The chess world is suddenly without one of its most illustrious and longtime stars. GM Walter Shawn Browne, a six-time U.S. champion, died in his sleep Wednesday at the age of 66.
He was perhaps the most dominant U.S. player after the Fischer er... | Read More
The organizers of the second Millionaire Chess tournament, to be played October 8-12 in Las Vegas, have announced an additional prize of one million dollars that might be given out on top of its one-million-dollar prize fund.
The Millionair... | Read More
The Fourth Annual ChessKid Online National Invitational Championship (CONIC) will take place Friday-Sunday, June 5-7. The event will feature 30 of the best kids in the United States, some of them already masters!
ChessKids will be playing for of... | Read More
The 10th edition of the monthly Titled Tuesday tournament featured a doubled prize fund and more than 100 players. After some controversial games, three winners emerged.
GM Hikaru Nakamura shared his second straight title, GM Georg Meier s... | Read More
14-year-old IM Jeffery Xiong (photo courtesy U.S. Chess Champs) shocked the field at the Chicago Open, finishing clear first with 7.0/9, ahead of several strong grandmasters.
The 24th Chicago Open was held over Memorial Day Weekend, May 21-25, i... | Read More