2017 U.S. Championships

On Chess: 2017 Grand Chess Tour begins next week with larger prize fund and the world's top players - St. Louis Public Radio

2017 U.S. Championship - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 5:46am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: 2017 Grand Chess Tour begins next week with larger prize fund and the world's top players
St. Louis Public Radio
The third annual Grand Chess Tour, arguably the top chess tour in the world, is right around the corner with none other than Magnus Carlsen headlining the event. Another treat for both the players and chess fans is the addition of the Saint Louis Rapid ...

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

2017 U.S. Championship - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 5:33pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
This week's game is perhaps the best one played at the 2017 US Championship. In it, the current junior champion, Texan Jeffrey Xiong, faced the eventual tournament winner, Wesley So. It was a disappointing event for Xiong as he finished in next to last ...

So, Foisor are US chess champions - Stabroek News

2017 U.S. Championship - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 1:05am

So, Foisor are US chess champions
Stabroek News
Elite chess grandmaster Wesley So won the exacting 2017 US Championship recently and in so doing, extended his victories and draws to 67 tournament games. This sensational streak of emerging unscathed began in mid-2016 and has continued ever ...

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So, Foisor are US chess champions - Stabroek News

2017 U.S. Championship - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 1:05am

So, Foisor are US chess champions
Stabroek News
Elite chess grandmaster Wesley So won the exacting 2017 US Championship recently and in so doing, extended his victories and draws to 67 tournament games. This sensational streak of emerging unscathed began in mid-2016 and has continued ever ...

Third time's a charm: GM Wesley So wins | SunStar - Sun.Star

2017 U.S. Championship - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 10:12am

Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Third time's a charm: GM Wesley So wins | SunStar
Sun.Star
So defeated GM Alex Onischuk in the playoffs 1.5 – 0.5 points in the “best-of-3 rapid playoffs” to bring home the $50,000 top purse at the 2017 US Championship at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis. Barely a month after winning the MVP ...
Former Philippine national player Wesley So rules US chess championship, bags P2.4 millionSports Interactive Network Philippines
So shares top with 2 othersInquirer.net
So overwhelmingPhilippine Star

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Former Philippine national player Wesley So rules US chess championship, bags P2.4 million - Sports Interactive Network Philippines

2017 U.S. Championship - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 4:27am

Sports Interactive Network Philippines

Former Philippine national player Wesley So rules US chess championship, bags P2.4 million
Sports Interactive Network Philippines
WESLEY So underscored his status as US No. 1 chess player by topping the 2017 US Championship with a 1.5-0.5 victory in a rapid playoff with former champion Alex Onischuk. A former Philippine national team member, Grandmaster So won with white in ...
So overwhelmingPhilippine Star

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So Beats Onischuk To Win 1st US Championship - Chess.com

2017 U.S. Championship - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 3:34pm

Chess.com

So Beats Onischuk To Win 1st US Championship
Chess.com
After winning the MVP award last month for scoring the highest league performance rating, today GM Wesley's So's rapid brilliance continued in the Monday playoff for the 2017 U.S. Championship. He beat 2006 U.S. Champion GM Alex Onischuk, who at 41 ...

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Foisor Wins US Women's While So, Onischuk Head To Playoff - Chess.com

2017 U.S. Championship - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 5:39pm

Chess.com

Foisor Wins US Women's While So, Onischuk Head To Playoff
Chess.com
On her ninth attempt, it was mate in nine. WGM Sabina Foisor's elegant winning combination continues the legacy of a legend. Less than three months removed from the unexpected loss of her mother, a five-time Romanian Women's Champion, Foisor ...

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

2017 U.S. Championship - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 4:59pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
2017 U.S. Championship, St. Louis, Mo. Jeffery Xiong (2674) — Alexander Shabalov (2556). 1.e4 c6 2.Nf3 d5 3.Nc3 g6 4.d4 Bg7 5.h3 Nf6 An ancient line that even this writer has played as Black before. 6.e5 6.Bd3 is the other somewhat safer choice here. 6.

