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Live Coverage from Southeastern FIDE Championship

Start: Friday, October 31, 2014, 07:30 pm EST
End: Sunday, November 2, 2014, 4:00+ pm EST

Recent Tournaments

(all recent tournaments)
TMSA - Halloween Challenge

TMSA - Halloween Challenge
Games

2014 Georgia Open

2014 Georgia Open
Games

2014 NC Closed Championship

2014 NC Closed Championship
Result

Master Trek LXXXV

Master Trek LXXXV
Games



Kids, Education and Chess News

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Growing the IoT at the US Masters Chess Championship
 As with much of IoT, the typical way to get the games online is using a sensor approach. When you see a USB cord attached to a chess board, you are probably looking at a DGT board, like the one pictured here. DGT_croppedAmong a variety of sophisticated features, the DGT setup reads the moves and communicates them in Portable Game Notation (PGN) format, the standard format of chess notation.
Chess in the curriculum? The game that makes you smarter
 The plan is to create chess clubs at 15 to 20 schools in the Birmingham school system. The hopes reach beyond math, AL.com notes. "According to Birmingham City Schools officials, the benefit of chess instruction is not limited to math achievement," AL.com noted. "It is also known to increase analytical and problem solving skills, improve memory and has even been shown to increase IQ scores, they said."
Solving the scholastic chess facilitation puzzle
 Young digital natives are learning chess at an unprecedented rate. Three-year-olds learn chess from the tablet and quickly become more knowledgeable than their parents. But unlike most tablet games, chess is a gateway to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. We grown-ups must optimize the chess-to-STEM pipeline, but how?
Want your bilingual kids to get ahead? Teach them a third language: computer code
 Whether or not they dazzle in final exams, students are expected to be numerate and literate, preferably at least in two languages (English and Chinese for most youngsters here). They may soon have to add a third language if they are to get ahead in the 21st century: code.
Neurologist: Chess A Brain-Builder For All Ages
 (CBS) – No matter what your age, a Chicago area neurologist says chess offers a way to improve your brain. WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports researchers long have said the cognitive skills developed by playing chess help older people stave off the effects of dementia, and perhaps even Alzheimer’s disease.
Vanapalli Wins 3rd Annual ChessKid Invitational!
 We are very proud to announce that CCCSA junior player, Vishnu Vanapalli, won his group in the 3rd Annual ChessKid invitational National Championship!
WCCB News: Wilson Gets a Lesson in the Finer Points of Playing Chess
 After many years of game nights and successful tournaments, the organizers wanted a physical location where chess players of all ages and all skills could come together to enjoy playing chess and improving their skills.
Bill Gates secret lessons to school kids and offenders
 Making chess available to school kids and prison offenders will be the cheapest way to save their lives and ours. It took 23 year old Magnus Carlsen 80 seconds and only 9 chess moves to dispel chess´ image problem and prove the power of the gameboard to his opponent, the worlds second richest man, Bill Gates when they faced each other in a televised "blitz" chess game.

Recent Games

(all recent games)
ALEX CHEN (1590) vs
MATTHEW DANIEL KLASSA (1626) at
TMSA - Halloween Chess - Challenge - IV
Halloween Chess Party ... boo
RONALD WAYNE BURNETT (2467) vs
ALAN G PIPER (2055) at
2014 Georgia Open
SHANMUKHA RK MERUGA (1888) vs
DAMIR STUDEN (2373) at
2014 Georgia Open
JHONEL BALDAGO BANIEL (1912) vs
HERCULES A DEL MUNDO (1705) at
2014 Georgia Open
JASON ROBERT WRIGHT (1302) vs
RACHEL DOMAN (1139) at
2014 Georgia Open
MAXWELL FENG (1784) vs
REECE ERIC THOMPSON (2116) at
2014 Georgia Open
GRANT OEN (2072) vs
DAVIDE NASTASIO (1789) at
2014 Georgia Open
DAMIR STUDEN (2373) vs
DAVIDE NASTASIO (1789) at
2014 Georgia Open