Category Archives: Scholastic Chess

05 Apr
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Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipients Announced

The U.S. Chess Trust’s Chairman/CEO, Harold Winston will present the 2009 Scholar-Chessplayer Awards at the SuperNationals in Nashville, TN (April 3-5, 2009). The 2009 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipients are: Adithya Balasubramanian, VA Robert Lau, HI Haotian Zheng, CT Michael Thaler, NY ...

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05 Apr
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The Trust Proudly Supports the Final Four of College Chess!

The U.S. Chess Trust Proudly Supports the Final Four of College Chess! CLICK HERE FOR RESULTS & UPDATES The Final Four of College Chess, a UCSF National Event April 4-5, 2009 Featuring the Top Four USA Schools from the 2008 ...

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05 Apr
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SuperNationals Videos – Check them Out!

Saturday Between the Rounds from US Chess on Vimeo. Greg Chamitoff’s Speech Highlights from US Chess on Vimeo. Debbie Gross from US Chess on Vimeo. Bughouse Highlights from US Chess on Vimeo. Coach Kevin Fite from US Chess on Vimeo. ...

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01 Apr
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The SuperNationals: Scholastic Chess & Star Appearances

SuperNationals: Stars Scheduled to Appear SuperNationals ( April 3-5, 2009 ) The SuperNationals is a National Scholastic Event which combines three spring national tournaments, the National Elementary (K-6), the National Junior High (K-9), and the National High School (K-12) tournaments ...

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01 Apr
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USCF SuperNationals Video Challenge

From the USCF Website Watch Entries From the SuperNationals Video Challenge By Jerry Nash March 30, 2009 Check out the USCF SuperNationals Video Challenge, hosted on USCF’s vimeo page. All submissions will be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for ...

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17 Feb
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U.S. Chess Federation & U.S. Chess Trust to Award Scholarships

2009 Scholar-Chessplayer Awards Application Deadline is March 1, 2009 – Don’t Miss it ! About the 2009 Scholar-Chessplayer Award These annual scholarships awarded by the USCF and the US Chess Trust, are intended to recognize and encourage high school junior ...

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31 Oct
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Some Thoughts on the Educational Merits of the Game of Chess

Some Thoughts on the Educational Merits of the Game of Chess (Phil Shapiro at pshapiro@his.com previously published…) The movie “Searching for Bobby Fisher” helped make many people more aware about the educational benefits of chess. The following article discusses some ...

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18 Jun
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For Teachers and Coaches: A Beginners Guide to Coaching Scholastic Chess

A Beginners Guide to Coaching Scholastic Chess by Ralph Bowman Foreword I started playing tournament Chess in 1962.  I became an educator and began coaching Scholastic Chess in 1970.  I became a tournament director and organizer in 1982. In 1987 ...

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13 Jun
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The U.S. Chess Trust Is One of the Sponsors of the Chess in Education Workshop at the U.S. Open in Dallas

The U.S. Chess Trust is One of the Sponsors of the Chess in Education Workshop ! USCF Chess in Education Workshop to Be Held in Dallas, August 7, 2008 Contact: Alexey Root alexey.root@gmail.com Release date: June 7, 2008. The United States ...

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07 Jun
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Scholastics and the Soul of Chess: Is Scholastic Chess Killing Tournament Chess, or, Saving It?

Scholastics and the Soul of Chess:  Is Scholastic Chess Killing Tournament Chess, or, Saving It? by Tom Braunlich The debate about the nature of chess used to be whether it is a sport, an art, or a science. Now a ...

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