Category Archives: News

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

08 May
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United Nations for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (U.N. Women) Meets with World Chess Federation (FIDE) to Discuss Partnership

Press Release May 7, 2012 – www.fide.com The U.N. Women Executive Director, Dr. Michelle Bachelet and FIDE Vice President, Beatriz Marinello met to discuss a partnership between both organizations. Meaningful dialect with global organizations such as U.N. Women serve as ...

25 Apr
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2012 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipients Announced

April 25, 2012 Official Press Release The U.S. Chess Trust Contact: info@uschesstrust.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The winners of the 2012 Scholar Chess Player Awards were announced at the National High School Championships (Minneapolis, MN) by Sunil Weeramantry, Scholastic VP for ...

09 Mar
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Marcel Dzama: The End Game March 9, 2012 – August 12, 2012

New Spring 2012 Exhibit Opens at the World Chess Hall of Fame in Saint Louis “Marcel Dzama: The End Game features the artist’s film, A Game of Chess, alongside related drawings, paintings, sculptures, and dioramas. Dzama’s work draws from a ...

09 Mar
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Bobby Fischer: Icon Among Icons, Photographs by Harry Benson CBE (March 9, 2012 – August 12, 2012)

New Spring 2012 Exhibit Opens at the World Chess Hall of Fame in Saint Louis “World-renowned photographer Harry Benson was the only person to have private access to Bobby Fischer during the entire 1972 World Chess Championship match in Reykjavík, ...

22 Feb
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“Nakamura seeks third U.S. Championship title in St. Louis”

For more information, please contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis mwilmering@saintlouischessclub.org 314.361.2437 For Immediate Release Nakamura seeks third U.S. Championship title in St. Louis Fields set for 2012 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s ...

31 Dec
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In Conversation with GM Humpy Koneru by Beatriz Marinello

Photos Courtesy of the WWCC Official Website  In Conversation with GM Humpy Koneru by Beatriz Marinello The 2011 FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship Match between the current World Champion GM Hou Yifan of China and her challenger, GM Koneru Humpy ...

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