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31  mars     22h00
Everything But An Upset On First Day of National High School (K-12) Championships
Jay Stallings    Image Image Caption Photo Caroline King Class C Players Consistently Crush Masters in D C Now that we have your attention April Fools by the way The drama and early elimination of contenders for the National High School Championships began before this event s
30  mars     22h00
Deadline to Nominate State Delegates Is May 1
US Chess    It was decided at the Annual Meeting in Rancho Mirage California to amend US Chess s Bylaws DM This means that the total number of delegates has been increased from to They have to be named by State Chapter Presidents via direct email by May Nineteen states with
Flash NHS Registration Announcement
US Chess    Flash HSChessChamps Announcement We can now accommodate up to players If you are on site and want to register come to Chess Control in Coats Room on Terrace Level to register by a m for Round
29  mars     22h00
Jen Shahade Meets Ladies Knight Guest Isabelle Choko (PODCAST)
US Chess    Ladies Knight host Jennifer Shahade had the opportunity this Winter to meet an epic guest Holocaust Survivor and French Women s Chess Champion Isabelle Choko We celebrate this occasion by rebroadcasting the episode and presenting the video Jennifer recorded in Paris with Isabelle Choko
National High School (K-12) Championship Preview
IM Justin Wang    Image This weekend March through April the US Chess National High School K Championship takes place in Washington D C This national event features some of the best scholastic chess players in the United States and US Chess is proud to host this exciting event Registration for
28  mars     22h00
Wednesday Workout: Jennifer Yu’s Best Tactics So Far
Davis Zong Jr    This week s Wednesday Workout celebrates the games of reigning and two time U S Women s Champion WGM FM Jennifer Yu Many of these positions are taken from her dominant championship run and will be familiar to long time readers Image As always you can solve these puzzles with our
27  mars     22h00
Krush Repeats, Nakamura Survives in American Cup Grand Finals
US Chess    After a week of play it was finally time for the American Cup to come to an end But first in each section the winner of the elimination bracket would have a chance to take revenge against the player that relegated them to the rapid and blitz bracket in the first place If the player from the
26  mars     22h00
All Tension and No Rest as So and Lee Win Elimination Bracket Finals
FM Sandeep Sethuraman    A defining characteristic of the American Cup that distinguishes it from a normal knockout tournament is its double elimination format where players who are knocked out from the champion s bracket receive another chance to vie for a spot in the finals in a second elimination bracket Compared
24  mars     23h00
National High School: Registration Cap; Special Blitz Procedures
   Image REGISTRATION FOR THE MAIN TOURNAMENT WILL BE CAPPED AT PLAYERS This number represents the seating limit we have available between the two playing halls If you have not registered but intend do so we recommend doing that right away We will shut down online registration if we hit
23  mars     23h00
History Repeats Itself at American Cup
   The pressure is increasing at the American Cup as the rounds progress and the players are handling this very impressively In the champion s bracket final GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So engaged in a tense match that went all the way to blitz tiebreaks Image Image Caption