Category Archives: News

Sam Sevian, 2013 US Chess Championship, Photo Courtesy Saint Louis Chess Club
03 May
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Youth Movement at 2013 U.S. Championships

By FM Mike Klein For a good percentage of the field at the 2013 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship, victory would mean fame, a huge payday, and a soft-drink with dinner. That’s because many competitors of both tournaments are ...

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03 May
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Pairings Set for 2013 U.S. Championships

For more information, please contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis mwilmering@saintlouischessclub.org 314.361.2437 Pairings set for 2013 U.S. Championships By FM Mike Klein SAINT LOUIS (May 3, 2013) — The opening ceremony of the ...

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Nona Gaprindashvili 1975 by Peters Hans / Anefo
02 May
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Players Honored by Induction into the U.S. Chess and World Chess Halls of Fame

“This is a huge honor and the culmination of my professional chess life,” Kaidanov said. U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductions “The U.S. Chess Federation Hall of Fame Committee considers and sends candidates for the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame ...

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GM Timur Gareev, Blindfold Simul, Photo Courtesy Saint Louis Chess Club
01 May
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GM Timur Gareev Defeats 29 in Blindfold Simul

By Mike Wilmering SAINT LOUIS (May 1, 2013) — It took 10 hours and 39 minutes for Grandmaster Timur Gareev to topple the final king and leave the chess community in Saint Louis dazed and amazed. On Tuesday, GM Gareev ...

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Hikaru Nakamura, Day 10, 2013 Tata Steel Chess Tournament, Photo Courtesy Official Website www.tatasteelchess.com
30 Apr
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A History of the Samford Fellowship

by John Donaldson Few if any ideas have had as large an impact on American chess as that of the Samford Chess Fellowship. Conceived by the late Frank P. Samford Jr., the vision was to create world class players who ...

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World Chess Hall of Fame
16 Apr
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2013 Inductions Announced for World Chess Hall of Fame

By Mike Wilmering April 16, 2013 Media Contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis mwilmering@saintlouischessclub.org 314.361.CHESS (2437) For Immediate Release April 16, 2013 (St. Louis, MO) – An induction ceremony on May 2, 2013, ...

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2013 Scholar Chess Player Award Winners at Supernationals with Harold Winson, Chairman US Chess Trust and Sunil Weeramantry, US Chess Trust Scholastic VP
15 Apr
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2013 Scholar Chess Player Award Winners Announced

April 15, 2013 Official Press Release The U.S. Chess Trust Contact: info@uschesstrust.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The winners of the 2013 Scholar Chess Player Awards were announced at the Supernationals (Nashville, TN) by Harold Winston, US Chess Trust Chairman, and Sunil Weeramantry, ...

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Webster University Final Four Chess Champion
09 Apr
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Webster University Wins the Final Four of Chess. The U.S. Chess Trust is a Proud Sponsor.

The U.S. Chess Trust is a proud sponsor of this event! When I represented the University of Massachusetts in the 1975 Pan-Am Intercollegiate Championships, the idea of attending college on a chess scholarship seemed like a pipe dream. Now, rival ...

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03 Apr
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World School Chess Championships 2013

Wednesday, 03 April 2013 21:51 The FIDE Chess Academy of Thessaloniki, World Chess Federation (FIDE), International School Chess Union (ISCU) and the Greek Chess Federation have the honour of inviting all National chess federations and eligible players to take part ...

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Carlsen, 2013 FIDE Candidates Match, Photos courtesy FIDE.com
02 Apr
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Carlsen wins FIDE World Chess Candidates’ Tournament

FIDE.com Magnus Carlsen won the FIDE Candidates’ Tournament in London on Monday after a bizarre finish of what has become a historic event for chess. Both the Norwegian and the other leader, Vladimir Kramnik of Russia, unexpectedly lost their game ...

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