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2015 Call for Nominations: USCF Executive Board
By CLO   
September 16, 2014
The U.S. Chess Federation (USCF) will hold an election in 2015 for two at-large positions on the USCF Executive Board for a term of three years, expiring in 2018. Find full details and how you can apply in the announcement. 
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K-12 National Championships Return to Orlando
By CLO   
September 13, 2014
The National K-12 Chess Championships return to Orlando, Florida from December 12-14 at the spacious and beautiful facilities of the Rosen Shingle Creek.
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2015 Samford Fellowship Announced
By IM John Donaldson   
September 12, 2014
The Frank P. Samford Jr. Chess Fellowship is pleased to announce its twenty ninth consecutive annual award.

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Fight Night – Carlsen v Caruana, the Live Blog
By GM Ian Rogers   
September 12, 2014
GM Ian Rogers narrates one of the most dramatic battles in the Sinquefield Cup, Caruana vs. Carlsen, with music and analysis.
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State Champs from New York to Iowa
By CLO   
September 10, 2014
In our 2nd Labor Day round-up we go from New York, where US Champ Gata Kamsky also became State Champ, to Iowa. Just added: New Jersey, where GMs Benjamin, Stripunsky & Kudrin tied for first.  
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Caruana Wraps up Cup; Kasparov in STL for Ultimate Moves
By CLO   
September 8, 2014
FinalWinners.gifFabiano Caruana won the Sinquefield Cup with a historic performance and dazzling 8.5/10 score. All six Cup competitors play in Ultimate Moves today, along with Garry Kasparov, who came to town for Rex Sinquefield's birthday! 
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Caruana Clinches Cup; Historic Performance Continues
By Brian Jerauld   
September 5, 2014
Clinching first place of the 2014 Sinquefield Cup is GM Fabiano Caruana, who claimed the lion's share of the U.S. super tournament's $315,000 prize fund with two rounds remaining. 
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Caruana Continues Awesome Streak, Now 7-0
By Brian Jerauld   
September 4, 2014
Fabi450.gifGM Fabiano Caruana extended perfection in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup, defeating GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave on Wednesday afternoon for his seventh win across seven rounds.
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Labor Day Round-up Part I: From US Masters to Southern California
By FM Todd Andrews, Randy Hough & Gary Newsom   
September 4, 2014
Maceijalead.gifFind Labor Day reports from major events across the country, including the US Masters in Greensboro, NC and a report on the Southern California Open by Randy Hough.
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Carissa Yip: "Anything is Possible"
By CLO   
September 3, 2014
Yip450.gif10-year-old Carissa Yip defeated a Grandmaster at the New England Open and told CLO: "Anything is Possible if you try hard enough, like beating a GM." :)
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