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U.S. Chess Championship

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The U.S. Chess Championship is an invitational tournament held to determine the national chess champion of the United States. [1]

41 relations: Alejandro Ramírez (chess player), Alexander Onischuk, America's Foundation for Chess, American Chess Congress, Arnold Denker, Arthur Bisguier, Charles Henry Stanley, Chess, Chess clock, Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, Chess endgame, Draw (chess), Eugène Rousseau (chess player), Fast chess, George Henry Mackenzie, Herman Steiner, Isaac Kashdan, Israel Albert Horowitz, Jackson Showalter, Kenesaw Mountain Landis, Lipschutz, Lubomir Kavalek, Max Judd, Paul Morphy, Round-robin tournament, S. Lipschütz, Sam Shankland, Samuel Reshevsky, St. Louis, Stillwater, Oklahoma, Swiss-system tournament, U.S. Open Chess Championship, U.S. Women's Chess Championship, U.S. Women's Open Chess Championship, United States, United States Chess Federation, Varuzhan Akobian, Walter Penn Shipley, William Lombardy, Yury Shulman, 2016 US Chess Championship.

Alejandro Ramírez (chess player)

Alejandro Tadeo Ramírez Álvarez (born 21 June 1988 in San José, Costa Rica) is a Costa Rican-born American chess grandmaster.

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Alexander Onischuk

Alexander Onischuk (born September 3, 1975) is a Ukrainian-American chess grandmaster.

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America's Foundation for Chess

America's Foundation for Chess (AF4C) is a nonprofit chess foundation begun in greater Seattle, Washington, USA in 2000.

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American Chess Congress

The American Chess Congress was a series of chess tournaments held in the United States, a predecessor to the current U.S. Chess Championship.

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Arnold Denker

Arnold Sheldon Denker (February 20, 1914 – January 2, 2005) was an American chess player, Grandmaster, and chess author.

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Arthur Bisguier

Arthur Bernard Bisguier (October 8, 1929April 5, 2017) was an American chess grandmaster, chess promoter, and writer.

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Charles Henry Stanley

Charles Henry Stanley (September 1819, Brighton – 1901, USA) was the first chess champion of the United States.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess clock

A chess clock consists of two adjacent clocks with buttons to stop one clock while starting the other, so that the two clocks never run simultaneously.

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Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis

The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is a chess venue, located in the Central West End, Saint Louis.

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Chess endgame

In chess and chess-like games, the endgame (or end game or ending) is the stage of the game when few pieces are left on the board.

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Draw (chess)

In chess, a draw is the result of a game ending in a tie.

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Eugène Rousseau (chess player)

Eugène Rousseau (c. 1810 in St. Denis, France – 1870) was a French chess master.

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Fast chess

Fast chess (also known as speed chess) is a variation of chess in which each side is given less time to make their moves than under normal tournament time controls.

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George Henry Mackenzie

George Henry Mackenzie (24 March 1837, North Kessock, Scotland – 14 April 1891, New York City) was a Scottish-American chess master.

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Herman Steiner

Herman Steiner (April 15, 1905 – November 25, 1955) was a United States chess player, organizer, and columnist.

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Isaac Kashdan

Isaac Kashdan (19 November 1905 in New York City – 20 February 1985 in Los Angeles) was an American chess grandmaster and chess writer.

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Israel Albert Horowitz

Israel Albert Horowitz (often known as I. A. Horowitz or Al Horowitz) (November 15, 1907 in Brooklyn, New York – January 18, 1973) was a Jewish-American International Master of chess.

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Jackson Showalter

Jackson Whipps Showalter (February 5, 1859 in Minerva, Kentucky – February 5, 1935 in Lexington, Kentucky) was a five-time U.S. Chess Champion: 1890, 1892, 1892–1894, 1895-1896 and 1906–1909.

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Kenesaw Mountain Landis

Kenesaw Mountain Landis (November 20, 1866 – November 25, 1944) was an American jurist who served as a federal judge from 1905 to 1922 and as the first Commissioner of Baseball from 1920 until his death.

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Lipschutz

Lipschutz is a Jewish surname.

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Lubomir Kavalek

Lubomir (Lubosh) Kavalek (Lubomír Kaválek, born August 9, 1943) is a Czech-American chess player.

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Max Judd

Max Judd (Maximilian Judkiewicz) (27 December 1851, Tenczynek near Kraków, Poland – 7 May 1906, St. Louis, USA) was an American chess master.

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Paul Morphy

Paul Charles Morphy (June 22, 1837 – July 10, 1884) was an American chess player.

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Round-robin tournament

A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn.

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S. Lipschütz

Samuel (Sml) or Salomon (Slm) Lipschütz (July 4, 1863 in Ungvár, Ung County – November 30, 1905 in Hamburg) was a chess player and author.

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Sam Shankland

Samuel L. Shankland (born October 1, 1991) is an American chess grandmaster and the current U.S. Chess Champion.

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Samuel Reshevsky

Samuel Herman Reshevsky (born Szmul Rzeszewski; November 26, 1911 – April 4, 1992) was a Polish chess prodigy and later a leading American chess grandmaster.

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St. Louis

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Stillwater, Oklahoma

Stillwater is a city in northeast Oklahoma at the intersection of US-177 and State Highway 51.

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Swiss-system tournament

A Swiss-system tournament is a non-eliminating tournament format which features a set number of rounds of competition, but considerably fewer than in a round-robin tournament.

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U.S. Open Chess Championship

The U.S. Open Championship is an open national chess championship that has been held in the United States annually since 1900.

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U.S. Women's Chess Championship

Following are the results of the U.S. Women's Chess Championship from 1937 to date.

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U.S. Women's Open Chess Championship

The U.S. Women's Open Championship is an open chess tournament that has been held irregularly.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Chess Federation

The United States Chess Federation (also known as US Chess or USCF) is the governing body for chess competition in the United States and represents the U.S. in FIDE, the World Chess Federation.

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Varuzhan Akobian

Varuzhan Akobian (Վարուժան Հակոբյան, born November 19, 1983 in Yerevan, Armenia) is an Armenian-born American chess grandmaster.

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Walter Penn Shipley

Walter Penn Shipley (June 20, 1860 – February 17, 1942) was an American lawyer, chess player and chess organizer.

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William Lombardy

William James Joseph Lombardy (December 4, 1937 – October 13, 2017) was an American chess grandmaster, chess writer, teacher, and former Catholic priest.

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Yury Shulman

Yuri Shulman (Юрый Маркавіч Шульман; born April 29, 1975 in Minsk, Belarus, former USSR) is a Belarusian American chess grandmaster.

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2016 US Chess Championship

The 2016 US Chess Championship was played between April 13 and 30, 2016 in the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in Saint Louis, Missouri.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Chess_Championship

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