2012 U.S. Championship

Pre-Tourney Favorites Pull Ahead at U.S. Championships

GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Gata Kamsky each won their round three game to pull into a tie for first, and IMs Irina Krush and Anna Zatonskih, were joined by a surprise contender atop the Women's field.

Zatonskih Stays Perfect at 2012 U.S. Championships

IM Anna Zatonskih asserted her dominance with her second-straight win in the U.S. Women's Championships to take a half-point lead over the rest of the field. The U.S. Championship features a six-way tie for first.

Decisive results abound in round 1 of U.S. Championships

All but three of the games from the first rounds of the 2012 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women's Championship were decisive as the competitors demonstrated their desire to play fighting chess to compete for the respective titles.

2012 U.S. Championships Begin in Saint Louis

The 2012 U.S. Championships kicked off in Saint Louis in a big way as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis and the World Chess Hall of Fame unveiled a Guinness World Record. Round one begins today at 1 p.m. CT.


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