U.S. Chess Championships Take Off In St. Louis

U.S. Chess Championships Take Off In St. Louis

Jeffery Xiong is the early leader at the 2019 U.S. championship thanks to a win with the black pieces vs Timur Gareyev. All six games in the women’s championship were decisive. Moved up a bit in the calendar, the 2019 U.S. championships (open and women’s)...
Carlsen & Giri’s #MoveForEquality

Carlsen & Giri’s #MoveForEquality

Arch rivals Magnus Carlsen and Anish Giri combined yesterday to break a rule in chess – the convention that White goes first! The exhibition game was played to highlight the fight for equality on the eve of today’s United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination...