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The most challenging part of playing competitive chess while in college is finding the time to practice, said Amador Delamerced '18. "Chess requires a lot of preparation time as well as preparing tactics, studying endgame and playing in tournaments, which are at least a one-day commitment," ...
The Booneville High School Chess Team qualified for the CAAS State Chess Tournament on Saturday, March 3. The following ... The BJHS Chess also competed at the Mansfield Tournament and received 3rd place in the team competition, and Corbin McGrath placed 2nd in the individual competition.

The 2018 FIDE Candidates' Tournament is becoming a disastrous tournament for Vladimir Kramnik, who continues to play below par. Today he continued on for a long time in a lost position and eventually threw in the towel vs Sergey Karjakin. In a deep endgame, Fabiano Caruana missed a chance ...
The team competed in the 2018 North/Central Texas State Scholastic Chess Championship on March 9 through 11. ... "I won my first tournament and then I wanted to play more tournaments because (...) it was fun," ... Edwards said his opponent was Julian's biggest competition in the state championship.
And today, more than before, almost all players were constantly pondering over their next moves while holding their head in their hands, with their elbows resting on the table--one of the classic poses in chess. What the fans at home are missing are the sounds. A cocktail bar on the third floor had to ...
ELMHURST, IL -- The 22nd annual Elmhurst Chess Tournament attracted 242 students and was held March 7 in the York High School Commons. The district said members of the York Chess Team assisted on the tournament floor. Organizers Chris and Debbie Khayat thanked all of the parent ...

At the halfway mark of the 2018 FIDE Candidates' Tournament, Fabiano Caruana is back to being the sole leader. ... It looks like Aronian is missing another chance to win a Candidates' Tournament.
Photo: Maria Emelianova/Chess.com. Commentator Judit Polgar called Vladimir Kramnik's win over Alexander Grischuk "a brilliant game." It started with the offbeat 3.b3 move, which however has been played by the likes of Vassily Smyslov, Viktor Kortchnoi and Lajos Portisch. "Just another way to reach ...
Success Academy, which operates dozens of charter schools in New York City, including one in Bedford-Stuyvesant, teaches students as young as kindergarten how to play chess. When youngsters reach the third grade, they get the chance to join one of the chess teams that compete in ...
Troy Pugh and his brother Roger, the organizers of the chess tournament, said he began the tournament 12 years ago to honor their late brother Ryan, who as a teenager was a three-time winner of a chess tournament in Linden. They set up the Waypoint Foundation, in part, to sponsor the tournament, ...
ELMHURST, IL — York Community High School's Chess Team headed to Peoria, Illinois on Feb. 9-10 to compete at the Illinois High School Association's Chess State Series. The district said York qualified for state during the sectional tournament two weeks prior, securing their spot in the competition.
The tournament was divided into two separate round robins: The grandmaster norm group and the international master norm section. The GM norm ... Sergei Matsenko simply outclassed his competition, finishing with seven out of a possible nine points, two points ahead of his nearest rivals. Rated 150 ...
After winning five of six rounds on Saturday, it looked like the team from Victor J. Andrew High School could finish in the top 10 at the Illinois High School Association state chess tournament in Peoria. But a few deft moves later, the team from Naperville's Neuqua Valley High School was celebrating after ...
o Willamette High School, 1 student qualified as an individual. Chess for Success is a Portland-based non-profit that helps children succeed in school through learning chess. The organization runs chess clubs in more than 78 schools throughout the state of Oregon and Southwest Washington serving more ...
O'Connor, who is an amateur chess player, will also compete in the tournament with the team Ferrero Forever, whose other members are Jim West, Ronald Saylo and Joseph Salvatore. According to a press release from Victory Music Buzz, LLC, O'Connor is a Class A Chess player, West is a national master and Saylo is an ...
The free tournament, sponsored by the West Coast Chess Alliance and The City of Richmond Community Service Department, recognizes the contributions of Mr. McKinley Williams, President Emeritus of Contra Costa College, and also the late Mr. John Easterling's efforts to promote the Royal Game of ...

