Read about this year's Denker, Barber and National Girls Invitational champs, including Alex Velikanov's dramatic path to the win.
FM Mike Klein covers round two of the US Open and a dramatic round three at the Scholastic Invitationals. Also read about John Michael Burke's remarkable rating spike.
FM Mike Klein of Chess.com is reporting for US Chess from the 116th US Open in Phoenix, where the Main Event has kicked off, as well as the Denker, Barber and NGIT.
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The US took home five medals at the 2015 North American Junior Championship in Kitchener, Canada, including gold for IM Kesav Viswanadha and WFM Agata Kykovtsev.
FM Cameron Wheeler of California won the 2015 Cadet Championship in Rockville, MD. He earns a scholarship to the University of Maryland Baltimore County for this feat.
As the US Open approaches in Phoenix, Arizona, take a look at the highlights of this storied competition, as well as predictions for this year's event.
This year's Southern California Champion is seventeen-year-old FM
Michael Brown. "I love chess simply because of its complexity. I can never sit
still!" See his key victory over IM John Bryant.
The Denker tournament of high school champions, the Barber tournament of K-8 champs and the National Girls Invitational will coincide with the US Open (Phoenix, August 1-9).
Ashritha Eswaran earned a gold medal at the Pan-American Junior Girls Championship in El Salvador while Andrew Tang earned silver in the Open section.
The Castle Chess Grand Prix in Atlanta ended in dramatic fashion with GMs Irina Krush and Alonso Zapata tied for first with IM Kassa Korley (pictured).
Gata Kamsky won the New York International with 7/9. Bryan Quick writes about key match-ups and drama at the 8th edition of this star-studded tourney.
US Chess School camper David Brodsky writes about the 29th edition of the camp in New York, led by founder IM Greg Shahade and GM Alexander Stripunsky. Test yourself in some "intuition exercises", designed to be solved ...