Category Archives: News

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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2014 Final Four College Chess; Photo Copyright Dora Leticia
07 Apr
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Webster Wins the Final Four of College Chess – Again.

New York — For the first time, the Final Four of College chess was held in New York City. The New York Athletic Club was the venue for this prestigious event and it has been confirmed as the venue for ...

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2014 Chessplayer-Scholar Award Winners! Chess players shown are three of the five winners: Aleksandr, Varun and Jeevan.
06 Apr
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2014 Scholar Chess Player Award Winners Announced

April 6, 2014 Official Press Release The U.S. Chess Trust Contact: info@uschesstrust.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2014 Scholar Chess Player Award Winners This year, more than 35 eligible candidates applied for the award.  The winners of the 2014 Scholar Chess Player ...

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Daniel Naroditsky
11 Mar
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2014 Samford Fellow: GM Daniel Naroditsky

By IM John Donaldson March 11, 2014 The FRANK P. SAMFORD, JR. CHESS FELLOWSHIP, marking its twenty-eighth annual award, has selected Grandmaster Daniel Naroditsky of Foster City, California, as its 2014 Fellow. The Samford is the richest and most important ...

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2011NAYCC RD 1 by Dora Leticia 44
04 Feb
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The U.S. Chess Trust is a Major Supporter of the 2014 North American Youth!

The North American Youth Chess Championship returns to the USA! ( JUNE 12-16, 2014 ) Jan. 8, 2014 PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK – The North American Youth Chess Championship returns to the USA! (JUNE 12-16, 2014) DATES: June 12-16, 2014 ...

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Anand vs Carlsen, Photo Credit FIDE, World Chess Federation
22 Nov
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Magnus Carlsen is the new World Chess Champion!

FIDE.com Magnus Carlsen of Norway became the new World Chess Champion after defeating the previous champion Viswanathan Anand of India by 6,5-3,5 in the match that was held from 7th November in Chennai, India. The last 10th game (out of ...

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