Celebrating The Diamond Anniversary of The U.S. Chess Federation 1939-2014
The September 2014 issue of Chess Life is here! This issue of Chess Life celebrates 75 years of the USCF told through the covers of Chess Life Magazine. Some topics covered in this issue include the National Open, and Norway Chess.
Chess Life Magazine - September 2014 Issue
A Day at the Farmer's Market
The August 2014 issue of Chess Life for Kids is here! Chess Detective, 2014 Junior Grand Prix Standings, Tournament Life Announcements and more in the latest issue of Chess Life for Kids!
Chess Life For Kids Magazine - August 2014 Issue
Kamsky, Krush Defend Their Championships
The August 2014 issue of Chess Life is here! 2014 U.S. Championship, The Stories of Fritz Leiber, U.S. Amateur East Championship, The Practical Endgame, and more in the latest issue of Chess Life!
Chess Life Magazine - August 2014 Issue
Webster Strong - Back-to-Back Final Four Championships for Webster University
The July 2014 issue of Chess Life is here! Final Four of College Chess, 2014 All-Girls, The Petrosian Ending, Morphy versus Paulsen and more in the latest issue of Chess Life!
Chess Life Magazine - July 2014 Issue
Dr. Ken Regan - Catching Chess Cheaters
The June 2014 issue of Chess Life is here! Dr. Ken Regan - Catching Chess Cheaters, The Practical Endgame by GM Daniel Naroditsky, sharpening Jazz chops through Chess and more in the latest issue of Chess Life!
Chess Life Magazine - June 2014 Issue
Where do YOU play chess?
The June 2014 issue of Chess Life for Kids is here! Chess Detective, Arabian Knights, Tournament Life and more in the latest issue of Chess Life for Kids!!
Chess Life For Kids Magazine - June 2014 Issue
The May 2014 issue of Chess Life is here! Norcal House of Chess - USAT West and National Team Champions for the second year in a row, Botvinnik's Legacy, Still Waters Run Deep and more in the latest issue of Chess Life!
Chess Life Magazine - May 2014 Issue
Chess Life-July 2013 Topics include: A tribute to GM Robert Byrne (1928-2013) Chessplayers with disabilities: The 2013 All-Girls NationalChampionships in Chicago As well as practical game adviceand analysis.
Chess Life Magazine - July 2013 Issue
Chess Life-July 2013 Topics include: K factor- Kamsky, Krush conquer the competition at the 2013 U.S. Championship 20 Years ago this month: we look back at the release of Searching for Bobby Fischer Merit Mates-Scouts gather at Virginia Beach, Virgina to work on the scouting chess merit badge As well as practical game advice and analysis.
Chess Life Magazine - August 2013 Issue
Slugfest in Seattle-GM Varuzhan Akobian Leades sluggers to USCL Championship
Chess Life Magazine - March 2013 Issue
The Resolute GM- He is now one of the world's elite players, but has Hikaru Nakamura topped out? 2012 was a tumultuous year for the current U.S. Champion. Competing in 11 major events all over the world, Hikaru logged more air miles than most people earn in a lifetime. Macauley Peterson followed him to eight tournaments in six countries for Chess Life's profile.
Chess Life Magazine - April 2013 Issue
The U.S. Amateur Teams- We travel North, South, East and West to cover the most popular event on the USCF Calendar. Princeton University takes top honors in New Jersey.
Chess Life Magazine - May 2013 Issue
Supernational V-5,335 play in the largest USCF Tournament Ever Atulya Shetty-K-12 Section Champion Candidates' Tournament: GM Ian Rogers on GM Magnus Carsen's win in an epic tournament
Chess Life Magazine - June 2013 Issue
GOLD! Samuel Sevian and Kayden Troff win big in Slovenia
Chess Life Magazine - February 2013 Issue
2861! Magnus Carlsen wins his second Grand Slam Final then later breaks Kasparov's record for the highest rating.
Chess Life Magazine - January 2013 Issue
The Queen of Katwe - A Virginia Ministry uses chess to reveal the potential of the poorest of the poor.
Chess Life Magazine - November 2012 Issue
GM Ivan Sokolov of the Netherlands wins 2012 World Open in Armageddon playoff over GM Alex Shabalov.
Chess Life Magazine - October 2012 Issue
This is a compilation of 6 Different Chess Training Books by Professor Chester Nuhmentz, Jr.
Prof. Chester Nuhmentz, Jr. Chess Training Material
The January 2000 Issue of Chess Life Magazine has a cover story entitled Holiday in Harlem!. There is an interview with 1999 U.S. Champion Boris Gulko, and also games from the 1999 FIDE Knockout Finals of the World Championship, won by GM Alexander Khalifman.
Chess Life Magazine - January 2000 Issue
The January/February 2001 Issue of Chess Life Magazine has a cover story entitled Hoops and Horns in Harlem. This takes a look at the 2nd Annual Harlem Chess Film Festival. Also included are articles on the new World Champion Vladimir Kramnik's win over Garry Kasparov and Camilla Baginskaite winning the U.S. Women's Championship.
Chess Life Magazine - January/February 2001 Issue
The January 2002 Issue of Chess Life Magazine takes a look at the 2001 Dortmund tournament, won by Kramnik and Topalov. There are also articles on the Governor's Cup, won by Wojtkiewicz and Shulman, and the Continental.
