Category Archives: Tournaments/Events

08 Jun

The Marshall Chess Club: New York International (June 21-25, 2008)

Marshall Chess Club History – Jose R. Capablanca, Worlds Chess Champion. Pictured while playing a flock of games at the Marshall Chess Club, New York. He won twenty-two of the matches, and tied three, losing none. The Marshall Chess Club:  ...

28 May

Your Contributions & Support Help Us Make a Difference

The U.S. Chess Trust helps support many chess programs & events ! Help us continue to offer these programs and resources by making your Online Donation today! Remember, making a donation is fast, easy and secure ! Just click on ...

27 May

Las Vegas International Chess Festival (June 5-8): GM Gata Kamsky to Participate in the 2008 National Open

Las Vegas International Chess Festival:  2008 National Open Championship The National Open is one of the longest running, premier open tournaments. First established in the 1960’s by Ed Edmondson, the event has been organized by Fred Gruenberg and Al Losoff ...

25 May

58 Schools Participate in Baltimore Citywide Chess Championship

The Baltimore City Schools Chess Championships were held on Tuesday, May 20th. The championships were graciously hosted by the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University. The competition was intense as the quality of play continues to improve each ...

23 May

Wrap-Up Article: 2008 Frank K. Berry U.S. Championships, Yury Shulman and Anna Zatonskih win!

2008 Frank K. Berry U.S. Championships: It’s a Wrap ! GM Yury Shulman won the 2008 FKB U.S. Championship with a 7-2 score, while IM Anna Zatonskih won the 2008 FKB U.S. Women’s Championship after a long and exhausting playoff ...

22 May

Yury Shulman Wins the U.S. Championship, Anna Zatonskih Wins U.S. Women’s Championship !

Yury Shulman Wins the 2008 U.S. Championship and Anna Zatonskih Wins the 2008 U.S. Women’s Championship! Congratulations to Anna Zatonskih for winning the 2008 U.S. Women’s Championship ! This is a definite highlight in her prominent chess career ! Congratulations ...

19 May

Shulman and Zatonskih Lead the 2008 Frank Berry U.S. Championships !

IM Irina Krush Thanks to Tom Braunlich for providing us with the following event report! Shulman and Zatonskih Lead 2008 U.S. Championships GM Yury Shulman leads the 2008 Frank K. Berry U.S. Championship by a full point with three rounds ...

15 May

FIDE Trainers/Instructors Seminar, Chennai Tamilnadu (India)

Editor’s note: The World Chess Federation “FIDE” has been activelly pursuing the development of chess trainers and instructors. The following note is about a seminar held in India. Chess is booming in India and Asia in general, besides the organizational ...

09 May

The Bert Lerner Elementary Nationals Kick Off! (May 9-11, 2008)

The Bert Lerner Elementary Nationals Kick Off ! This is the largest and the most competitive Scholastic Chess Event in the country!  636 Teams from 45 States , 43 States represented, and 2178 Players! Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center – 1000 Ft. Duquesne ...

08 May

The Frank Berry U.S. Championship is Coming Up (May 13-21): IM Larry Kaufman Secures the Final Spot

(Photos by Teresa Schultz) The Frank Berry U.S. Championship is coming up! IM Larry Kaufman won the U.S. Senior Open in Boca Raton, securing the final spot in this exciting event! The Frank Berry U.S. Championship takes place at the ...

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