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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

24 Apr
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Kamsky Advances, Others Need Tiebreak

By FM Mike Klein In round two of the 2011 U.S. Championship semifinals, defending champion GM Gata Kamsky pressed his initiative and broke through against GM-elect Sam Shankland to become the first player to advance to the finals. GMs Robert ...

23 Apr
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Zatonskih, Shankland Survive Playoffs to Advance

By FM Mike Klein For four players at the U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship, the rest day was anything but a leisurely day off. Tied after round-robin play, GM Alex Onischuk and GM-elect Sam Shankland faced off for a ...

22 Apr
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Semifinals Still Murky, Tiebreaks Await

2011 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship – Round 7 Semifinals Still Murky, Tiebreaks Await By FM Mike Klein The final round of preliminary group play of the 2011 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship concluded Thursday with ...

21 Apr
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Hess and Krush Ride Winning Streak to Qualification

2011 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship – Round 6 Hess and Krush Ride Winning Streak to Qualification By FM Mike Klein GM Robert Hess and IM Irina Krush kept up their winning streaks in round six of ...

20 Apr
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Desperate Push for Qualification Continues

2011 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship – Round 5 Desperate Push for Qualification Continues By FM Mike Klein Round five of the U.S. Championship produced the most fighting chess so far at the 2011 U.S. Championship and ...

19 Apr
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2011 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship: Round 4

Round 4, Video Commentary (Part 1) and Press Release Youth Movement Continues at U.S. Championships By FM Mike Klein PRESS RELEASE Past the halfway point at the 2011 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship, the students are schooling the veterans. ...

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