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Star-Studded US Junior Closed Field Set
By CLO   
July 2, 2015
Meet the star-studded field of this year's US Junior Closed, a ten-player round robin which begins in Saint Louis on July 6th. Players include IMs Jefrrey Xiong & Akshat Chandra.
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Fireworks & Fresh Faces: World Open Kicks Off
By Jamaal Abdul-Alim   
July 2, 2015
The 2015 World Open is underway in Arlington, VA, with a large roster of star players and fresh faces. Jamaal Abdul-Alim updates us from the scene. 
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Inspired Chess in Vegas: Dreev Wins Edmondson Cup
By Vanessa West   
June 28, 2015
Dreev300.gifGM Aleksey Dreev took the National Open title on tiebreak over GMs Gata Kamsky, Axel Bachmann and Illia Nyzhnyk. Vanessa West reports on why Vegas creates such inspired chess. 
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Ashritha Eswaran Wins US Junior Girls!
By CLO   
June 28, 2015
Ashritha Eswaran took clear first at the 2015 US Junior Girls Championship (June 22-26) held in Tulsa, Oklahoma with 6.5/9. 

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From the Vault: Chess Life Interview with GM Browne
By Macauley Peterson   
June 26, 2015
Today we released the full interview with GM Walter Browne (1949-2015) by Macauley Peterson from the December 2014 issue of Chess Life. Browne talks about Bobby Fischer, his own playing style and the game he invented.
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Welcome Back: Caruana Transfer Official
By CLO   
June 26, 2015
FAbi400.jpgWe are excited to announce that Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana's transfer to the US Chess Federation was approved by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs, or FIDE, on June 26, 2015.
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GM Walter Browne, Six-Time US Champion, 1949-2015
By CLO   
June 25, 2015
bronwe400.gifThe US Chess Federation regrets to report that six-time US Chess Champion Grandmaster Walter Browne died in Las Vegas in his sleep at the age of 66. 
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Bykovtsev & Chiang Lead Junior Girls After Five Rounds
By CLO   
June 24, 2015
Agata Bykovtsev & Sarah Chiang lead the US Junior Girls Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma after five rounds with 3.5 each. See key games, crosstable and a profile of organizer Frank Berry. 
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Annie Wang Leads US Junior Girls After Three Rounds
By CLO   
June 23, 2015
AnnieAsh300.gifNM Annie Wang leads the US Junior Girls Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma with 3/3. See key games and standings and follow live games on Monroi at 10 AM and 4 PM CST. 
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All Girls US Junior Underway in Tulsa
By CLO   
June 22, 2015
AllGirlslead.gifThe 2015 US Junior Girls Invitational Chess Tournament is underway in Tulsa from June 22-26. The star-studded field boasts eight National Masters, including Carissa Yip, who recently broke the record for the youngest National Master in US history.
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