So shares top with 2 others - Inquirer.net

2017 U.S. Championship - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 1:24pm

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So shares top with 2 others
Inquirer.net
A draw against Gata Kamsky on Saturday puts Wesley So in a share of the lead with Alexander Onischuk and Varuzhan Akobian in the 2017 US Championship in St. Louis, Missouri. A day after shocking four-time US champion Hiraku Nakamura, Onischuk ...
Former Philippine national player Wesley So rules US chess championship, bags P2.4 millionSports Interactive Network Philippines
Third time's a charm: GM Wesley So wins | SunStarSun.Star
So overwhelmingPhilippine Star

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So overwhelming - Philippine Star

2017 U.S. Championship - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 11:58am

So overwhelming
Philippine Star
By the time this issue runs off, the US Championship in St. Louis, Missouri, will have been in its final stages. Wesley So and Varuzhan Akobian registered contrasting victories to share the lead with six points after the ninth round at the St. Louis ...

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So keeps share of lead - Inquirer.net

2017 U.S. Championship - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 3:16pm

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So keeps share of lead
Inquirer.net
Top seed Wesley So subdued rising star Jeffery Xiong in the ninth round Friday and kept his share of the lead in the 2017 US Championship in St. Louis, Missouri. His third win against six draws gave the Cavite-born 6.0 points, the same total posted by ...
Former Philippine national player Wesley So rules US chess championship, bags P2.4 millionSports Interactive Network Philippines
Third time's a charm: GM Wesley So wins | SunStarSun.Star
So overwhelmingPhilippine Star

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Akobian Wins To Become So's Newest Co-Leader - Chess.com

2017 U.S. Championship - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 8:22pm

Chess.com

Akobian Wins To Become So's Newest Co-Leader
Chess.com
The players' fortunes at the 2017 U.S. championship have resembled more of a bingo hopper than any linear path. Just when ... GM Yaroslav Zherebukh's moment in the sun ended a few hours later inside the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

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On Chess: 2 St. Louis Universities win top honors at the President's Cup - KBIA

2017 U.S. Championship - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 12:17am

KBIA

On Chess: 2 St. Louis Universities win top honors at the President's Cup
KBIA
Competitions between universities in chess have obviously existed for many decades before the start of chess scholarships, but this idea quickly attracted many titled players from around the world to American universities. ... Final Four to play catch ...

On Chess: 2 St. Louis Universities win top honors at the President's Cup - St. Louis Public Radio

2017 U.S. Championship - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 12:08am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: 2 St. Louis Universities win top honors at the President's Cup
St. Louis Public Radio
Competitions between universities in chess have obviously existed for many decades before the start of chess scholarships, but this idea quickly attracted many titled players from around the world to American universities. ... Final Four to play catch ...

So still leads US Open after draw - Inquirer.net

2017 U.S. Championship - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 9:45am

Inquirer.net

So still leads US Open after draw
Inquirer.net
World No. 2 Wesley So settled for a draw with Varuzhan Akobian in the sixth round Tuesday but kept the solo lead in the 2017 US Championship in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cavite-born So raised his total to 4.0 points, half a point ahead of Akobian ...

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Caruana Breaks Through As So Nearly Falters - Chess.com

2017 U.S. Championship - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 8:08pm

Chess.com

Caruana Breaks Through As So Nearly Falters
Chess.com
Round six of the 2017 U.S. Championship was a countdown of sorts: three, two, one, zero. The world number ... So won quite a few PRO Chess League games recently with slow buildups, but today he did not equivocate with his intentions. In particular, 7 ...

Red-hot Wesley So sets the pace in early rounds of U.S. chess title race - Washington Times

2017 U.S. Championship - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 9:41am

Washington Times

Red-hot Wesley So sets the pace in early rounds of U.S. chess title race
Washington Times
He's looking to extend that run — and an unbeaten streak that has now reached nearly 60 games — at the 2017 U.S. championship tournament at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis. With two early wins, So, now ranked second in the world ...

U.S. Chess Championship Starts With Wins From So And Nakamura - Chess.com

2017 U.S. Championship - Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:32pm

Chess.com

U.S. Chess Championship Starts With Wins From So And Nakamura
Chess.com
The "big three," as they are commonly known in American chess, are seen collectively as prohibitive favorites to win the 2017 U.S. Championship, which began yesterday. It's early in St. Louis, but two of them validated that sentiment, while the ...

So leads US Championship cast - Philippine Star

2017 U.S. Championship - Sun, 03/26/2017 - 11:45am

So leads US Championship cast
Philippine Star
... the 2017 US championship (closed), starting March 29, in Saint Louis, Missouri, will be the strongest thus far. The Philippine-born So, 23, the world's No.2-ranked player, highlights the action in the 12-GM, single round-robin event at the Chess ...

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