GM Aleksander Lenderman took first in a tiebreak playoff at the World Open, where eight players topped the field with 7/9. He explains his approach to chess: "I don’t ever make pre-arranged draws. That’s not how ...
The US squad broke records at the Pan-American Youth, held in Cali, Colombia from June 28-July 3. Medal results included gold for Ariah Leib Shlionsky, Maya Behura, Marcus M Miyasaka and Sanjana Vittal.
Find out how Tatev Abrahamyan overcame her clock troubles en route to winning the Candidates Tournament for the Southern California State Championship with 3.5 points out of 4.
The 2015 World Open is underway in Arlington, VA, with a large roster of star players and fresh faces. Jamaal Abdul-Alim updates us from the scene.
GM Aleksey Dreev took the National Open title on tiebreak over GMs Gata Kamsky, Axel Bachmann and Illia Nyzhnyk. Vanessa West reports on why Vegas creates such inspired chess.
Ashritha Eswaran took clear first at the 2015 US Junior Girls Championship (June 22-26) held in Tulsa, Oklahoma with 6.5/9.
Today we released the full interview with GM Walter Browne (1949-2015) by Macauley Peterson from the December 2014 issue of Chess Life. Browne talks about Bobby Fischer, his own playing style and the game he invented.
We are excited to announce that Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana's transfer to the US Chess Federation was approved by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs, or FIDE, on June 26, 2015.
IM Eric Rosen reflects on a strong result in the Chicago Open, the outstanding performance by Jeffrey Xiong, and offers some more lessons on high tournament performance.