Category Archives: News

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

FIDE.com 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) ...

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Jacqueline Piatigorsky
01 Oct
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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 ...

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

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

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Sinq Cup logo with space
27 Aug
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2014 SINQUEFIELD CUP

“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. ...

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2011 NAYCC Christopher Gu by Dora Leticia Copyright Protected
30 Jul
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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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ADVAIT PATEL 2014 NAYCC BY DORA LETICIA COPYRIGHT PROTECTED
30 Jul
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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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Neil Falconer
02 Jun
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Neil Falconer 1923-2014

We are saddened to note the passing of Neil Falconer a long time supporter of the U.S. Chess Trust. The Mechanics’ Institute of San Francisco has suffered a terrible loss with the death of Neil Falconer who passed away on ...

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Jacqueline Piatigorsk
16 May
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Kupchik and Piatigorsky Inducted into Hall of Fame

by Harold J. Winston, U.S. Chess Trust Chairman On May 7, 2014, at the World Chess Hall of Fame and Sidney Samole Museum in St. Louis, Abraham Kupchik and Jacqueline Piatigorsky were inducted by this writer into the U.S. Chess Hall ...

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Long Fellow Elementary in Lorain, Ohio Chess Club
07 May
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U.S. Chess Trust Managing Director Position

Barbara DeMaro is retiring from her long time position of Managing Director (MD) of the charitable US Chess Trust. We are now looking to contract out the position. The primary focus of the Trust is to provide assistance to low ...

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