Category Archives: News

08 Apr

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies

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. ...

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

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) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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