Archive for February 6th, 2015

Candidate Master Noah Fields Photo from Georgi Orlov Academy. Noah Fields, a 9th grader from Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma, won clear first place at the WA High School Individual Championship. Noah is a long-time student of IM Georgi Orlov, and his rating has now passed 2100 for the very first time. Along the way, […]

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We are only in the second month of 2015 and there is already heightened anticipation of the U.S. Championships which will begin on March 31st. What is the reason for the excitement? First, Wesley So will be competing in his first U.S. Championship and his transfer will ultimately make the tournament much more competitive in […]

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FM Warren Elliott FM Warren Elliott is considered one of the “veterans” of this year’s Jamaican National Championships despite the fact that many of the veteran masters IM Jomo Pitterson, FM Shane Matthews and CM Duane Rowe were not present. Defending national champion Andrew Mellace was set to defend his crown and three-time national champion […]

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