Category Archives: Community

01 Oct

2014 Annual Letter

47 YEARS “SAYING YES TO CHESS” October 2014 Dear Chess Supporter: Change is a part of all successful organizations. The U.S. Chess Trust has benefited for many years from the services of Barbara DeMaro, most recently as our Managing Director. She ...

07 May

U.S. Chess Trust Managing Director Position

Barbara DeMaro is retiring from her long time position of Managing Director (MD) of the charitable US Chess Trust. We are now looking to contract out the position. The primary focus of the Trust is to provide assistance to low ...

19 Oct

Fred (Chris) Reams

We lost one of our beloved chess members, Fred (Chris) Reams. Our deepest sympathy to Vesna and her family.” The U.S. Chess Trust

30 Aug

Mitchell Denker (1946-2013)

Mitchell Denker, 66, passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2013, in Leland, NC. All the trustees of the U.S. Chess Trust appreciated having Mitchell as a trustee. He took a great interest in the Arnold Denker Tournament of High School ...

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, ...

31 Jan

The U.S. Chess Trust helps young chessplayers.

Published in Jan. 2013 “It was also a success for the US Chess Trust, which provided sets where they would not otherwise be.” Kingston, NY – “A chess team from Putnam Valley built on last year’s success at the 19th ...

01 Jan

U.S. Chess Trust Annual Letter

Did you miss our Annual Letter? Check it out! 45 YEARS “SAYING YES TO CHESS” October 2012 Dear Chess Supporter, Your donations are vital to help the U.S. Chess Trust aid American chess. The U.S. Chess Trust Co-Sponsored (with UTD) ...

10 Dec

5th Schein-Friedman Scholarship Announced

By Aviv Friedman December 10, 2012 Mark Schein and Aviv Friedman, with the help of the American Chess Academy, are happy to announce their fifth annual scholastic recognition project. We warmly thank our first 4-year collaborator – the US Chess ...

19 Oct

Brooklyn Castle. In Theaters Now.

The Brooklyn Castle film is in theaters now! Spread the word! IF YOU CARE about Brooklyn Castle and want to see it succeed, SPREAD THE WORD and TAKE ACTION to support this important film!  Here’s what you can do: 1. WATCH ...

31 Oct

In Chess, Does Practice Make Perfect?

Deliberate Practice: Necessary But Not Sufficient PRESS RELEASE October 21, 2011 For Immediate Release Contact: Divya Menon Association for Psychological Science 202.293.9300 Source Link: Psychological scientist Guillermo Campitelli is a good chess player, but not a great one. ...

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