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An American in Tromso

Sam Shankland is sensational in his Chess Olympiad debut.   After eight rounds against a difficult international field, Grandmaster Sam Shankland of the United States remains undefeated in Tromso, Norway. Those of us from the United States and especially California couldn’t be prouder of our representative at the 41st Chess Olympiad. Below is my personalContinue reading “An American in Tromso”

It’s a Great Time to Play Correspondence Chess in the United States

The United States is truly becoming one of the greatest countries in the world of correspondence chess. Our Olympiad team has made the world finals in every Correspondence Chess Olympiad from the thirteenth to the eighteenth in 2012. Since the year 2000, the ICCF has awarded 80 international titles to correspondence chess players living in theContinue reading “It’s a Great Time to Play Correspondence Chess in the United States”

United States G/60 National Chess Championship

The Bay Area will be hosting the U.S. G/60 Chess Championship on October First, 2011. It is a rare pleasure to have a U.S.C.F. National Championship located in Northern California and many of my students look forward to this extra opportunity to add to their credentials. Tomorrow, I will report live from the Santa ClaraContinue reading “United States G/60 National Chess Championship”