Carlsen and Anand Press Conference FIDE WCM; Photo Courtesy of FIDE.

FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2014

FIDE is happy to announce that both the World Champion Magnus Carlsen and the Challenger Vishy Anand have signed the World Championship Match contract and preparations are proceeding as planned. The World Championship Ma...
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2014 SINQUEFIELD CUP

“Reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen returns to Saint Louis to defend his crown at the second annual Sinquefield Cup, scheduled to be held August 27 through September 7. Last year’s event was the strongest...
Neil Falconer

Neil Falconer 1923-2014

We are saddened to note the passing of Neil Falconer a long time supporter of the U.S. Chess Trust. The Mechanics’ Institute of San Francisco has suffered a terrible loss with the death of Neil Falconer who passed ...