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2017 U.S. Chess Championships: Round 9 Recap

Grandmaster Elshan Moradiabadi presents several endgame studies, proving that endgames are anything but boring. Calculate and find the best possible moves.

2017.03.28

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2017 U.S. Chess Championships Round 9 Recap

This super-strong U.S. Championship is an elite event, featuring 12 of the best players in America. Join GMs Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley, Cristian Chirila, and WGM Jennifer Shahade for the live moves and analysis of the eleven round round robin, plus the U.S. Women's Championship. Can GM Fabiano Caruana and IM Nazi Paikidze defend their respective titles?

Follow the Live Spanish Commentary with GM Alejandro Ramirez https://livestream.com/ccscsl/2017USChampionshipWomensChampionship

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2017 U.S. Chess Championships: Round 10

Grandmaster Elshan Moradiabadi reviews a viewer submission from an Australian player, William Wedding (URS: 1960). He managed to draw GM Nigel Short in a simul.

2017.04.06 Nigel Short vs. William Wedding: C57 two knights defence, Fritz variation

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2017 U.S. Chess Championships: Round 8 Recap

Mario Roper has been defeated in Forest Park by tough Club regular, Junior Banks. After Junior insults Mario, there's only one hero that can defend Mario's honor on this very windy day.

2017.03.05 Michael J Kummer vs. Jr. Banks, 2017: C00 French defence

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2017 U.S. Chess Championships: Round 9

A tribute to St. Louis's Mayor Francis Slay, a longtime supporter of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Shown at the 2017 U.S. Championships closing ceremony.

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2017 U.S. Chess Championships Round 8 Recap

Round 8 of the 2017 U.S. Chess Championships turned out to be quite interesting as Varuzhan Akobian and Wesley So ended up tying for top spot on the U.S. side and Sabina Foisor and Nazi Paikidze on the Womens side. GM Maurice Ashley highlights the round.

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2017 U.S. Chess Championships: Round 8

Grandmasters Wesley So and Alexander Onischuk are tied for first after regulation. This is the playoff for the U.S. Championship.

Follow the Live Spanish Commentary with GM Alejandro Ramirez https://livestream.com/ccscsl/2017USChampionshipWomensChampionship

2017.04.10 USChessChamps.com

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2017 U.S. Chess Championships: Round 7 Recap

Round 11 was intense and full of high energy as the players vied to finish in the top spots. WGM Sabina-Francesca Foisor soared for the win of the 2017 U.S. Womens Championship and GM Wesley So and GM Alexandar Onischuck wound up in a tie for First Place, leading up to a playoff. GM Maurice Ashley recaps Round 11's excitement.

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2017 U.S. Chess Championships: Round 7

This super-strong U.S. Championship is an elite event, featuring 12 of the best players in America. Join GMs Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley, Cristian Chirila, and WGM Jennifer Shahade for the live moves and analysis of the eleven round round robin, plus the U.S. Women's Championship. Can GM Fabiano Caruana and IM Nazi Paikidze defend their respective titles?

Follow the Live Spanish Commentary with GM Alejandro Ramirez https://livestream.com/ccscsl/2017USChampionshipWomensChampionship

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2017 U.S. Chess Championships: Round 6

This super-strong U.S. Championship is an elite event, featuring 12 of the best players in America. Join GMs Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley, Cristian Chirila, and WGM Jennifer Shahade for the live moves and analysis of the eleven round round robin, plus the U.S. Women's Championship. Can GM Fabiano Caruana and IM Nazi Paikidze defend their respective titles?

Follow the Live Spanish Commentary with GM Alejandro Ramirez https://livestream.com/ccscsl/2017USChampionshipWomensChampionship

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