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Meet the Arbiters

Carol JareckiCarol Jarecki, IA, NTA
Chief Arbiter
International Arbiter (1984)
National Tournament Director

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Today in Chess brings you coverage, recaps and analysis from today's top chess events. Join us as Grandmasters Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley and Alejandro Ramirez dig into the 2016 Candidates Tournament.

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GM Yasser SeirawanGM Yasser Seirawan
2677 (USCF) | 2620 (FIDE)
4-time U.S. Champion

Few names in U.S. Chess are more recognizable than Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan. A four-time U.S. Champion and former World Championship contender, Seirawan was the dominant force in American chess in the 1980s.

Regulations

The defending champion, GM Hikaru Nakamura

The defending champion, GM Hikaru Nakamura

The 2016 U.S. Championship shall be a 12-player tournament paired as a Round Robin.

Regulations

The defending champion, GM Irina Krush

The defending champion, GM Irina Krush

The 2016 U.S. Women's Championship shall be a 12-player tournament paired as a Round Robin.

Videos

Missed some of the broadcast from the 2015 U.S. Junior Closed? Not to worry! Catch up on all the action with Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley and Jennifer Shahade.

Results

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Fischer Random - People's Choice

The Chess Club ran their first people's choice poll on Twitter where followers could vote for the starting positions, selected by Garry Kasparov, for all four games of Fischer Random Chess during Showdown in Saint Louis. These games were played on Friday, November 13th with round one starting at 1 p.m. Below is a five minute video where Garry fully explains the positions and why they were chosen. 

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