To know what it feels like to win the United States Chess Championship, earn $40,000 and reconfirm your status as the No. 1 chess player in the country -- and as the most promising American player since Bobby Fischer -- look no further than the Twitter status of the man who just did all of these th ... More >>
Congrats to Susan Polgar, the incoming coach of Webster University's new chess team, for her sidebar article, "Winning Gambit," inside the current issue of Sports Illustrated (NFL Draft cover).
We first introduced Polgar back in February. The Budapest native, former world champion and, until recen ... More >>
Liz Garbus' documentary, Bobby Fischer Against the World, made its premiere at the Tivoli Theatre last night.The most stunning moment of Bobby Fischer Against the World, the documentary making its premiere at the Tivoli Theatre last night, would be easy to miss if it weren't so eerie.
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Will Nakamura leave us searching for Bobby Fischer's record?It ain't exactly the Thrilla in Manilla, but it's being billed as the first-ever international chess match between two top-ranked players to be played in St. Louis since 1886. And the stakes are particularly high for one of the conte ... More >>
badattitudes.comRex and Jeanne Sinquefield, co-founders of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, purchased a large collection of writings by the reclusive and controversial chess master Bobby Fischer for $61,000 at a San Francisco auction earlier this week.The prize of the collection ... More >>
weblogs.baltimoresun.comThe top 24 chess players in the country begin competing this hour in the 2009 U.S. Championship. Also known as "The Super Bowl of Chess" (it's the same as the gridiron version, but without the cheerleaders, testosterone, or multimillion dollar commercial breaks) the comp ... More >>