Archive for March 21st, 2012

The “Young Lions” roared in DC as the trio of 13-year old chess masters trekked to the nation’s capitol to give and simultaneous exhibition of 30 students. Justus Williams, Josh Colas and James Black Jr., all 2300-rated masters, played ten boards apiece at the Chess Challenge after-school program. Each of them got a chance to […]

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New in Chess (2012/2)

Levon Aronian graces the cover of the latest New in Chess in a very debonaire pose from his Tata Steel victory. With all the hoopla over Magnus Carlsen, Aronian has flown under the radar. His Tata victory places him only 15 ELO points behind Carlsen and in striking distance to claim the all-time rating record […]

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