as of 4/18/16, a record breaking 438 players have registered so far for this year’s All-Girls National Championship taking place at the Hyatt McCormick Place in Chicago on April 22-24.Continue Reading →
The Knights Quest is a series of USCF rated tournaments that are held monthly in which players will receive points for games played. Upon completion of the yearly series in December, the top player from each section shall be declared the Champion of the Quest and receive a golden cup trophy as a reward. The point system for the series is: Win 1.0, Draw .5, Loss .25.Continue Reading →
Betsy Carina Dynako wrote a very nice article on the Greater Chicago K-12 Championship and how through this tournament we gifted free entry into the tournament and complimentary US Chess memberships to 325 children who attend Title I schools. One hundred and eighty players benefited this year.Continue Reading →
Through our continued partnership with Chicago Public Schools, we want to give every kid in Chicago the opportunity to learn, play and compete in chess.
We are sponsoring programs at 5 Chicago Public schools: Goethe, Lozano, Moos, Sabin, and Yates. But we need your help to continue funding these schools through the end of this school year.
14th District police officer Jim Regnier managed to put the police on the board with a win against a 3rd grader. He joked that it was a little nerve-wracking playing a 3rd grader. He said his heart was pounding like he was about to serve a search warrant as he savored the victory with some other officers who weren’t so fortunate.Continue Reading →