Category Archives: News

22 Apr
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2008 Samford Fellowship Awarded to IM Irina Krush and IM Vinay Bhat

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allen Kaufman (718) 544-5036 AllenKauf@aol.com For the first time in its twenty-two year history, two full Samford Fellowships have been awarded in a single year. The applicants this year included an unusually large number of highly qualified ...

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22 Apr
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World Chess Federation’s Top 100 Players (April 2008)

Magnus Carlsen On The Road to Success The FIDE’s top 100 list provides us with very interesting information! World Champion Viswanathan Anand gained 4 ELO points, placing him on top of the list, plus crossing the 2800 mark , which is a ...

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21 Apr
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Update: Chess Master Nicholas Nip – 9 Wins and 1 Draw on Live with Regis and Kelly

UPDATE ! (10:05 am) 9 Wins and 1 Draw for San Francisco star Nicholas Nip who played a 10 board simul this morning on ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’. Check back later for more info and clips. Congratulations Nicholas ! ...

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18 Apr
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The U.S. Chess Trust Has Arranged for Nicholas Nip (Youngest U.S. Master) To Be On LIVE with Regis and Kelly

Monday April 21st, 2008 – The U.S. Chess Trust has arranged for Nicholas Nip to be on LIVE with Regis and Kelly. Airdate: 2008-04-21 Show Synopsis Actor Neil Patrick Harris (“How I Met Your Mother”); the latest “American Idol” castoff ...

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17 Apr
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An Exclusive Interview with An American Grandmaster Joel Benjamin by Jim Eade (USCT)

Grandmaster Joel Benjamin is one of three players (Nick de firmian and Larry Christiansen are the other two) to be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year. In his book “American Grandmaster,” Joel notes that only Walter Browne has ...

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11 Apr
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V.Topalov – G.Kamsky Match – FIDE President Authorizes the Extension of Bidding Deadline

New Deadline: GM Kamsky had requested a two month extension of the deadline to allow more time for bid preparation, but it was uncertain whether FIDE would agree. News came in that FIDE President has authorized the extension of the bidding deadline ...

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29 Nov
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Inspirational Chess Quotes for the Day – Here’s to Seeking Realizable Plans & Organizing Creative Works!

Congratulations again to Daniel Naroditsky whose creative talent landed him the Gold! “It is not a move, even the best move that you must seek, but a realizable plan” (Eugene Znosko-Borovsky) “Chess, like any creative activity, can exist only through ...

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24 Nov
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U.S. Women’s Chess Championship: Now and Then

Frank K. Berry 2007 US Women’s Championship: IM Irina Krush became the 2007 US Women’s Champion. In the Spring of 1893, a few women met informally and organized the Women’s Chess Association of America. In January, 1894 they elected their ...

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31 Oct
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Happy Halloween To The Chess Community!

On This Hallowed Night… May your Knights be grandious, your Queens bewitching, your Kings ghostly and your Rooks creepy ! Have a Safe and Spooooky Halloween !

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30 Oct
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Top 20 Girls October 2007

IN THE TOP 5 Humpy Koneru is a chess Grandmaster from India. Her October 2007 FIDE Elo rating is 2606, placing her at #2 in the world for women (behind Judit Polgar), breaking the record of 2577 set by Susan ...

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