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2011 U.S. Chess Champs Semifinals Rd 2 Playoffs, Krush
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 ...

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usccprelimsShanklandAshley
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 ...

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usccrd7stripunskynaroditsky
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 ...

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U.S. Chess Champs Rd 6, Robson vs Shulman
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 ...

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U.S. Chess Champs Rd 5, Robson vs Naroditsky
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 ...

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2011 U.S. Chess Championship, Round 4 Alexander Shabalov
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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2011 U.S. Chess Championship (Banner)
18 Apr
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2011 U.S. Chess Championships: “Field Thins Out in Round Three”

For more information, please contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis mwilmering@saintlouischessclub.org 314.361.2437 PRESS RELEASE Field thins out in Round Three By FM Mike Klein With players beginning to eye a spot in the ...

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2011 Samford Fellow, Alex Lenderman - Photo by Dora Leticia
15 Apr
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2011 Samford Fellowship Won by Alex Lenderman!

Congratulations Alex! Contact: Allen Kaufman (718) 544-5036 AllenKauf@aol.com The FRANK P. SAMFORD, JR. CHESS FELLOWSHIP, marking its twenty-sixth annual award, has selected Grandmaster Aleksandr Lenderman of Brooklyn, New York, as its 2011 fellow. The Samford is the richest and most ...

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2011 April Texas Tech U Final Four Winners
06 Apr
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Success for Texas Tech University At The Final Four!

2011 College Chess Final Four The U.S. Chess Trust is one of the proud sponsors of this important University event. Thanks to your contributions, we can continue to sponsor events such as these and others. This event took place in ...

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Daniel Naroditsky
03 Feb
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Announcing the 2011 USCF All-America Team

Sponsored by Trophies Plus The USCF All-America Team is a prestigious award that started in 1988 and is given to the top players in the United States. This is a great achievement for these talented young chess players, one that ...

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