IM Jeremy Silman picks his top holiday chess book gift idea, "Strategy for Club Players", explaining why the lucid examples of positional chess is a must for your library.
At the National Chess Congress in Philly, IM Bregadze and GMs Panchanathan & Huschenbeth tied at the top of the crosstable with 5/6. All three talked to the US Chess Scoop about the event and Carlsen's World Championship victory.
The K-12 Championships begin on Friday in the Coronodo Springs resort near Orlando. Melinda J. Matthews, a chess mom and frequent CLO contributror local to Florida, reminisces about chess in Disney years past.
Six rounds into the World Team Championship in Antalya, Turkey, the US squad is ranked 5th out of ten teams.
CLO editor Jen Shahade talks about Yamie Chess, an exciting new animated educational tool that combines chess, story-telling and math.
John Bartholomew earned a GM norm at the Saint Louis Classic. Check out a video where John goes through some key moments of the tournament.
For many years now, the December issue of Chess Life has included GM Andy Soltis’ Annual Trivia Quiz in his “Chess to Enjoy” column. For this month’s column, the following questions didn’t quite ...
The UT Dallas Grandmaster Invitational concluded and GM section winner Julio Sadorra's 2721 tournament performance brought him closer to his goal of playing on a high board for the Philippines at the next Olympiad.
After a tough loss to Armenia in round three of the World Team Championships, the US squad rebounded with a 3.5-0.5 victory over Egypt.
Texas Tech, host of the upcoming Pan-American Champs, tied with University of Texas at Dallas at the Texas Collegiate Champs. Texas Tech coach Onischuk and players GM Cristian, IM Gorovets annotate games.