The Chess Party Begins in Irvine
By CLO   
August 1, 2010
The traditional schedule of the Jerry Hanken Memorial, Denker tournament of high school champs, US Junior Girls Open and Tournament of College Champs all began Saturday night. See key games and photos.
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Irina Krush Victory Rap
By US Chess Scoop   
July 31, 2010
The US Chess Scoop features reigning women's champ IM Irina Krush rapping about her victory in Saint Louis. Lyrics by Kele Perkins. 
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The Odds at the Denker
By Randy Hough   
July 30, 2010
Randy Hough previews the Denker and profiles some tournament favorites. The Denker begins Saturday night along with the 9-day schedule of the Jerry Hanken Memorial/US Open, the Girls Junior Open & the Tournament of College Champs.
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Pan-Am Youth Squad Heads to Brazil
By CLO   
July 30, 2010
This year's 13-player Pan-American Youth squad travels to Brazil from August 1-8. See the US list of players and coaches and check out a link to an interview with an under 16 rep, Stuart Finney.
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New FIDE Titles for Americans
By CLO   
July 29, 2010
Mackenzie Molner's IM title was approved at the Norway FIDE Presidential Board meeting. Kleiman will receive his IM title soon, Adamson's is conditional on rating. Haskel earned the International Arbiter title.
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Bullyproof Chess
By Lisa Suhay   
July 29, 2010
Rener Gracie is part of Bullyproof!, a program that combines martial arts and chess to prepare kids for bullying. See a video of Gracie getting schooled in blitz chess.
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US Chess School Comes to Dallas
By Elizabeth Vicary   
July 28, 2010
Elizabeth Vicary writes about the 12th session of the US Chess School held in Dallas. See puzzles by teachers FM Aviv Friedman and founder IM Greg Shahade, and Aviv's beloved "alien story."
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Arbiter Update: From the World School to Online Training
By Sevan Muradian   
July 28, 2010
Organizer Sevan Muradian updates CLO readers on international arbiters, an online arbiter training seminar and recent arbiter norms. Check out links on fide.com and nachess.org.
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US Women's and Juniors Closing Gallery
By Suzy Gorman   
July 27, 2010
US Women's Champ Irina Krush and US Junior Champ Sam Shankland were crowned a week ago at a closing ceremony at Saint Louis University. The event was captured in photos by Suzy Gorman.
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Datta Wins Record Smashing U.S. Junior Open
By Franc Guadalupe   
July 27, 2010
The 2010 U.S. Junior Open held in Houston, Texas was a record-smashing event, and National Master Deepyaman Datta, a student at University of Texas at Austin, was the biggest winner.
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The Denker Turns 25 in Irvine, California
By Dewain Barber   
July 26, 2010
The Denker Tournament of High School Champions is from July 31-Aug.3 with the 1st US Girls Junior Open and the Tournament of College Champs. Read more about the history and this year's Denker contenders. 
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The US Senior Open Returns to Boca Raton
By CLO   
July 26, 2010
The US Senior Open runs from August 23-28 in Boca Raton, Florida. The winner is seeded into the 2011 US Championships. CLO coverage will feature blogs by former World Senior Champ GM Larry Kaufman.
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Berkeley International Returns in 2011
By IM David Pruess   
July 25, 2010
From January 2-8, the Berkeley International, a strong tournament will be held. Six GMs are already signed up, including GM Timur Gareyev. See details and games from the last edition, held in 2008.
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Chess Boy Scouts Merit Badge Announced in Saint Louis
By Jennifer Shahade   
July 23, 2010
At the closing ceremony of the 2010 US Women's Championship, Dr. Jeanne Sinquefield announced that the Boy Scouts of America approved Chess as the next Merit Badge for development.
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Tatev Abrahamyan Wins 2010 US Women's Fighting Spirit Award
By Jean Hoffman   
July 23, 2010
At the 2010 US Women’s Chess Championship, Tatev Abrahamyan, 22, was awarded this year’s $1000 9queens/goddesschess Fighting Spirit Award. Women's World Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk judged the award. 


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Sevillano Triumphs in Agoura Hills
By Randy Hough   
July 22, 2010
CCA's 15th Pacific Coast Open attracted 203 entries. The 30-player Open section featured two GMs and four IMs, with one of the latter, Enrico Sevillano, finishing on top with a 5-1 score.
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July - Chess Life Online 2010

The Chess Party Begins in Irvine Irina Krush Victory Rap The Odds at the DenkerPan-Am Youth Squad Heads to BrazilNew FIDE Titles for AmericansBullyproof Chess Arbiter Update: From the World School to Online TrainingUS Chess School Comes to Dallas US Women's and Juniors Closing Gallery Datta Wins Record Smashing U.S. Junior OpenThe Denker Turns 25 in Irvine, California The US Senior Open Returns to Boca Raton Berkeley International Returns in 2011Chess Boy Scouts Merit Badge Announced in Saint Louis Tatev Abrahamyan Wins 2010 US Women's Fighting Spirit Award Sevillano Triumphs in Agoura HillsA Perfect Storm Leads IM Sam Shankland to US Junior titleNietman and Walters Elected to USCF Executive Board Krush crowned; three-way tie atop Junior leaderboardMitkov Takes 2010 Chicago Class Krush and Zatonskih Tied in Women; Zhao Creeps Closer to Robson in JuniorsA Chess Mom on the US Junior Closed Zatonskih Maintains Lead; Robson Pulls Away in JuniorsYang and Liou Share Cadet TitleZatonskih Still Leads at the US Women's; Zhao FaltersLiou Leads the 2010 Cadet ChampionshipZatonskih and Zhao bring their A-GameKislik and Naroditsky Earn IM Norms in HungaryAdelberg and Ostrovskiy Take An Early Lead In CadetZhao Leads Junior Closed, Zatonskih and Krush WinUS Cadet Championship OpensHarper Leads Juniors; Favorites Break Streak at the Women'sDaniel Naroditsky Earns IM Norm in Hungary Stage Set for Epic Showdown at U.S. Women's ChampionshipFighting Chess in round 1 of US Womens and US Juniors Pairings Set for 2010 U.S. Women's and Junior Closed ChampsChess Talk with Yasser Seirawan The Scoop on the World Open A Parent's Perspective on Chess Camps July Grand Prix Update Vik(c)tors Top the World OpenNakamura to Comment on Opening Weekend of US Junior and US Women's The Origins of National Chess Day Laznicka Pulls Away at the World Open GMs Battle as World Open Merge Approaches Hilton on Arriving in Valley Forge The July Check is in the Mail The US Chess Scoop on Valley Forge: Part I