Category Archives: Scholastic Chess

GM Daniel Naroditsky; Photo Courtesy D. Naroditsky
17 Sep
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2015 Annual Samford Fellowship Announced

By IM John Donaldson September 12, 2014 The Frank P. Samford Jr. Chess Fellowship is pleased to announce its twenty ninth consecutive annual award. The Fellowship was created by the late Frank P. Samford of Birmingham, Alabama to advance the ...

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2014 Chessplayer-Scholar Award Winners! Chess players shown are three of the five winners: Aleksandr, Varun and Jeevan.
06 Apr
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2014 Scholar Chess Player Award Winners Announced

April 6, 2014 Official Press Release The U.S. Chess Trust Contact: info@uschesstrust.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2014 Scholar Chess Player Award Winners This year, more than 35 eligible candidates applied for the award.  The winners of the 2014 Scholar Chess Player ...

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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
31 Jan
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2014 Scholar-Chessplayer Awards

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31,  2014 by The U.S. Chess Trust Are you a High School Junior or Senior looking for scholarship money?  If you are a current USCF member and have shown outstanding merit in academics, sportsmanship, ...

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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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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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2013 SuperNationals
23 Mar
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Seminars at the SuperNationals

Spectators, parents and friends who aren’t participating will still have plenty to do at SuperNationals V. See the full schedule of seminars and special guest appearances at SuperNationals V (April 5-7, Nashville), including a National Anthem rendition by Rebecca Holden and ...

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Atulya Shetty, GM Yasser Seirawan and Darwin Yang (l-r)
22 Sep
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2012 Dewain Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions: Clear First for Texas

By Dewain Barber Our congratulations go to Tommy He (TX) for placing clear First in the 2012 Dewain Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions. A tie for Second Place occurred between Praveen Balakrishnan (NJ) and Mika Brattain (MA).  Clear Fourth was ...

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The Denker Tournament of High School Champions: Atulya Shetty (R), James Stallings (L) UTD Scholarship
20 Sep
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The Denker Tournament of High School Champions: UTD Scholarship goes to Michigan Player

The U.S. Chess Trust is a proud sponsor of this tournament. The Denker Tournament of High School Champions UTD Scholarship goes to Michigan Player By Dewain Barber Congratulations go to Atulya Shetty (MI) for winning the UTD Scholarship. His draw ...

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Should You Start a Scholastic Chess Club?
23 Apr
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Should You Start a Scholastic Chess Club?

The benefits of chess are evident and have led to an increasing amount of interest in scholastic chess across the country. Are you wondering if you should start a Scholastic Chess Club in your school?  We can help you establish or ...

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Sarah Chiang, Photo Chess Base
30 Dec
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4th Annual Schein – Friedman Awards: The winners are…

Congratulations Awonder Liang, Ruifeng Li and Sarah Chiang! The U.S. Chess Trust is a proud supporter of the Schein-Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project Our scholarships and programs are supported by charitable donations and the Trust does not receive any grants nor government funding. ...

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