GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Pentala Harikrishna are set to face off May 4 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time in the second GM Blitz Battles Match. You may want to bring a cold glass of milk.
"Naka" and "Hari" together make an incredibly spicy combo. The "nag... | Read More
Chess would be great for my kids, but where do I start?
I'd love to help start a chess program at my school, but I'm a math/science/English teacher and I know nothing about teaching chess.
I run a homeschool program with limit... | Read More
Throughout the history of the game, chess has produced innumerable fascinating personalities. Some were stars, others played supporting roles. Many of them, at least from the hazy vantage point of my clouded ... | Read More
Miss Rosa Jefferson
The champion women chess player of the world
Rosa B. Jefferson
Although she was a significant historical figure in American chess, Rosa Bradford Jefferson has remained largely unknown. Miss Jefferson edited ... | Read More
In September 1945 the proud and confident USA team suffered a humiliating, crushing defeat at the hands of the Soviet team in a 10 board, 20 game match played through a novel use of radio transmission, each set of matched contestants pl... | Read More