Category Archives: News

24 Dec

9-Year-Old Samuel Sevian Breaks the Record And Becomes The Youngest United States Chess Master!

On the Right Track Among the top-scorers for the 2010 World Youth Chess Championship was Samuel Sevian (Open U-10) from the United States who incidentally is also one of the winners of the 3rd Annual Schein-Friedman Awards. 9-year-old Samuel Sevian ...

24 Dec

37th Annual Eastern Open: Kicking Off Another Chess Celebration! (Dec. 27-30, 2010)

All Photos by © Dora Leticia If this event turns out like it did last year or better, chessplayers can count on a fantastic end of year event! As this event kicks off  as well as many others being held ...

24 Dec

Wishing You the Very Best this Holiday Season!

The U.S. Chess Trust would like to send warm wishes to all this holiday season! Thank you for your continued support and interest in American chess!

23 Dec

Chess Programs

The U.S. Chess Trust helps support the following Chess Programs & Events: (Click on available links for additional Program/Resources details) Chess for Youth Sets for Vets Denker Tournament for High School Champions World Youth Championship Collegiate Final Four Scholar Chess ...

12 Oct

3rd Annual Schein-Friedman Awards Announced

By Mark Schein and Aviv Friedman October 12, 2010 The Schein – Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project is glad to announce its third year scholarship recipients. This year’s selection was especially tough, with many qualified applicants, who are amongst the best ...

11 Oct

Beatriz Marinello Elected Vice-President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE)

Congratulations to new FIDE Vice President, Beatriz Marinello! Kirsan Ilyumzhinov won re-election as FIDE’s President, and Trustee Beatriz Marinello was elected as FIDE Vice-President. Beatriz continues to blaze trails in chess politics, and is now the highest ranking woman to ...

04 Oct

"Ukraine and Russia 1 Win Gold at the World Chess Olympiad 2010"

2010 World Chess Olympiad:  Final Report The national men’s team of Ukraine clinched the gold medal at the 39th World Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk after the exciting final round in which top two pairings both played 2-2. Ukraine split ...

20 Sep

The 39th World Chess Olympiad: What A Wonderful Way to Celebrate Chess!

The Official Opening of the Olympiad took place on Monday, September 20th, 2010, in Khanty-Mansiysk. This event will take place from September 19 through October 4, 2010. From “The World Chess Olympiad 2010, the largest national teams event in ...

14 Sep

National Youth Action and K-12s Set for 2010

National Youth Action Championships November 5-7, Long Branch, NJ Ocean Place Resort and Spa The National Youth Action is a nine-round swiss with a G/30 time control, split up into four sections, K-12, K-9, K-6 and K-3. The main event ...

17 Aug

Deadline for the Schein – Friedman Scholastic Project is Approaching (Sept. 30, 2010)

Schein – Friedman Scholastic Project By FM Aviv Friedman and Mark Schein Mark Schein and Aviv Friedman, in cooperation with the US Chess Trust, are happy to announce their third annual scholastic recognition project. The project is designed to help ...

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