Category Archives: Tournaments/Events

19 May

Nakamura Clinches Third U.S. Championship Title

PRESS RELEASE By FM Mike Klein After 11 exhausting days of play at the 2012 U.S. Championships, one champion has been decided, while one will require another day. GM Hikaru Nakamura took 30 moves to beat GM Yasser Seirawan today ...

10 May

2012 National Elementary (K-6) Championship

Young chess players from all over the country to participate in the 2012 National Elementary (K-6) Championship. Good luck to all of the players! May 11 – 13, 2012  (May 10 – Bughouse & Blitz) – Nashville, TN $20,000 in Scholarships ...

08 May

2012 U.S. Championships Begin in Saint Louis

By Mike Klein SAINT LOUIS, May 8, 2012 — The 2012 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship began in the most serene setting, belying the pressure that will mount over the next two weeks. The opening ceremony and drawing ...

05 Apr

2012 National High School (K-12) Championship

Coming Up!  13-15 April 2012 · Minneapolis, MN (12 April – Bughouse & Blitz) Location Hyatt Regency Minneapolis 1300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55403 7SS, G/120. A Junior Grand Prix (JGP) event. 5 sections K-12 Championship K-12 Under 1600 K-12 ...

04 Apr

2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship Set for Saint Louis

By Mike Wilmering April 4, 2012 SAINT LOUIS, March 29, 2012 — The 2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship will be held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis July 6-20 this year. This marks the third consecutive ...

22 Feb

“Nakamura seeks third U.S. Championship title in St. Louis”

For more information, please contact: Mike Wilmering Communications Specialist Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis 314.361.2437 For Immediate Release Nakamura seeks third U.S. Championship title in St. Louis Fields set for 2012 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s ...

26 Nov

Americans Shine at the 2011 World Youth Championship

The U.S. Chess Trust Continues Support of the World Youth Chess Championship with $10,000 Contribution to the U.S. Chess Federation in support of U.S. Players participating in the event. The US Chess Trust committed $10,000 to help offset the cost ...

05 Oct

Denker Tournament of High School Champions (Aug. 4 -7, 2012)

“The Denker Tournament of High School Champions is proud to announce that the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) has once again given a scholarship to be awarded to the winner of the 2012 Denker tournament. Check out the video ...

08 Sep

World Chess Hall of Fame: Grand Opening!

World Chess Hall of Fame 4652 Maryland Avenue St. Louis, Missouri 63108 email tel 314-367-WCHF (9243) The World Chess Hall of Fame has moved from Miami, FL to Saint Louis, MO. The Grand Opening for the public is Sept. ...

03 Sep

FIDE World Chess Cup: GM Gata Kamsky Still In It!

World Chess Cup (Aug. 26 – Sept. 21, 2011) In Round 3, Gata Kamsky (USA) wins against Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) GM Kamsky, Gata (2741) (White) vs GM Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2711) (Black) 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 ...

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