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2014 Final Four College Chess, Ray Robson; Photo Copyright Dora Leticia
26 Mar

The US Chess Trust Receives Generous Donations from Two Sigma and Booz Allen Hamilton

The US Chess Trust would like to to express appreciation for the generous donations received from Two Sigma and Booz Allen Hamilton in support of the Final Four of College Chess. The 2015 College Chess Final Four will take place Mar. ...

Photo Credit / Michael Sears
20 Mar

US Chess Trust Inspires Milwaukee County Supervisor Martin Weddle to Establish Summer Youth Chess Classes at County Parks

Supervisor Wants County Parks to Offer Youth Chess Classes By Don Behm of the Journal Sentinel From the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel Milwaukee County Supervisor Martin Weddle, a former state chess champion, succeeded this week in his opening move to ...

19 Mar

2015 Samford Fellowship Awarded to Grandmasters Samuel Sevian and Kayden Troff

Carlsen vs Anand, World Chess Championship Match 2014 Sochi
23 Nov

Magnus Carlsen wins the World Championship Match Magnus Carlsen won the 11th Game of the Match and secured the title with one game to spare. The final score is 6.5-4.5 in Carlsen’s favor. The eleventh game of the World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen (Norway) ...

Jacqueline Piatigorsky
01 Oct

2014 Annual Letter

47 YEARS “SAYING YES TO CHESS” October 2014 Dear Chess Supporter: Change is a part of all successful organizations. The U.S. Chess Trust has benefited for many years from the services of Barbara DeMaro, most recently as our Managing Director. She ...

Carlsen and Anand Press Conference FIDE WCM; Photo Courtesy of FIDE.
07 Sep

FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2014

FIDE is happy to announce that both the World Champion Magnus Carlsen and the Challenger Vishy Anand have signed the World Championship Match contract and preparations are proceeding as planned. The World Championship Match will take place in Sochi, Russia ...

Fabiano Caruana; Sinquefield Cup Round 7; Photo Courtesy Saint Louis Chess Club Copyright
04 Sep

Caruana Puts a Spell on Vachier-Lagrave to Reach 7-0

Live Coverage Link >> GM Fabiano Caruana has been perfect in Saint Louis and is now on the brink of clinching the $100,000 top prize of the 2014 Sinquefield Cup. by GM Ian Rogers “Fabulous Fabiano Caruana beat a seemingly ...

Sinq Cup logo with space
27 Aug


“Reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen returns to Saint Louis to defend his crown at the second annual Sinquefield Cup, scheduled to be held August 27 through September 7. Last year’s event was the strongest chess tournament ever held on U.S. ...

2011 NAYCC Christopher Gu by Dora Leticia Copyright Protected
30 Jul

Christopher Gu Wins the 2014 Denker Tournament of High School Champions!

The U.S. Chess Trust is a proud sponsor of the Denker Tournament of High School Champions. Congratulations Christopher Gu! UTD GOES TO RHODE ISLAND Christopher Gu (RI) with clear first of 5.5/6 in the 30th Annual GM Arnold Denker Tournament ...

30 Jul

Advait Patel Wins the 2014 Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions!

Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions Results ADVAIT PATEL TOPS A FIELD THAT INCLUDED EIGHT OTHER MASTERS Advait Patel (WV) won the 2014 Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions with a clear first of 5/6. The participants included a record nine Masters. ...

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