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 Fourth Annual ChessKid Online National Invitational Championship (CONIC) concluded Sunday with the final two rounds. In the five age-based sections, only three of the five leaders going into the final day were able to successful... | Read More
Chess.com's scholastic extension, ChessKid.com, is hosting the Fourth Annual ChessKid Online National Invitational Championship (CONIC) this weekend.
Thirty of the best ChessKids in the U.S. are competing in five sections for an official USCF na... | 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
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