GM Chirila analyzes his key games from the Millionaire Chess Open and also gives us an exclusive look into the groundbreaking event, from the VIP room to how the top young players unwind after the games.
Opening at the Quad Cinema in New York City on October 24, Algorithms is a documentary that transports us into the little known world of Blind Chess. Find full details in the press release.
Claudia Munoz wraps up her trip to World Junior in India with inspiring wisdom on how to finish a tournament strong and her motivation going forward.
The Man Vs. The Machine (Directed by Frank Marshall) explores Garry Kasparov's historic match vs. Deep Blue. The short documentary features FiveThirtyEight founder Nate Silver, GM Maurice Ashley & Bruce Pandolfini.
Kostya Kavutskiy covers key games from the Millionaire Open in Las Vegas, including runner-up GM Ray Robson's win over GM David Berczes.
FM Alisa Melekhina gives her impressions of the Millionaire Chess Open in Las Vegas, including interviewes with champion GM Wesley So and founder GM Maurice Ashley.
National Chess Day on Saturday October 11, 2014 was celebrated by amateurs and masters in Grand Prixs and promotional events from coast to coast, from Alabama to Idaho.
Chess at any age! Alex Dunne's Game of the Month for October features a win from 108-year-old Canadian hall of famer Zoltan Saros and annotations from James Tracz (pictured).
GM Wesley So, now #10 in the World, triumphed in the 1st edition of Millionaire Chess in Las Vegas over friend and Webster team-mate GM Ray Robson. So wins 100K for his victory!
The USCF is seeking bidders for Phase 1 of its USCF Website Revision project. Proposals are due by October 15. Find full details in the pdf.
Daniel Lucas, the Director of Publications and the editor of Chess Life magazine is running the 2014 New York City Marathon, and raising money for the USCF along the way via a crowdrise fundraiser.