Chess Life Magazine - January 2002 Issue
The January 2003 Issue of Chess Life Magazine takes a look at the match "Russia vs. the Rest of the World", in which the Rest of the World shocked the best players from Russia by winning. Games and annotations from many of the elite players in the world. There is also a profile on USCF Executive Director, Frank Niro.
Chess Life Magazine - January 2003 Issue
The January 2005 Issue of Chess Life Magazine takes a look at the U.S. Women's Team's Silver Medal performance at the 2004 Women's Chess Olympiads. The U.S. men also had a solid showing, finishing 4th. There is also an article on Vladimir Kramnik retaining the World Title against challenger Peter Leko.
Chess Life Magazine - January 2005 Issue
The January 2006 Issue of Chess Life Magazine has a special article called Chess For Peace , which features former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, former World Champion Anatoly Karpov, and former Women's World Champion Susan Polgar. Also more games and annotations from the 2005 World FIDE Championship, won by Veselin Topalov, are given.
Chess Life Magazine - January 2006 Issue
January 2007 Issue of Chess Life Magazine, content includes the University of Texas at Dallas vs. University of Belgrade correspondence match, USCF 2003 Absolute Correspondence Chess Championship, Korchnoi at the World Senior Championship
Chess Life Magazine - January 2007 Issue
January 2008 Issue of Chess Life Magazine, content includes a look at the most recent U.S. CC Olympiad team, Fabiano Caruana breaks record as youngest American GM
Chess Life Magazine - January 2008 Issue
The January 2009 Issue of Chess Life Magazine, content includes GM Gregor Kaidanov's numerous successes in chess, Viswanathan Anand defeats GM Vladimir Kramnik for world championship title
Chess Life Magazine - January 2009 Issue
The January 2010 Issue of Chess Life Magazine focuses on Women in Chess and includes an extensive interview with 3-time US Women's Champion IM Anna Zatonskih, an excerpt from World Women's Champion Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk's new book, Diary of a Chess Queen and coverage of the 2009 US Women's Open Chess Championship.
Chess Life Magazine - January 2010 Issue
Vasily Smyslov was one of the most beloved of grandmasters. Even Bobby Fischer tempered his hatred of the Soviets when considering Smyslov.Smyslov was a multi-faceted world champion, but in this issue we focus on his contributions to opening theory. Russell Potter cares deeply about Smyslov's memory, and you will to after you read about the man and study the given examples.Read this article, the Olympiad 2010, and much more in the January issue of Chess Life.
Chess Life Magazine - January 2011 Issue
Most USCF state affiliates' state championship is the premier event on their calendar. North Carolina has been implementing some innovative strategies in their championship, and the North Carolina Open, that may benefit other organizations. FM Mike Klein reports beginning on page 26.Read this article, and much more, in the January 2012 issue of Chess Life Magazine.
Chess Life Magazine - January 2012 Issue
The January 1990 Issue of Chess Life Magazine, which features an in-depth write-up on the 1990 Candidates SemiFinals for the right to face World Champion Garry Kasparov. The featured matches were Anatoly Karpov vs. Artur Yusupov and Jan Timman vs. Jon Speelman. Karpov and Timman won, giving them the right to face each other to determine who would face Kasparov for the title.
Chess Life Magazine - January 1990 Issue
The January 1994 Issue of Chess Life Magazine features the 90th birthday celebration for the Dean of Chess - George Koltanowski. There are also articles on the Kasparov-Short World Championship match, the Karpov-Timman match, the 1993 Annual Rating list and the third part in a series of articles on the SKA Biel Interzonal.
Chess Life Magazine - January 1994 Issue
The January 1996 Issue of Chess Life Magazine takes an in-depth look into the 1995 PCA World Championship, won by Kasparov over Anand. There are also tournament reports on the 1995 World Junior Championship, the U.S. Class Championship, the U.S. Senior Championship, and the Hamburg Chess Festival.
Chess Life Magazine - January 1996 Issue
The January 1997 Issue of Chess Life Magazine has a cover story entitled From Scrap Iron to Art - Abana. This talks about the Abana Chess Set, put together by blacksmiths. Inside there is an article on this interesting concept. There are also articles on The Continental Open(won by Serper), thew Governor's Cup, and the Dallas Pinfork Grand Prix.
Chess Life Magazine - January 1997 Issue
The January 1998 Issue of Chess Life Magazine looks at the 1998 World Team Championship, which saw the U.S. team finish with an impressive Silver Medal showing. There is also an article looking back at the brief history of the World Championship. There are also tournament reports on the Pacific Coast Open, Western States Open, and National K-12 Championships.
Chess Life Magazine - January 1998 Issue
The January 1999 Issue of Chess Life Magazine features GM Nick de Firmian, winner of the 1998 U.S. Championship for the 3rd time. There are also articles on the Manhattan International(won by GM Georgi Kacheishvili), the Western States Open(won by GM Alex Goldin), and 1998 World Youth Championships, and the Hoogovens Tournament(won by Judith Polgar). There is also a tribute to Leonid Stein.
Chess Life Magazine - January 1999 Issue
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