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Nakamura and Krush Capture U.S. Chess Titles

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 06.15.2015 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

The 2015 U.S. Chess Championships in Saint Louis, Missouri, ended last Sunday as expected: the top-rated grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura won his 4th U.S. title. On the women's side, Irina Krush defended the title, her seventh. But it was not that simple.

Samuel Sevian: Young Armenian-American Grandmaster Rises to the Top

Christopher Atamian | Posted 02.14.2015 | Sports
Christopher Atamian

Bobby Fisher non-withstanding, chess has never been a huge sporting phenomenon in the Unites States. In the small Republic of Armenia, it is a religion. This country of less than 3 million has given the world two World Chess champions.

Samuel Sevian, 9, Becomes Youngest US Chess 'Master'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — A 9-year-old California boy has become the youngest-ever chess "master" in the United States. Samuel Sevian, of Santa Clara, ea...