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U.S. Chess Champs Opens at Saint Louis Art Museum
By CLO   
March 31, 2015
Slambanner450.gifOpening ceremonies for the 2015 national chess championships will be held at the Saint Louis Art Museum Tuesday night, March 31.   Inductions will be made to both the U.S. and World Chess Halls of Fame.
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Powerhouse Webster Team Wins Final Four of College Chess
By CLO   
March 30, 2015
Webster University, won the Final Four College of Chess, held over the March 28-29 weekend in New York with a line-up that included powerhouse GMs Quang Liem Le (2755), Ray Robson (2750) and Illia I Nyzhnyk (2748).
 

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NorCal House of Chess Threepeat in US Amateur Team Playoffs
By CLO   
March 29, 2015
NorCal House of Chess made history in the US Amateur team playoffs by winning their third consecutive victory. In the final they defeated the Virginia Assasins from the East. 
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Final Four of College Clash Set for NYC This Weekend
By CLO   
March 27, 2015
LeadFinalFourCollege.jpgThe Final Four of College Chess goes down from March 28-29 at the New York Athletic Club. Competing teams are Webster University, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, Texas Tech and University of Texas at Dallas.
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US Amateur Team Playoffs Take Off March 28
By CLO   
March 26, 2015
The US Amateur Team Championships playoffs take place this weekend on March 28 on the ICC. Finalists include Thad's No Fun (South), Virginia Assassins (East), NorCal House of Chess (West) and Pinoy of Chicago (North).  Follow along and find details on the teams and pairings.
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USCF Website Revision Project Update: Tray Creative
By CLO   
March 26, 2015
The USCF received many competitive proposals for our website revision project. We selected Tray Creative, based in Seattle for phase 1, which includes developing a 501 (c) (3) site.


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The Metro Chess Interview with GM Wesley So
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
March 25, 2015
Wesleyportrait.jpgGM Wesley So recently switched federations to the USA, and is in the top ten players in the World. Kostya Kavutskiy of Metropolitan Chess interviews So: "Work harder. Focus harder. Believe harder."

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Greg on Chess: Handicapping the 2015 US Chess Championships
By IM Greg Shahade   
March 24, 2015
Naka440.jpgIM Greg Shahade handicaps the US Chess Championship, from March 31 to April 13, which will feature a super exciting field including GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So. 
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2015 Marchand Open: Kamsky to Apples
By Josh Rofrano   
March 23, 2015
Marchand200.jpgJosh Rofrano writes about the 2015 Marchand Open, where he got a chance to play the reigning US Chess Champion Gata Kamsky.
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GM Krush Eliminated in World Champs
By CLO   
March 23, 2015
GM and reigning US Women's Champion GM Irina Krush was eliminated in round 2 of the Women's World Championship by GM GM Dronavalli Harika.
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