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27 Dec
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5th Annual Schein – Friedman Awards Announced!

By Mark Schein and Aviv Friedman December 27, 2012 Once again the Schein – Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project (with the help of the American Chess Academy) is happy to announce its annual scholarships recipients! First, words of thanks to all ...

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08 Sep
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The Chess Files

The answers are out there. By Jim Eade The Chess Olympiads (the world’s most prestigious team tournament) is going on this month in Istanbul. One of the most improbable participants is a teen aged girl from Katwe, one of the ...

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2012 Chess Olympiad Round 7 by Arman Karakhanyan ©
05 Sep
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Chess Olympiad Round 7

FIDE.com After taking a short break with the previous round, the team of Russia has returned to the winning paths in the 7th round of the Chess Olympiad Open section. Russia and Azerbaijan signed three draws before the time control, but Alexander ...

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2012 Chess Olympiad Round 6 by Arman Karakhayan ©
04 Sep
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Chess Olympiad round 6

FIDE.com The 6th round of the 40th Chess Olympiad was a showcase of classic monster matches. When Godzilla and King Kong fight you don’t get in the way. You step back and watch the destruction hoping you don’t become collateral ...

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01 Sep
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Chess Olympiad Round 4

FIDE.com In the 4th round of the World Chess Olympiad the teams of USA and India were paired to play on the first table. Just before the time control India’s leader Krishnan Sasikiran became entangled in the net of Hikaru ...

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IM Marc Arnold, Photo Courtesy Saint Louis Chess Club
31 Jul
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In Conversation with IM Marc Arnold by FIDE VP Beatriz Marinello

  Beatriz Marinello:  It has been an amazing summer for you! Congratulations on winning the US Junior Invitational for the second time and earning a Grandmaster norm at the World Open in Philadelphia. You are only 19 years old.  What ...

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29 Jul
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Strong Field Shaping Up for Both the 2012 Denker and Barber

By Dewain Barber The 2012 Denker Tournament of High School Champions will field the highest average top five since it was first played in 1985. The average rating of this group of players is 2406. The Barber Tournament of K-8 ...

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2011 North American Youth: Michael Bodek by Dora Leticia ©
26 Jul
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2012 US Cadet Championship Ends with Four Co-Champions!

The Maryland Chess Association hosted the 2012 US Cadet Championship from July 21-23 at the Rockville Hilton. The Cadet is an invitational round robin tournament for the top USA players under 16. The tournament ended with four players tied for ...

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23 Jul
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2012 U.S. Senior Open and U.S. Junior Open Results

This year the U.S. Senior Open and the U.S. Junior Open were part of the Summer Chess Festival which was held in Houston, Texas. The Summer Chess Festival also included the Not-A-Senior-Not-A-Junior Open as well as a simul by GM ...

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International Master Marc Arnold, 2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship, Photo Courtesy www.uschesschamps.com
16 Jul
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Arnold wins 2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship

By Mike Wilmering July 16, 2012 SAINT LOUIS (July 16, 2012) – In the closing ceremony last night, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) crowned International Master Marc Arnold, 19, of New York City, the 2012 ...

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