Category Archives: News

27 May
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GM Arnold Denker: The Legacy

The Denker Tournament of High School Champions turned twenty-five years old this last August. I paused to reflect on how this event has evolved because at the start there wasn’t even a site picked. GM Denker simply said to me ...

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26 May
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Congratulations to GM Gata Kamsky, the new US Chess Champion!

The U.S. Chess Championship was held at the held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, May 13-25. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD complete 2010 US CHAMPIONSHIP MEDIA KIT (PDF) (Exerpts below) REPLAY ROUND 11, GM SHULMAN, YURI ...

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22 Apr
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FIDE World Chess Championship Match

From the Official World Chess Championship Website (www.anand-topalov.com) The FIDE World Chess Championship match between the reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand of India and his challenger Former World Champion Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria was set to start on the 21st ...

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20 Apr
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2010 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipients Announced

April 20, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 2010 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipients are: Rohan Agarwal, CA Richard Herbst, CO Abby Marshall, VA Jake Miller, NY Victor Shen, NJ Congratulations to the winners for their outstanding achievement! These annual scholarships awarded by ...

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20 Apr
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Field Finalized for 2010 U.S. Chess Championship

SAINT LOUIS, April 20, 2010–The final four spots have been filled for the 2010 U.S. Championship, which is set for May 13-25 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL). The 24-player field was finalized today with ...

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06 Apr
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World Junior and Girls U-20 Championships Invitation

World Junior and Girls U-20 Championships Invitation (Chotowa, Czarna, Poland) – A FIDE (World Chess Federation) Event Organizing Committee acting on behalf of the Polish Chess Federation has a great pleasure and a honor in inviting young players of 168 ...

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31 Jan
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Bobby Fischer Documentary Film Editor, Karen Schmeer Killed in Police Chase (NYC)

New York City, Jan. 29th, 2010 Along with the excitement of the New York City Chess Championship comes the nerves and the last minute private chess classes in preparation for the big tournament.  On Friday night, such was the case ...

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25 Dec
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Happy Holidays from the U.S. Chess Trust!

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 the U.S. Chess Trust!

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01 Nov
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World Chess Hall of Fame & Sidney Samole Museum to Relocate in 2010

This Just In… According to U.S. Chess Trust Chairman, Mr. Harold Winston, “The World Chess Hall of Fame and Sidney Samole Museum is temporarily closed pending relocation. Negotiations are in process to bring the World Chess Hall of Fame to ...

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25 Oct
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Ray Robson: Newest American Grandmaster!

Photo by Beatriz Marinello Ray Robson is the newest American Grandmaster elect!  Robson earned his 3rd GM norm at the age of  14 years 11 months and 16 days old. He recently won the Panamerican Junior Championship securing the norm, ...

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