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Girls rule at Webster U. chess tournament - KSDK


Girls rule at Webster U. chess tournament
KSDK
More than $200,000 and international bragging rights are on the line at Webster University this weekend in a chess competition unlike any other with participants ranging in age from 18 all the way down to 6-years-old. And it's for girls only. The ...
Girls chess invitational being held in Webster Grovesfox2now.com

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This week: The most impressive collection of female chess talent ever gathered ... - Nashua Telegraph


This week: The most impressive collection of female chess talent ever gathered ...
Nashua Telegraph
The most impressive collection of female chess talent in the history of New Hampshire is coming to Manchester this week, including two 10-year-olds who are vying for chess master status. The first ever United States Girls Junior Closed Championship, ...

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Ukrainian Chess Champion Joins Team Russia - The Moscow Times


Ukrainian Chess Champion Joins Team Russia
The Moscow Times
Ukrainian chess player Kateryna Lagno has left her national team in favor of Russia's, the Russian Chess Federation announced on Saturday. Lagno, 24, won two European chess championships under the Ukrainian flag and is the 2014 women's world ...

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Russia and China expected to be battling for Olympiad title in Tromso - The Guardian


The Guardian

Russia and China expected to be battling for Olympiad title in Tromso
The Guardian
Chess 3366 White mates in three moves, against any defence. The American legend Paul Morphy took an hour, but world champion Alexander Alekhine cracked it in a couple of minutes and said "Morphy must have been asleep". How do you compare?

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Girls' interest in chess fades in high school - Orangeville Banner


Girls' interest in chess fades in high school
Orangeville Banner
There is something about the high school years that makes female chess enthusiasts stop playing, the game's governing body says. According to the Chess Federation of Canada, while interest in playing competitively wanes for both genders in their teens, ...

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