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Kaufman and Foygel Lead Senior
By Jennifer Shahade   
May 2, 2008
SeniorOpenR4CLOslide.jpgWith just one round to go, IMs Kaufman and Foygel lead the Senior Open (Boca Raton, April 28-May 3), with 4/4, half a point ahead of the field. They face off tonight at 7 PM EST.
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Senior Open Update
By Jennifer Shahade   
April 30, 2008
SeniorOpenCLOslide.jpgThe Senior Open became even more competitive in round two, when GM Dmitry Gurevich conceded a draw to expert Leonid Tkach, leaving the field, including 4 IMs and 4 FMs, wide open.
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How Wojo Won: Part VI, the King's Indian Defense
By Jonathan Hilton   
April 30, 2008
WojtCLOslide.jpgJonathan Hilton caps off April's CLO coverage with his final installment of How Wojo Won, on the King's Indian. Hilton also announces his upcoming book on Wojo and an online project to collect his undocumented games.
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GM Joel on Online Lessons
By GM Joel Benjamin   
April 29, 2008
thumb_gmjoel.jpgA parent of an eight-year-old chessplayer asks GM Joel about the ups and downs of online lessons, and when he should consider a GM coach for his son. Ask Joel a question of your own at askgmjoel@uschess.org.
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78 Seniors Battle in Boca Raton
By Jennifer Shahade   
April 29, 2008
DmitryCLolead.jpgThe U.S. Senior Open kicked off with a total of 78 players, including 1 GM, 4 IMs, 4 FMs. At stake are the final spot in the Frank Berry U.S. Championship and a place in the World Senior.
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Fantasy Chess 2008!
By Arun Sharma   
April 28, 2008
PCMcloslide.jpgRead the official rules for the 2008 Fantasy Chess Competition. Two Monroi PCMs are at stake as well as a signed board by the U.S. Championship participants and other exciting prizes. Plan your team now!
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Gata Missteps in Baku
By Jennifer Shahade   
April 28, 2008
KamskyCLoslide.jpgAfter a solid win in the Baku Grand Prix against Michael Adams, Gata Kamsky suffered a loss to Vugar Gashimov of Azerbaijan. Still on plus one, Kamsky is now tied for fourth with Magnus Carlsen.
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Alisa Earns IM Norm; Angelo Takes 1st
By Sevan Muradian   
April 28, 2008
AlisaCLOslide.jpgIn the 10th North American Fide Invitational, Alisa Melekhina won IM, WGM and WIM norms, while Chicago-area IM Angelo Young took clear first with 7/9.
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Winners in at Girls Nationals
April 28, 2008
JasmineAngelicaCLOslide.jpgThe results are in for the All-Girls-Nationals. Medina Parilla won the Girls 18 & Under along with the scholarship to UTD, valued at over 65,000$. Angelica Berrios earned the only perfect score of the event in the Girls 16 & Under.
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Kamsky Joins Leaders in Baku
By Jennifer Shahade   
April 27, 2008
RC4CLOlead.jpgAt the Baku Grand Prix, World Championship candidate Gata Kamsky defeated Michael Adams on the White side of a complicated Ruy Lopez. Kamsky now shares the lead with Grischuk and Yue Wang.
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All-Girls Nationals Standings
April 27, 2008
MedinaCLoslide.jpgOn Sunday morning at the All-Girls-Nationals, Medina Parilla leads in the Girls Under 18. Check out top standings from all six sections after four rounds.
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Baku Grand Prix Update
By Jennifer Shahade   
April 25, 2008
FIDEGPCLOslide.jpgAfter his sparkling first round win in the Baku Grand Prix,  Gata Kamsky has gone into neutral, and now is tied for third. Alexander Grischuk and Yue Wang are tied for first.

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Lenderman Wins Online Grand Prix
By Jennifer Shahade   
April 25, 2008
Alexcloslide.jpgThe young IM Alex Lenderman won the first World Chess Live/USCF Online Grand Prix. He scored 7.5/8 in the 45-player Swiss.
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Alisa Scores WGM Norm
By Sevan Muradian   
April 25, 2008
AlisaWGMslide.jpgAlisa Melekhina earned her first WGM norm at the 10th North American FIDE International in Chicago. In the final round tomorrow, she needs just half a point for an IM norm.
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Girls Nationals Kicks Off on Friday
By Jennifer Shahade   
April 24, 2008
AngelicaCLOslide.jpgThe All-Girls Nationals kicks off Friday April 25, with a simultaneous by Irina Krush. Top rated pre-registered players include Courtney Jamison, Sarah Chiang and Angelica Berrios, pictured here.
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Mr. Postman, Have You Got A Letter For Me?
By Gary Kevin Ware   
April 23, 2008
CLOSlideLetterI.jpgGary Kevin Ware presents an article on compositions shaped like letters, which have long held a special fascination for both solvers and composers. Among the featured composers are Sam Loyd, Pal Benko and Edith Baird.
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