Sam Sevian, 2013 US Chess Championship, Photo Courtesy Saint Louis Chess Club

Youth Movement at 2013 U.S. Championships

By FM Mike Klein For a good percentage of the field at the 2013 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship, victory would mean fame, a huge payday, and a soft-drink with dinner. That’s because many competitors of bo...
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Pairings Set for 2013 U.S. Championships

For more information, please contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis mwilmering@saintlouischessclub.org 314.361.2437 Pairings set for 2013 U.S. Championships By F...
Hikaru Nakamura, Day 10, 2013 Tata Steel Chess Tournament, Photo Courtesy Official Website www.tatasteelchess.com

A History of the Samford Fellowship

by John Donaldson Few if any ideas have had as large an impact on American chess as that of the Samford Chess Fellowship. Conceived by the late Frank P. Samford Jr., the vision was to create world class players who would...