Archive for April, 2021

Tris-Ann RichardsPresident of St. Lucian Chess FederationPhoto courtesy of Tris-Ann Richards(St. Lucia Chess Federation) The island of St. Lucia has turned over a new leaf after their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 15th. During an online meeting, members of the St. Lucia Chess Federation (SLCF) elected their Executive Board. The relatively-new member of FIDE […]

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Last October, U.S. Chess announced the formation of a new committee to recruit, screen, and endorse candidates to serve on the Executive Board. That committee was elected at the State Delegates Meeting in 2020. 2020-2022 Nominating Committee Members Joy Bray (MO), Executive Board-appointed David Grimaud (SC), Delegate-appointed Randy Hough (CA-S), Delegate-appointed Michelle Martinez (AZ), Delegate-appointed […]

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On April 19th, the 2020 World Candidates tournament will resume after being postponed to due the COVID-19 pandemic that swept the globe. There is optimism and relief that over-the-board chess will resume this season after the world essentially hibernated to ride out the pandemic. Early last year, it appeared that the tournament would be in […]

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Dear Chess Community, At 2019 Delegates Meeting in OrlandoPhoto by Kevin Pryor As a state delegate and a former board member of the Florida Chess Association, I have had the honor to participate in the decision-making process of our governing body. The Executive Board and Delegates meetings are exciting arenas for exchanging ideas about chess […]

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