Chess News

7 time Champion Grandmaster Irina Krush discusses recovery from COVID-19, plays a few live games in video interview with Sasha Starr, Jim Eade and Alexi Shirov

Sasha Starr, joined by Jim Eade, interview special guest Chess Grandmaster Irina Krush, 7 time US Women’s Champion. In the interview, Irina discusses in detail her ordeal of contracting and beginning to recover from COVID-19. She shares her experience dealing with the lack of answers the medical community were providing,

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Thanks Tim!

Tim Redman’s Retirement I was able to attend Dr. Tim Redman’s retirement after 30 years as a Professor of Humanities, Literature and Drama at the University of Texas at Dallas.  Dr. Redman has been active in national and international chess governance during that entire time, and has twice been President

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Cairn’s Cup

The Cairns Cup is the strongest female only chess competition in the United States.  The Tournament is named after the maiden name of Jennie Sinquefield the wife of Rex Sinquefield, who has done so much to make St. Louis the Chess Mecca of this country.  Here is a picture of me

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Interview with FM James Eade By FM Paul Whitehead

From the Mechanics’ Institute Chess Room Newsletter #896 I don’t believe I had ever met James “Jim” Eade before quite recently – his tenure as Mechanics’ Institute Chess Club Director from 1996 to 1998 coincided with the time of my leaving for Virginia for 15 years.  I missed a lot,

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