Category Archives: Tournaments/Events

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04 Feb

The U.S. Chess Trust is a Major Supporter of the 2014 North American Youth!

The North American Youth Chess Championship returns to the USA! ( JUNE 12-16, 2014 ) Jan. 8, 2014 PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK – The North American Youth Chess Championship returns to the USA! (JUNE 12-16, 2014) DATES: June 12-16, 2014 ...

Anand vs Carlsen, Photo Credit FIDE, World Chess Federation
22 Nov

Magnus Carlsen is the new World Chess Champion! Magnus Carlsen of Norway became the new World Chess Champion after defeating the previous champion Viswanathan Anand of India by 6,5-3,5 in the match that was held from 7th November in Chennai, India. The last 10th game (out of ...

31 Jul

2013 National Girls Invitational Results

Akshita Gorti and Apurva Virkud tied for first place in the 1st National Girls Invitational which took place from July  27-30 in Madison, Wisconsin. Michelle Chen won the best game prize for her win against Claudia Munoz. Replay the Best ...

Photo Credit: Polly Wright
30 Jul

Denker Tournament of High School Champions & Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions Results

The U.S. Chess Trust is a proud sponsor of the Denker Tournament of High School Champions. The Denker Tournament of High School Champions and Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions results are in!  Kapil Chandran, Safal Bora and Michael Brown tied ...

19 Jul

U.S.A. – China Match

The Chinese Chess Federation invited the United States to send a five person men’s team and a five person women’s team to compete in a China – USA match from July 18 – 28 in Ningbo, China. Beatriz Marinello helped ...

2013 US Senior Open, Ivanov and Rizzitano by Dora Leticia ©
15 Jul

GM Ivanov is U.S. Senior champion in 4 way tie

Article by Beatriz Marinello and Nathan Resika. Photos by Dora Leticia © The U.S. Senior Open was held in Tarrytown, NY, from May 28th through June 2nd. The six round event drew a 57 player field including 2 Grandmasters, 2 ...

05 Jun

Record Breaking Attendance at the 2013 U.S. Junior Open!

Report by Beatriz Marinello Photo Credit: All photos by Dora Leticia © Justus Williams wins the 2013 U.S. Junior Open Chess Championship! The 2013 U.S. Junior Open, which took place in Tarry Town, New York (May 31 – June 2nd) ...

GM Timur Gareev, Blindfold Simul, Photo Courtesy Saint Louis Chess Club
01 May

GM Timur Gareev Defeats 29 in Blindfold Simul

By Mike Wilmering SAINT LOUIS (May 1, 2013) — It took 10 hours and 39 minutes for Grandmaster Timur Gareev to topple the final king and leave the chess community in Saint Louis dazed and amazed. On Tuesday, GM Gareev ...

Webster University Final Four Chess Champion
09 Apr

Webster University Wins the Final Four of Chess. The U.S. Chess Trust is a Proud Sponsor.

The U.S. Chess Trust is a proud sponsor of this event! When I represented the University of Massachusetts in the 1975 Pan-Am Intercollegiate Championships, the idea of attending college on a chess scholarship seemed like a pipe dream. Now, rival ...

06 Apr

Final Team Rosters for 2013 College Final 4 of Chess

April 6-7, 2013 The U.S. Chess Trust sponsors the College Final Four of Chess. Teams:  Here are the Final Team Rosters for the 2013 College Final 4 of Chess. This sequence of players is now fixed for the remainder of ...

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