Power by Matthew Anderson

From Pawn to Power by Matthew Anderson (Age 18, Ryan Academy High School, Norfolk, Virginia) I am a pawn in the board of life. My power is limited. A lot of times people see me as the weakest piece, but ...

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