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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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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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usctdsss
19 Oct
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Fred (Chris) Reams

We lost one of our beloved chess members, Fred (Chris) Reams. Our deepest sympathy to Vesna and her family.” The U.S. Chess Trust

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GM Alejandro Ramirez, Photo Credit, Saint Louis Chess Club USChess Champs.
30 Aug
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2014 Annual Samford Fellowship Announced

Frank P. Samford, Jr. Chess Fellowship The Frank P. Samford Jr. Chess Fellowship is pleased to announce its twenty eighth consecutive annual award. The Fellowship was created by the late Frank P. Samford of Birmingham, Alabama to advance the game ...

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USDelegationUSA-ChinaMatchNingbo
19 Jul
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U.S.A. – China Match

The Chinese Chess Federation invited the United States to send a five person men’s team and a five person women’s team to compete in a China – USA match from July 18 – 28 in Ningbo, China. Beatriz Marinello helped ...

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2013 US Senior Open, Ivanov and Rizzitano by Dora Leticia ©
15 Jul
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GM Ivanov is U.S. Senior champion in 4 way tie

Article by Beatriz Marinello and Nathan Resika. Photos by Dora Leticia © The U.S. Senior Open was held in Tarrytown, NY, from May 28th through June 2nd. The six round event drew a 57 player field including 2 Grandmasters, 2 ...

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2013USJuniorOpenColasvsWilliamsRd5-680x450
05 Jun
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Record Breaking Attendance at the 2013 U.S. Junior Open!

Report by Beatriz Marinello Photo Credit: All photos by Dora Leticia © Justus Williams wins the 2013 U.S. Junior Open Chess Championship! The 2013 U.S. Junior Open, which took place in Tarry Town, New York (May 31 – June 2nd) ...

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