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Krush, Kamsky Remain Perfect at U.S. Championships

Out of the field of 34 players in both the U.S. and U.S. Women's Championship, only two remain perfect: pre-tourney favorite GM Gata Kamsky and reigning U.S. Women's Champion IM Irina Krush.

Five Remain Perfect at U.S. Championships

After two rounds of the U.S. Championships, there are five perfect scores remaining: IMs Irina Krush and Anna Zatonksih and WGM Tatev Abrahamyan in the U.S. Women's Championship and GMs Gata Kamsky and Larry Christiansen in the U.S. Championship.

Decisive Results Abound at First Round of U.S. Championships

The action got a running start today as the majority of the first-round battles at the 2013 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship produced a clear victor.

Pairings Set for 2013 U.S. Championships

The opening ceremony of the 2013 U.S. Championships determined the colors for the U.S. Championship, the round-by-round pairings for the U.S. Women’s Championship and honored some important Hall of Fame inductees.

Youth Movement at 2013 U.S. Championships

Many competitors of both tournaments are first-time contenders, some still in their teens and precociously competing against battle-tested veterans.

Meet the Players: GM Alex Onischuk

As we lead up to the 2013 U.S. Championships, we'll be running a series of question-and-answer pieces designed to get you better acquainted with this year's field. Introducing: GM Alex Onischuk.

GM Timur Gareev defeats 29 in blindfold simul

It took 10 hours and 39 minutes for Grandmaster Timur Gareev to topple the final king and leave the chess community in Saint Louis dazed and amazed.

Meet the Players: The Reigning Queen

As we lead up to the 2013 U.S. Championships, we'll be running a series of question-and-answer pieces designed to get you better acquainted with this year's field. Introducing: The Reigning Queen, IM Irina Krush.

GM Gareev to Conduct 33-Board Blindfold Simul

On Tuesday, April 30, Grandmaster Timur Gareev will conduct a 33-board blindfolded simultaneous exhibition at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL).

Meet the Players: GM Alejandro Ramirez

As we lead up to the 2013 U.S. Championships, we'll be running a series of question-and-answer pieces designed to get you better acquainted with this year's field. Introducing: GM Alejandro Ramirez.

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