Category Archives: Tournaments/Events

23 Jul

2012 U.S. Senior Open and U.S. Junior Open Results

This year the U.S. Senior Open and the U.S. Junior Open were part of the Summer Chess Festival which was held in Houston, Texas. The Summer Chess Festival also included the Not-A-Senior-Not-A-Junior Open as well as a simul by GM ...

International Master Marc Arnold, 2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship, Photo Courtesy
16 Jul

Arnold wins 2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship

By Mike Wilmering July 16, 2012 SAINT LOUIS (July 16, 2012) – In the closing ceremony last night, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) crowned International Master Marc Arnold, 19, of New York City, the 2012 ...

Nakamura Tata Steel Chess
15 Jul

2012 World Chess Olympiad: USA Team

2012 World Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey will take place from August 27th – Sept. 10 2012. The World Chess Olympiad is a biennial event organized by FIDE, the World Chess Federation, that pits countries from all over the world ...

The players for the U.S. Junior Championship pose in front of the World Chess Hall of Fame before the opening ceremony. Photo courtesy
11 Jul

U.S. Junior Closed Championship Begins Today

SAINT LOUIS (July 11, 2012) — Round 1 of the 2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship begins today in Saint Louis, and the marquee match-up pits GM-elect conrad Holt against IM Darwin Yang, who recently secured his second GM norm last ...

10 Jul

40th Annual World Open Results

GM Ivan Sokolov becomes the 2012 World Open Champion 40th Annual World Open / July 2-8, 2012, Philadelphia, PA QUOTE FROM OFFICIAL SITE: “GMs Ivan Sokolov and Alex Shabalov finished at the top of the Open Section standings, both finishing ...

30 Jun

Denker/Barber Events: World Youth Qualifiers

By Dewain Barber On August 4, 2012 in Vancouver, Washington the Denker Tournament of High School Champions and the Dewain Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions will get underway. Each state is permitted to have one representative for each event with ...

13 Jun

Blitz Showdown Between Karpov, Seirawan

By Jennifer Shahade June 13, 2012 SAINT LOUIS, June 13, 2011 — Both classical games in the Anatoly Karpov-Yasser Seirawan match were drawn, but not without two long fights. The match between legends is underway at the Chess Club and ...

2011NAYCC Alena Kats by Dora Leticia ©
05 Jun

Qualifiers for 2012 Pan American Youth

By Jerry Nash FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Official Press Release 5 June 2012 Press Release #35 of 2012 Contact: Jerry Nash USCF Director of Special Projects The following players qualified as official representatives in their age categories at the 2012 ...

30 May

World Champion Viswanathan Anand Retains the Title

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 18:32 The tie-break of the match for FIDE World Champion was played on 30 May at the State Tretyakov Gallery’s Engineering Building 12 games with classical time control ended in a draw 6:6, so the ...

Irina Krush,  2012 US Chess Championship Winner, Photo Courtesy
21 May

Krush Beats Zatonskih to Win U.S. Women’s Championship

PRESS RELEASE By FM Mike Klein IM Irina Krush won both games of yesterday’s rapid playoff match to become the 2012 U.S. Women’s Champion. Playing black, Krush beat defending champion IM Anna Zatonskih in the first encounter, then survived several ...

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