Category Archives: Tournaments/Events

Nakamura Tata Steel Chess
05 May
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Nakamura, Korchnoi Headline Match Play in St. Louis

Nakamura vs. Ponomariov ST. LOUIS, May 2 — The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis will host an international chess match featuring the top players in the world. Be there to witness a living legend and one in ...

IM Anna Zatonskih
28 Apr
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Anna Zatonskih Wins Fourth U.S. Women’s Championship Title!

Congratulations Anna Zatonskih! By FM Mike Klein After two weeks on almost non-stop playing, IM Anna Zatonskih needed a few more hours to win the 2011 U.S. Women’s Championship. She won her first rapid game as Black on Thursday against ...

GataKamskyInterview
28 Apr
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Kamsky Wins U.S. Championship! Tiebreaks Tomorrow for U.S. Women’s Championship

(Video Clip) Live interview with 2011 Champion Gata Kamsky. Kamsky Repeats, Women Head to Tiebreak By FM Mike Klein After an opening miscue led to a struggle for equality, GM Yury Shulman conceded a draw to GM Gata Kamsky and ...

2011 U.S. Chess Champs Finals, Kamsky vs Shulman
27 Apr
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Kamsky Edges Shulman; Zatonskih, Abrahamyan Draw

By FM Mike Klein At the 2011 U.S. Championship, the defending champion took a large step Tuesday toward repeating his title. GM Gata Kamsky unearthed a win from seemingly infertile ground against GM Yury Shulman in the first game of ...

26 Apr
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U.S. Championship, U.S. Women’s Championship Finals Begin Tomorrow

(Video Clip) Second finalist, Yury Shulman, on beating Hess and his new baby born. By FM Mike Klein After much talk of the youth movement at the 2011 U.S. Championship, the veterans will have the final say. GM Yury Shulman ...

2011 U.S. Chess Champs Semifinals Rd 2 Playoffs, Krush
24 Apr
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Kamsky Advances, Others Need Tiebreak

By FM Mike Klein In round two of the 2011 U.S. Championship semifinals, defending champion GM Gata Kamsky pressed his initiative and broke through against GM-elect Sam Shankland to become the first player to advance to the finals. GMs Robert ...

usccprelimsShanklandAshley
23 Apr
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Zatonskih, Shankland Survive Playoffs to Advance

By FM Mike Klein For four players at the U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship, the rest day was anything but a leisurely day off. Tied after round-robin play, GM Alex Onischuk and GM-elect Sam Shankland faced off for a ...

usccrd7stripunskynaroditsky
22 Apr
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Semifinals Still Murky, Tiebreaks Await

2011 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship – Round 7 Semifinals Still Murky, Tiebreaks Await By FM Mike Klein The final round of preliminary group play of the 2011 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship concluded Thursday with ...

U.S. Chess Champs Rd 6, Robson vs Shulman
21 Apr
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Hess and Krush Ride Winning Streak to Qualification

2011 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship – Round 6 Hess and Krush Ride Winning Streak to Qualification By FM Mike Klein GM Robert Hess and IM Irina Krush kept up their winning streaks in round six of ...

U.S. Chess Champs Rd 5, Robson vs Naroditsky
20 Apr
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Desperate Push for Qualification Continues

2011 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship – Round 5 Desperate Push for Qualification Continues By FM Mike Klein Round five of the U.S. Championship produced the most fighting chess so far at the 2011 U.S. Championship and ...

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