Nation’s Top Chess Prodigies Head to Saint Louis for 2016 U.S. Junior Closed Championships

SAINT LOUIS, June 16, 2016 -- The nation’s elite junior chess players are coming back to Saint Louis, the nation’s Chess Capital, this summer as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) hosts the U.S. Junior Closed Championship July 7-18, 2016....

Ultimate Blitz Challenge: The Results

Nakamura and So were leading the Ultimate Blitz Challenge going into the 2nd and final day of the event. See the final results here!

Newcomers Take Top Honors at U.S. & U.S Women's Championship in Saint Louis

Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana and International Master Nazi Paikidze Win Prestigious Titles of U.S. and U.S. Women's Champions

Dramatic Finale At the 2016 U.S. & U.S. Women's Championships!

The 2016 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship will not only go down in the history books as the strongest event but also as arguably the one with the most dramatic finale.

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2016 U.S & U.S. Women's Championship

The 2016 U.S. Championship and 2016 U.S. Women's Championship game information and recaps can be found here. 


Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour

Watch Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour live from Leuven, Belgium with Yasser Seirwan, Jennifer Shahade, Eric Hansen, Maurice Ashley and Alejandro Ramirez providing the commentary.


GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Irina Krush 

Get to know the competitors for the 2016 U.S. Junior Closed Championship.