Author Archives: Chess Press

10 Sep

U.S. Chess Trust CEO, Harold Winston as a Public Defender in Chicago

Alton Logan was innocent of murder, U.S. Chess Trust CEO, Harold Winston who is also a Chicago Public Defender, sought justice. Harold Winston was made President of the U.S. Chess Trust, a national chess charity, in 1999, and has served ...

17 Aug

Deadline for the Schein – Friedman Scholastic Project is Approaching (Sept. 30, 2010)

Schein – Friedman Scholastic Project By FM Aviv Friedman and Mark Schein Mark Schein and Aviv Friedman, in cooperation with the US Chess Trust, are happy to announce their third annual scholastic recognition project. The project is designed to help ...

10 Aug

Hall of Fame Committee Report by Harold J. Winston

Hall of Fame Committee Report By Harold J. Winston (IL) The big news this year is the move of the Hall of Fame and Sidney Samole Museum from its long time home in Miami, Florida to St. Louis, Missouri, thanks ...

22 Jul

The Official List of Participants for the 2010 Denker Tournament is in!

The Denker Tournament takes place from July 31, 2010 to August 3, 2010. Check out the details below and stay tuned for more coverage! Confirmed list of participants below: Alabama: Jeffrey Byrd Alaska: Hannah Warren Arizona: Kevin Zhang Arkansas: Alexander ...

19 Jul

"Krush Crowned; Three-Way Tie Atop Junior Leaderboard" By Mike Wilmering (PRESS RELEASE)

This Work, Victory for Irina Krush!!, by jstrand is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Krush crowned; three-way tie atop Junior leaderboard By Mike Wilmering For more information, please contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess ...

05 Jul

"Nana Dzagnidze Wins Jermuk Women Grand Prix"

GM Nana Dzagnidze (Georgia), winner of the fourth leg From The FIDE Women Grand Prix series continued with Jermuk tournament which took place on 23rd June – 5th July 2010 in Jermuk, Armenia. FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov opened the ...

29 Jun

World Open 2010

June 29-July 5, 2010, Valley Forge, PA The World Open 2010 will take place from June 29 to July 5, 2010 at the Valley Forge Convention Plaza. Each tournament will be over 9 rounds with norms available in the Open ...

26 Jun

The 2010 US Junior Open is Coming Up! (July 23-25, 2010)

The 2010 US Junior Open will take place in Houston, Texas from July 23-25, 2010. By Franc Guadalupe June 25, 2010 In less than one month, the U.S. Junior Open returns to Texas and this time the event will be ...

21 Jun

U.S. Cadet Championship (July 12-16, 2010)

This event will take place at the Cumberland County Bank in Crossville, Tennessee! “The Cadets Are Ready To Begin Fighting Chess!” Official Press Release (USCF) By Alan Kantor June 21, 2010 (Crossville, TN) NM David Adelberg Claims The Cadets Are ...

27 May

GM Arnold Denker: The Legacy

The Denker Tournament of High School Champions turned twenty-five years old this last August. I paused to reflect on how this event has evolved because at the start there wasn’t even a site picked. GM Denker simply said to me ...

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