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Turnout Breaks Records at 2015 All-Girls Nationals
By Jorge Barrera   
April 18, 2015
AllGirlsNationalslead.jpgThe 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. 
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Kostya On Chess: Learning to Love the Open Sicilian
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
April 16, 2015
kavutskiy.jpgKostya 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.
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Battle of Legends: Autographs & Simuls
By Brian Jerauld   
April 15, 2015
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 of the Legends series.
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2015 Scholar Chess Player Award Winners Announced
By The U.S. Chess Trust   
April 15, 2015
RachelG275.jpgThe 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.
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Nakamura & Krush are the New U.S. Champions!
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
April 14, 2015
HikaruIrina.jpgGMs 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.
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Quest to Columbus: IM Chandra Wins High School Championship
By Jorge Barerra   
April 14, 2015
KesavAkshat.jpgIM 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. 
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Record Breaking National High School Champs Underway
By Jorge Barrera   
April 11, 2015
akshat300.gifA 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.
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Record Attendance in Columbus!
By Franc Guadalupe   
April 10, 2015
A record 1506 players have registered for the National High School Championship in Columbus, Ohio to break a record previously set at SuperNationals in 2013!
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Nakamura Pulls Ahead, So Stumbles in Saint Louis
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
April 9, 2015
SoNakaLennart.gifRound eight was an important day for the standings of the 2015 U.S. Chess Championships, with Nakamura (6/8) taking clear first after his win over Troff while Nemcova continues to lead the Women's, half a point ahead of Krush.
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National High School Championships Kick Off with Blitz & Bug
By CLO   
April 9, 2015
AS300.gifThe 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.
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