The last norm tournament was held in St. Louis in 2017 at the St. Louis International ... There are many types of chess tournaments out there, but most fall into one of two categories: The round robin and the open. Knockout events ... It's a race on open water, and your goal is to out swim the competition.
Hundreds of youngsters are expected to participate in the 22nd annual Elmhurst Student Chess Tournament starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in the York High School Commons, 355 W. St. Charles Road. Students will compete in six categories: second grade, third grade, fourth grade, fifth grade, sixth ...
Pre-registration for the tournament is $10. Registration on the day of the tournament will be $15 and begins at 3:30 p.m. Players are asked to pre-register with Holly Stork at 541-281-8008 or hstork@getsmartoregon.org. The pre-registration deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12. When pre-registering, provide ...
O'Connor, who is an amateur chess player, will also compete in the tournament with the team Ferrero Forever, whose other members are Jim West, Ronald Saylo and Joseph Salvatore. According to a press release from Victory Music Buzz, LLC, O'Connor is a Class A Chess player, West is a national ...
Nicholas Truschel, center, makes his move during a match at the county chess tournament at Murrysville Community Library in Murrysville, Pa. on Saturday ... Local libraries are gearing up for their annual chess tournaments. ... Murrysville's tournament will be March 10 in the library at 4130 Sardis Road.
BRIDGEPORT - There will be a Swill style chess tournament with timed matches on Saturday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m., to noon at the Camp Clarke Lodge on Main Street in Bridgeport. Entry fee is $5 and prizes will be awarded in each division. There will be open divisions for junior (12 and Under; 18 and Under) ...
Since then, he has photographed tournaments in London, Moscow, Sao Paulo, Istanbul, Mexico City, and Shanghai, capturing intimate portraits of chess players of every age and nationality. At first, he was only allowed to take photos for the first five or ten minutes of a match, but he's been able to convince ...
Starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, the Kankakee Public Library will sponsor a U.S. Chess Federation Rated Chess Tournament. Space is limited, and only the first 30 contenders will be given access to play. The format will be a four-round tournament with 30-minute time controls and a five-second delay ...
If Chess is a favorite game, come on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 1:30 p.m. A chess tournament will be organized for players in grades 1 through 12. No pre-registration is required, but be at the library at 1:30 p.m. so brackets can be arranged. Children who enjoy chess but do not want to be in a competition are ...
The visual identity was designed by Moscow-based agency Shuka, who also was behind a much more subdued branding for the 2016 tournament. You can bet World Chess knew there would be plenty of talk from the logo. They're even selling prints of the design on the website, which it thinks will become ...
The London Chess Classic ended with quite a bang. Though it started with lots of draws, the last few rounds were full of drama, as the world champ nearly lost twice, then really did lose. Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi (Nepo), in one of his very best performances, tied for first. Along the way, he managed to ...
Oak Hall School's chess teams, motivated by the prospect of seeing their coaches forced to dance in tutus, clobbered the competition at the K-12 national tournament in Orlando last weekend. Teams from the school captured first place in kindergarten and fourth-grade competitions and its second-grade ...
On Jan. 20, 156 students from around the Archdiocese of Detroit descended upon Divine Child High School for the 10th annual Bishop Foley Catholic Schools Chess Tournament. Eleven schools in total came to compete in the highly anticipated event. The competition began just before 9 a.m. with a total of ...
Northland Public Library held its 45th annual chess tournament on Sunday, Feb. 4, This tournament began in 1973 and has a Senior Division, which is fifth to eighth grade, as well as a Junior Division, for children in Kindergarten to fourth grade. In the Senior Division, Satvik Palagani took first place, ...
Separately, Israeli officials criticized Saudi Arabia and the World Chess Federation, known as FIDE, on Tuesday after seven Israeli competitors were not granted visas to attend the tournament. "Sports and competition should serve as a bridge between groups and nations," Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the ...
The last super tournament of 2017 ended with American grand master Fabiano Caruana edging out Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi in a tiebreak to claim victory at the London Chess Classic, ahead of World Champion Magnus Carlsen. This is a significant victory for Caruana, who struggled in tournaments at ...
The visual identity was designed by Moscow-based agency Shuka, who also was behind a much more subdued branding for the 2016 tournament. You can bet World Chess knew there would be plenty of talk from the logo. They're even selling prints of the design on the website, which it thinks will become ...
Oak Hall Academy's chess teams, motivated by the prospect of seeing their coaches forced to dance in tutus, clobbered the competition at the K-12 national tournament in Orlando last weekend. Teams from the school captured first place in kindergarten and fourth-grade competitions and its second-grade ...
The event was organized by the San Luis Obispo Chess Club and hosted by the Paso Robles High School Chess Club at the PRHS Gil Asa Gym. Over 60 competitors played from schools in SLO County and Santa Barbara County. The competition was divided into a non-rated and rated section; non-rated ...
Four chess players have been convicted by an Italian federal court for their ... to manipulate results at the Montebelluna tournament in January of this year. ... with several events including closed IM and GM tournaments.
The elite field for chess's Candidates Tournament is now set, ... a million hypothetical Candidates Tournaments and tallied the winners.
The World Chess Federation is undertaking a "huge effort" to include Israeli players in a speed chess championship hosted by Saudi Arabia ...
Prince of Peace Tournaments are U.S. Chess Federation Rated ... The tournament will be round-robin, with students playing all players at their ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - After years of competing in chess tournaments, 15-year-old ... Rao's chess tournament is a personal project he's required to ...
World Senior Chess Championship +50 Champion GM Julio Granda Zuniga, Peru. | Photo: ... I have played in many tournaments around the world. I did not ... Did you do any special preparation for the tournament? I'm not a ...
Ms. Waitzkin noted, "As more and more New Jersey schools invest in chess programs to challenge their students, PDS has more competition at ...
The Hindu In School Chess Competition 2017 will be held across the country ... The entire tournament will be conducted under the aegis of the ...
MICHIGAN CITY — Saturday morning was all about chess at ... The tournament featured several different competition brackets, ranging from ...
In Saudi Arabia, even chess is being turned into a game of power plays and palace intrigue. Top players around the globe are accusing the ...
A.N. Shefali of Mandya representing Karnataka in the National U-9 Girls Chess Championship 2017 at Gurugram yesterday won her ninth ...
Winners in the first Thomas Middle School chess tournament were, l-r, ... The first official World Chess Championship in 1886 was a competition ...
Chess tournament season kicks off in Greenwich ... produced by the National Scholastic Chess Foundation, begins with two tournaments in Greenwich. ... “The NSCF Grand Prix competition encourages perseverance and the ...
The Mysore District Chess Association (MDCA) will be conducting Mysore District Open Chess Tournament for boys & girls at the University ...


 

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