U.S. Teams Keep Momentum with Round 8 Wins

In the open section, the U.S. team vaulted itself into 4th place overall with a win against Macedonia while the U.S. women scored a badly needed win over the Philipines to creep back into medal contention.

U.S. Teams Win in Round 7 to Stay in Medal Contention

Both U.S. teams scored badly needed victories in round 7 of the 40th World Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey.

U.S. Draws Germany, Women Beat Canada

The U.S. team scored a draw against the German team in round 6, which helped keep their medal chances alive and the U.S. Women also greatly improved its chances with a victory over Canada.

U.S. Draws Again in Open, Suffers Upset Loss in Women's Section

The U.S. team managed another draw in the open section against a stubborn Czech Republic team, but the U.S. Women's team stumbled with a surprising upset loss to Vietnam.

Draws for Both U.S. Teams in Round 4

Both U.S. teams were held to drawn matches against lower-rated opponents. Both teams look to rebound with strong wins to get back into medal contention.

U.S. Wins in Open, Draws in Women's Section

In round 3 of the World Chess Olympiad, the U.S. team scored a big victory in the open section, but the U.S. women faltered slightly by only drawing a lower-rated Uzbekistani team.

U.S. Teams Cruise in Round 2 of Olympiad

The U.S. teams in both the Open and the Women's section cruised to easy victories in round 2 of the 40th World Chess Olympiad. See the games from the U.S. teams here!

U.S. Teams Unbeaten in First Round of Olympiad

The U.S. teams in both the Open section and the Women's section went a perfect 4-0 to breeze through round 1 of the 40th World Chess Olympiad. Both squads came into tournament play ranked 5th overall.

Saint Louis Chess Players Represent on World Stage

With two players ranked in the top 15 in the world, the United States will be well represented for the upcoming 2012 World Chess Olympiad, scheduled to be held in Istanbul, Turkey, August 27 through September 10.

Arnold wins 2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship

International Master Marc Arnold won the 2012 U.S. Junior Closed Championship in the final game of a two-game playoff against Alec Getz. Marc will receive an invitation to the 2013 U.S. Championship.