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USCF Sales - Fulfilling the Equipment Needs of Chess Players Since 1961 www. uscfiales. com 1.800.388.KING (5464) Coming In August The 2009 USCF Sales Fall Catalog The USCF is pleased to announce the 2009 All-America Team Team members were introduced at the 2008 National K 12 Championship held in Orlando, Florida, December 12 14. Each mem ber of the 2009 All America Team was presented with a team jacket and plaque by Jerry Nash, Scholastic Director of the USCF. The All America Team was created...

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At the opening ceremony Garry Kas parov spoke of the 34th anniversary of the American World Champion Robert Fischer forfeiting his title to Anatoly Karpov. Kas parov pointed out that despite this being a sad anniversary, there could be another Robert or a Roberto or a Roberta in the crowd of thousands of players and that s he could be a world championship contender in the future. By curious coin cidence, the K 12 Open section of the event was won by Robert Hess Further more, after five rounds...

That Championship Decade

Searching for Bobby Fischer gave chess and the USCF worldwide exposure. Searching for Bobby Fischer gave chess and the USCF worldwide exposure. 1 In 1996 GM Joel Benjamin set the record for the most appearances 15 in the U.S. Championship. He later stretched this to 22 1 Many of the chess props in the 1993 film Searching for Bobby Fischer were borrowed artifacts from the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame, then in USCF's office building in New Windsor. As a result, USCF's logo appears on chess clocks and...

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Here I have a clear advantage in the endgame, with his pawn weaknesses. 32 Nxd4 33. cxd4 Rd5 34. Nc3 Rd7 35. Bf1 a6 36. Kf2 Rd8 37. Bd3 Bd7 38. Bc4 Bc6 39. Ke2 g5 40. d5 Bd7 41. Kd3 h5 42. Kd4 hxg4 43. hxg4 Bxg4 44. Ne4 Kg6 45. Bd3 Bf5 46. Ke5 g4 47. Bc4 Bxe4 48. Kxe4 Kf6 49. Kf4 Rc8 50. c6 bxc6 51. Bxa6 Rg8 52. e4 cxd5 53. e5 Ke6, White resigned. To Marc Arnold's credit, he bounced back by winning the rest of his games and tying for third place with six points. He was joined by Robert Lau,...