Kannappan on the Approach of the Pan-Ams

This year’s Pan-American Champs are set for University of Texas at Brownsville in scenic South Padre Island from Dec 27-30. IM Priyadharshan Kannappan of Lindenwood previews the event. 

Kasparov Chess Foundation Presents 49th Annual Greater New York Scholastic

The Kasparov Chess Foundation is hosting and sponsoring, in association with Barclaycard, the 2015 Greater New York Scholastic Team and Individual Chess Championships from January 10-11th.

K-12 Grades: Sweeps and New York Success

Results are in at the K-12 Grade Nationals in Orlando, Florida. New York teams shined at the official USCF National Championship event, winning in 11 out of the 13 sections.

K-12 Grades: Sweeps and New York Success

Results are in at the K-12 Grade Nationals in Orlando, Florida. New York teams shined at the official USCF National Championship event, winning in 11 out of the 13 sections.

Results are in at K-12 Nationals!

Results are in from the K-12 National Grade Championships held in Orlando, Florida from December 12-14. Winners include Josh Colas (pictured) in the 11th grade and Chinguun Bayarra, who swept the third grade section. Full story coming soon! 

GM Irina Krush on Orlando so Far

GM Irina Krush blogs from the National K-12 Championships, where she has been giving talks as well as a simul. She explains why she has her eyes glued to the second and third grade sections.

The Auction is On: Bid for Time with Aronian & US Chess Stars

Bidding is open for an online benefit auction to benefit the Schein-Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project. The stars are headlined by super-GM Levon Aronian! 

Nakamura Scorches London Rapidplay

US #1 Hikaru Nakamura blazed through the London Superrapidplay to score 9.5/10 including victories over World #2 Caruana, former World  Champ Anand and GMs Adams and Giri. 

Six American Titles Approved in Sochi

Six American titles were recently approved at the Presidential Board meeting in Sochi, Russia including young stars GM Sam Sevian and IMs Yian Liou and Kesav Viswanadha.

Boros & Root on the Danger of Chess Stereotyping

WIM Dr. Alexey Root and GM Denes Boros team up for an article on stereotyping chessplayers based on age and gender, and how much it can cost a player. 

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