Category Archives: News

2010DenkerGroupPhoto
30 Jun
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Denker/Barber Events: World Youth Qualifiers

By Dewain Barber On August 4, 2012 in Vancouver, Washington the Denker Tournament of High School Champions and the Dewain Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions will get underway. Each state is permitted to have one representative for each event with ...

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Karpov-Seirawan
13 Jun
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Blitz Showdown Between Karpov, Seirawan

By Jennifer Shahade June 13, 2012 SAINT LOUIS, June 13, 2011 — Both classical games in the Anatoly Karpov-Yasser Seirawan match were drawn, but not without two long fights. The match between legends is underway at the Chess Club and ...

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2011NAYCC Alena Kats by Dora Leticia ©
05 Jun
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Qualifiers for 2012 Pan American Youth

By Jerry Nash FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Official Press Release 5 June 2012 Press Release #35 of 2012 Contact: Jerry Nash USCF Director of Special Projects jnash@uschess.org The following players qualified as official representatives in their age categories at the 2012 ...

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brooklyncastlefilm
01 Jun
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Brooklyn Castle – The Film

Synopsis of the film Intermediate School 318 in Brooklyn, New York, is housed in a squat concrete building on a dingy inner-city block. The school’s exterior offers little to impress but, in room 319, something extraordinary is happening. Over the ...

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I.S. 318, Elizabeth Vicary and Students, Photo by Dora Leticia ©
31 May
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Elizabeth Vicary Interview by Beatriz Marinello

Brooklyn Castle – The Film Brooklyn Castle – The Film is a documentary that follows five chess team members from I.S. 318 for one year, and documents their challenges and triumphs both on and off the chessboard. I.S. 318 has ...

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VishyAnandWorldChampRetainsTitle2012
30 May
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World Champion Viswanathan Anand Retains the Title

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 18:32 www.fide.com The tie-break of the match for FIDE World Champion was played on 30 May at the State Tretyakov Gallery’s Engineering Building 12 games with classical time control ended in a draw 6:6, so the ...

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Irina Krush,  2012 US Chess Championship Winner, Photo Courtesy USChessChamps.com
21 May
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Krush Beats Zatonskih to Win U.S. Women’s Championship

PRESS RELEASE By FM Mike Klein IM Irina Krush won both games of yesterday’s rapid playoff match to become the 2012 U.S. Women’s Champion. Playing black, Krush beat defending champion IM Anna Zatonskih in the first encounter, then survived several ...

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GM Hikaru Nakamura,  2012 US Chess Championship, Photo Courtesy USChessChamps.com
19 May
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Nakamura Clinches Third U.S. Championship Title

PRESS RELEASE By FM Mike Klein After 11 exhausting days of play at the 2012 U.S. Championships, one champion has been decided, while one will require another day. GM Hikaru Nakamura took 30 moves to beat GM Yasser Seirawan today ...

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gaylord opryland
10 May
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2012 National Elementary (K-6) Championship

Young chess players from all over the country to participate in the 2012 National Elementary (K-6) Championship. Good luck to all of the players! May 11 – 13, 2012  (May 10 – Bughouse & Blitz) – Nashville, TN $20,000 in Scholarships ...

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Photo Courtesy Saint Louis Chess Club: World' s Largest Chess Piece
08 May
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2012 U.S. Championships Begin in Saint Louis

By Mike Klein SAINT LOUIS, May 8, 2012 — The 2012 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship began in the most serene setting, belying the pressure that will mount over the next two weeks. The opening ceremony and drawing ...

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