IM John Donaldson reports on the 2015 World Team Championship, underway now in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia.
The record-breaking All-Girls Nationals ended with Becca Lampman winning the Under 18 section on tiebreak. Catalania Foothills won the team division while Maya Behura (pictured) swept the Under 8 section.
The World Team Championship (Tsakhkadzor, Armenia, April 18-29, 2015) and World Women's Team Championship (Chengdu, April 18-29) are both underway.
The 2015 All-Girls Nationals in Chicago kicked off with a record 360+ registered players, building on the momentum from last week's record-breaking National High School Championships.
Kostya Kavutskiy explores his complicated history of meeting the Open Sicilian and how he came to write a book on taking it head on with 3.d4.
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center is ecstatic to bring together the 13th World Chess Champion Kasparov and famed English GM Nigel Short for a two-day exhibition match at the end of April, as the first installment of its Battle ...
The US Chess Trust is proud to announce the 2015 recipients of the Chess-Scholar Player Award: Jackson Chen, Rachel Gologorsky, Simone Liao, Akshay Malhotra & Darwin Yang.
GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Irina Krush won the 2015 US Chess Championships and US Women's. At the closing ceremony, Jean Hoffman of the USCF announced that the 2016 events would also be in America's chess capital.
IM Akshat Chandra won clear first at the record-breaking National High School Championship in Columbus, Ohio (April 10-12) with 6.5/7. Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California won top team honors.
Congrats to GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Irina Krush for winning the US Championships and US Women's Chess Championships in Saint Louis!
A strong and record-breaking High School Championships are underway in Columbus, Ohio. Kesav Viswanadha leads the Open section, while top seed Akshat Chandra is a half point behind, along with another nine players.
The National High School Championships kicks off this weekend. The event promises to be tough, with IM Akshat Chandra of "Quest to GM" tying for first with Christopher Wu in tonight's blitz tournament.
The USCF Sales Spring 2015 Buying Guide is now available! This 32-page catalog showcases the newest and most popular items available at USCF Sales.
The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is accepting applications for the position of Social Media / Chess Life Online Assistant. Applications for this part-time job (15 hours/week) are due by May 1, 2015.
Check out the updated fields for the US Chess Championships and US Women's, set for March 31-April 13 in Saint Louis. Competitors included defending champ Kamsky and World top ten GMs Nakamura and So.