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Arthur Shen by Dora Leticia ©
17 Jul
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U.S. Cadet Championships: Arthur Shen & Michael Bodek Finish At the Top!

Arthur Shen (NJ) and Michael Bodek (NY) were the top players at the U.S. Cadet Chess Championship in Crossville, TN which took place from July 11-15, 2011. Although they are both recognized as co-champions, Arthur won the tiebreak so he ...

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Young Wins U.S. Junior Championship
26 Jun
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“Young Clinches U.S. Junior Championship”

“Young takes the first-place prize of $3,000 and receives an invitation to the 2012 U.S. Chess Championship to take place at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis on a date yet to be set.” By Ken West ...

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IM John Donaldson
23 Jun
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John Donaldson is the New Secretary of the Samford Fellowship Committee

By Allen Kaufman June 23, 2011 Contact: Allen Kaufman (718) 544-5036 AllenKauf@aol.com On July 1, 2011 International Master John Donaldson will become the new secretary of the Samford Fellowship Committee, replacing Allen Kaufman who has held the position since 1987. ...

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Vladimir Kramnik
09 May
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FIDE Candidates Matches: Both Russians Are in Semi-Final

Monday, 09 May 2011 – FIDE.com Kramnik and Grischuk eliminated their opponents and will play for the ticket to the final on Thursday. In the tie-break matches of the Candidates Matches-2011 Round 1 Russian GM Vladimir Kramnik and Alexander Grischuk ...

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2011 U.S. Chess Champs Semifinals, Kamsky
08 May
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FIDE Candidates Matches: Gelfand and Kamsky Are in Semi-Final

Sunday, 08 May 2011 Other two semi finalist will be known after tie break. After regular four games in FIDE Candidates Matches for the world championship Boris Gelfand and Gata Kamsky have qualified for the semi-final, while their opponents GM ...

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Nakamura Tata Steel Chess
05 May
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Nakamura, Korchnoi Headline Match Play in St. Louis

Nakamura vs. Ponomariov ST. LOUIS, May 2 — The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis will host an international chess match featuring the top players in the world. Be there to witness a living legend and one in ...

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Andrew Ng
01 May
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2011 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipients Announced

May 1, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 2011 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipients are: Chaz Daly, FL Andrew Ng, NJ Eigen Wang, NY Kevin Zhang, AZ Andrew Shvartsman, NJ Congratulations to the winners for their outstanding achievement! These annual scholarships awarded by ...

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IM Anna Zatonskih
28 Apr
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Anna Zatonskih Wins Fourth U.S. Women’s Championship Title!

Congratulations Anna Zatonskih! By FM Mike Klein After two weeks on almost non-stop playing, IM Anna Zatonskih needed a few more hours to win the 2011 U.S. Women’s Championship. She won her first rapid game as Black on Thursday against ...

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GataKamskyInterview
28 Apr
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Kamsky Wins U.S. Championship! Tiebreaks Tomorrow for U.S. Women’s Championship

(Video Clip) Live interview with 2011 Champion Gata Kamsky. Kamsky Repeats, Women Head to Tiebreak By FM Mike Klein After an opening miscue led to a struggle for equality, GM Yury Shulman conceded a draw to GM Gata Kamsky and ...

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2011 U.S. Chess Champs Finals, Kamsky vs Shulman
27 Apr
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Kamsky Edges Shulman; Zatonskih, Abrahamyan Draw

By FM Mike Klein At the 2011 U.S. Championship, the defending champion took a large step Tuesday toward repeating his title. GM Gata Kamsky unearthed a win from seemingly infertile ground against GM Yury Shulman in the first game of ...

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