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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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