Category Archives: News

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 ...

10 Aug

Hall of Fame Committee Report by Harold J. Winston

Hall of Fame Committee Report By Harold J. Winston (IL) The big news this year is the move of the Hall of Fame and Sidney Samole Museum from its long time home in Miami, Florida to St. Louis, Missouri, thanks ...

22 Jul

The Official List of Participants for the 2010 Denker Tournament is in!

The Denker Tournament takes place from July 31, 2010 to August 3, 2010. Check out the details below and stay tuned for more coverage! Confirmed list of participants below: Alabama: Jeffrey Byrd Alaska: Hannah Warren Arizona: Kevin Zhang Arkansas: Alexander ...

19 Jul

"Krush Crowned; Three-Way Tie Atop Junior Leaderboard" By Mike Wilmering (PRESS RELEASE)

This Work, Victory for Irina Krush!!, by jstrand is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Krush crowned; three-way tie atop Junior leaderboard By Mike Wilmering For more information, please contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess ...

05 Jul

"Nana Dzagnidze Wins Jermuk Women Grand Prix"

GM Nana Dzagnidze (Georgia), winner of the fourth leg From The FIDE Women Grand Prix series continued with Jermuk tournament which took place on 23rd June – 5th July 2010 in Jermuk, Armenia. FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov opened the ...

27 May

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 ...

26 May

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 ...

22 Apr

FIDE World Chess Championship Match

From the Official World Chess Championship Website ( 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 ...

20 Apr

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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