Category Archives: Tournaments/Events

Anand vs Carlsen, Photo Credit FIDE, World Chess Federation
22 Nov
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Magnus Carlsen is the new World Chess Champion!

FIDE.com 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 ...

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NGITJS
31 Jul
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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 ...

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Photo Credit: Polly Wright
30 Jul
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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 ...

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USDelegationUSA-ChinaMatchNingbo
19 Jul
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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 ...

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

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2013USJuniorOpenColasvsWilliamsRd5-680x450
05 Jun
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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) ...

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

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Webster University Final Four Chess Champion
09 Apr
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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 ...

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2013FinalFourWashingtonPostCourtesy
06 Apr
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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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Carlsen, 2013 FIDE Candidates Match, Photos courtesy FIDE.com
02 Apr
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Carlsen wins FIDE World Chess Candidates’ Tournament

FIDE.com Magnus Carlsen won the FIDE Candidates’ Tournament in London on Monday after a bizarre finish of what has become a historic event for chess. Both the Norwegian and the other leader, Vladimir Kramnik of Russia, unexpectedly lost their game ...

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