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GM Humpy Koneru, Photo Courtesy WWCC 2012
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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UT Dallas "A" team (left to right): GM Valentin Yotov, GM Julio Sadorra, TD Guadalupe in background, GM Cristian Chirila, IM Salvijus Bercys, IM Conrad Holt & IM Milos Pavlovic
30 Dec
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UT Dallas Repeats Win at Pan American Intercollegiate Championship!

Congratulations to UT Dallas! This year the Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, held in Fort Worth, Texas, was co-hosted by UT Dallas and the Dallas Chess Club with sponsorship from the USCF. Twenty-eight college teams participated. The ‘Pan Am’ is ...

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KoltanowskiConferenceChessEducation
14 Dec
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The Second Koltanowski International Conference on Chess and Education

The U.S. Chess Trust is a proud sponsor of the Second Koltanowski International Conference on Chess and Education By Myron Lieberman, Secretary, US Chess Trust with help from Secretary’s Assistant Rachel Lieberman THE EVENT The Second Koltanowski International Conference on ...

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Awonder Liang, Photo Andrea Rosen
26 Nov
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Americans Shine at the 2011 World Youth Championship

The U.S. Chess Trust Continues Support of the World Youth Chess Championship with $10,000 Contribution to the U.S. Chess Federation in support of U.S. Players participating in the event. The US Chess Trust committed $10,000 to help offset the cost ...

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USCT President Jim Eade and Al Lawrence
17 Nov
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2011 U.S. Chess Trust Annual Letter

2011 U.S. Chess Trust Annual Letter Dear Chess Supporter: We need your help to continue our many worthwhile programs. Our scholarships and programs are supported by charitable donations and the Trust does not receive any grants nor government funding. The ...

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2011 Samford Fellow, Alex Lenderman - Photo by Dora Leticia
08 Nov
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2012 Samford Fellowship Call for Entries – Deadline January 15, 2012

The U.S. Chess Trust is a proud supporter of the Samford Fellowship Award. This year, The FRANK P. SAMFORD, JR. CHESS FELLOWSHIP, marked its twenty-sixth annual award, and selected Grandmaster Aleksandr Lenderman of Brooklyn, New York, as its 2011 fellow. ...

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GM Boris Gulko
31 Oct
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Interview with 2011 U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductee, GM Boris Gulko by WIM Beatriz Marinello

The following interview was prepared by U.S. Chess Trust Trustee, FIDE Vice President and Former US Chess Federation President, WIM Beatriz Marinello.  We thank GM Boris Gulko for the opportunity to interview him. WIM Beatriz Marinello: How do you feel ...

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Larry C Morris NYTimes at the Manhattan Chess Club in 1971, a crowd gathered around a speed match between Bobby Fischer (left) and Andrew Soltis
18 Sep
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GM Andrew (Andy) Soltis Interview by Jim Eade (Chess Trust)

“I don’t know when I was hooked, or why for that matter. Maybe it was for the reason Botvinnik gave: Some people like to think and chess is the best way to satisfy the urge.” – GM Andy Soltis Jim ...

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World’s First Women’s Chess Champion Vera Menchik
09 Sep
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2011 World Chess Hall of Fame Inductee: World’s First Women’s Chess Champion Vera Menchik

New! 2011 World Chess Hall of Fame Inductee (1906-1944) World – Inducted 2011 The world’s first women’s chess champion, Vera Menchik was born in Russia in 1906, learned chess at age 9, and moved to England as a teenager in ...

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GM Andrew (Andy) Soltis
09 Sep
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2011 U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductees: GM Boris Gulko and GM Andrew (Andy) Soltis

New! 2011 U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductees (1947-Present) United States – Inducted 2011 Though a skilled chess player, Andy Soltis made his true mark on the chess world as an author. Born in Hazleton, Penn., he became an international ...

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