Inaugural Grand Chess Tour Unveiled In Saint Louis

World’s top players will compete for a prize fund of more than a million dollars

Chess Legends Square-off in Chess Capital, USA

Garry Kasparov and Nigel Short come to Saint Louis for a rematch of the famed 1993 World Championship: April 24-26

Crowned: Nakamura, Krush are 2015 U.S. King and Queen

Grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura and Irina Krush have earned the 2015 U.S. and U.S. Women's Chess Championships, recording a career total of 11 national titles between the two.

Penultimate: Nakamura Holds Robson Back; Nemcova Loss Gives Krush Clear Lead

After Saturday's 10th round, Hikaru Nakamura held his lead after a draw with Ray Robson, but allowed Alex Onischuk into the mix for a shot at the National Chess Championship. Meanwhile, GM Irina Krush took clear first in the Women's Championship.

So Shocked: Wesley Forfeited From U.S. Championship Ninth Round

GM Wesley So's stunning disqualification just after the start of Friday's ninth round led the talk of the day, though action on the boards proved just as intriguing. GM Irina Krush turned in her third consecutive win to catch pace with WGM Katerina Nemcova.


Nakamura vs. Aronian

The 2015 U.S. Championships take place from March 31 - April 14 with one of the strongest fields in history!


Hikaru Nakamura

Get to know America's finest GMs and the top-12 Women who will compete for the nation's highest prize.


Watch the 2015 U.S. Championships live, with streaming commentary from Yasser, Jen and Maurice.