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Alex the Invincible
By Jennifer Shahade   

Photo Jennifer Shahade

"I was overwhelmed when I saw the trophy engraved with Reshevsky, Morphy and Fischer and realized my name would be next! I'm part of history now."

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Surprises in San Diego
By John Watson   

Alexander Onischuk, the new U.S. Champion photo by Jennifer Bishop

America crowns two first-time champions,Alexander Onischuk and Anna Zatonskih.

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Chess History: The Morphy of the North
By John Hilbert   

 

Struck down in his prime 100 years ago this month at the tragically young age of 33, Harry Nelson Pillsbury never did get to play for the world title.



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The South Rises Again
By Mike Klein   

NM Daniel Ludwig of Orlando photo by Kellie Harding

A Tennessee native qualifies for the 2007 U.S. Championship, and an Orlando high-school student has a bittersweet finish

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Exclusive photo gallery
By Jacob Okada and Jennifer Shahade   

Grandmasters Yury Shulman, Varuzhan Akobian and Gregory Serper analyse.

We didn't have room in the June Chess Life for all of our revealing U.S. Champ pics! Check out never before published shots in this web exclusive gallery.

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An American in Iceland
By Ben Johnson   

Photo Cathy Rogers

Playing poker professionally has caused me to feel much deeper appreciation for chess.

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U.S Championship Photo Gallery
By Jacob Okada and Jennifer Shahade   
Web exclusive- many never before seen photos, or color versions of your favorite shots from the magazine!

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