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Best of CLO 2014 #7- GM Krush on Orlando
By CLO   
January 29, 2015
The #7 article in Best of CLO 2014 is Krush on Orlando: What it Takes to Be a Champion by GM Irina Krush. Judges praised GM Krush’s insightful view on star youth at our K-12 Scholastic championships.
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A Weekend with Garry Kasparov
By IM Akshat Chandra   
January 28, 2015
garryakshat.gif15-year-old IM Akshat Chandra gives a glimpse into the "Young Stars" training program with 13th World Chess Champ Garry Kasparov, sponsored by the STL Chess Club and the Kasparov Chess Foundation.
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Best of CLO 2014 #8- Jen Shahade on Kazim Gulamali
By CLO   
January 26, 2015
The #8 article in Best of CLO 2014 is Kazim's Back: Gulamali on Taking Down Vegas by Jennifer Shahade. "Millionaire open U2500 champion spills the beans on Armageddon to travel plans in Europe" said Michael "f-pawn" Aigner.
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Best of CLO 2014 #9: Kostya on Staying Present
By CLO   
January 25, 2015
Kostyalead.gifThe #9 article in Best of CLO 2014 is Kostya on Norm #1: Staying Present by Kostya Kavutskiy. Judges praised Kostya's candor and inspiring words.
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Carlsen Wins in Tata; So in Tie for Second
By CLO   
January 25, 2015
magnusofficial.jpgThe World Champ Magnus Carlsen won clear first in a dramatic edition of Tata Steel Chess. Newly transferred US GM Wesley So tied for 2nd-5th and gained 25 rating points!
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“Embrace the Quirkiness”-Interview with Pushing Wood Filmmakers
By Christian Glawe   
January 24, 2015
AndyInSeaOfChessplayers.gifChristian Glawe interviews the filmmakers behind the new chess documentary "Pushing Wood." The film profiles Grandmaster Maurice Ashley and his efforts to popularize chess. 
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GM Timur Gareyev To Appear at the National Junior High Champs
By USCF Events Director Franc Guadalupe   
January 23, 2015
timurplaying.gifGM Timur Gareyev, one of the highest rated players in the country, will be the special guest at the National Junior High Chess Championship.
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Best of CLO 2014: Alan Rodenstein on Claudia Muñoz
By CLO   
January 23, 2015
The #10 article in Best of CLO 2014 is “An Interview with the Ubiquitous Claudia Munoz" by Alan Rodenstein. Judges praised the topical subject matter, and insight into a young American star, also an efficient social media user.
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Best of CLO 2014: Meet the Judges
By CLO   
January 22, 2015
sabrinatwitter.gifIn our annual Best of CLO countdown, we revisit the best articles of 2014, which you may have missed in the hectic news cycle. Judges include Michael "f-pawn" Aigner and WIM Sabrina Chevannes.
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Kasparov Interviewed by Rogoff
By CLO   
January 22, 2015
Former World Champion, author and human rights activist Garry Kasparov talks with Harvard Economics professor and Grandmaster Kenneth Rogoff about chess and artificial intelligence in this speaker series put on by the Alan Howard Foundation/JW3 Speakers Series.
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