Posts Tagged ‘usa’

U.S. Chess Championship – Favorites at the Top

The bell curve of scores began to take shape after today’s round three of the 2012 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship. With six of the 11 games pitting first-time opponents against each other, a lot of unknowns preluded the afternoon. The top two rated players pulled ahead in both competitions, with one surprising party […]

1st Round of U.S.Championship [pgn files]

Here are the games from the 1st round of male championship of the U.S.A. in chess. What game do you like the most? Was it Nakamura’s game where he used the good old and romantic Ewans Gambit?

Decisive Results Abound in Round 1 of U.S. Championships

There were running starts and standing starts and very little in between to open the 2012 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship. All but three games in the events produced a decisive result. The tournaments are being hosted by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis for the fourth consecutive year. In a […]

Nakamura seeks third U.S. Championship title in St. Louis

Fields set for 2012 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship The fields are set for both the 2012 U.S. Championship and 2012 U.S. Women’s Championship, scheduled to be held simultaneously May 7 through May 20 in St. Louis. Grandmaster Gata Kamsky and International Master Anna Zatonskih each look to defend their respective titles against strong […]

Irina Krush – New Women’s Chess Champion of the U.S.

I mentioned the U.S. Women’s Chess Championship in a few posts here on the blog. I have covered some first rounds, but I have not let you know the final results. This post is here to fix it. After great battles and nine rounds IM Irina Krush became the Women’s Chess Champion of the U.S. […]

2st Round of the US Women’s Chess Championship – No Draws Again!

Incredible! Yesterday we could watch the second round of the US Women’s Chess Championship which is played in Saint Louis. None of the games finished by draw again. So far there were 10 games played and all of them finished with win of one of opponents. What a combative tournament! The standing after 2 rounds: […]

1st Round of the US Women’s Chess Championship – No Draws

The US Women’s Chess Championship started yesterday. The first round was very interesting and we experienced really bloody battles. No one of five games finished by draw! The game I like the most from the first day is the win of Irina Krush. Irina Krush has the highest rating of the tournament and she is […]

New poll: Who Will Become the US Women’s Chess Champion For 2010?

Today the US women’s championship will start in Saint Louis. Great occasion for all chess fans in the USA, right? I am sure you watch this event closely at least on the same level as I am going to watch it. You may remember I post polls on the blog sometimes. It is always good […]

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