Arlington Chess Club

Brief Calendar


  • Friday Ladder:
    Dec. 5, 12, 19 (26-closed)
  • Friday Action: Dec. 12
  • Holiday Party!!: Dec. 12
  • DC Chess League: Dec. 19
  • Sat. Action-Plus: Dec. 20

  • Friday Ladder:
    Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • DC Chess League: Jan. 23
  • Sat. Action-Plus: Jan. 24
  • Friday Action: Jan. 30

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Club Newswire

Our newswire covers club news and local tournaments as well as any particularly unique or interesting chess articles, videos and other items from around the web. We leave coverage of most other national and international events to TWIC, Chessbase and others, though we do cover really big events.

December 14, 2014

More on the London Chess Classic

In case you missed it, the London Chess Classic featured not only matches with classical time controls, but also had ... here.

December 12, 2014

Young GMs Try to Make Chess Cool

The intense rivalry between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana is bringing the cool factor back to chess. Although they ... here.

December 10, 2014

Anand Wins London Classic on Tie-Break

Despite losing to Carlsen in the World Championship, GM Vishy Anand is still in the game. He has won ... here.

December 7, 2014

Russian Championships

The Russian Championships concluded on Sunday, with GM Igor Lysyj winning the men's section with a score of 5.5/9. Unfortunately, two-thirds of the ... here.

December 6, 2014

Carlsen Analyzes the World Chess Championship

Magnus Carlsen has recorded a game-by-game summary on YouTube of his recent match with Vishy Anand, which author Albert Silver has summarized for ... here.

December 5, 2014

Nakamura Wins LCC Super Rapid

American Hikaru Nakamura, well known for his skill at fast time controls, has won the London Chess Classic Super Rapid with an amazing score of ... here.

December 3, 2014

November Wrap-Up

In November, ACC also only met for 3 weeks due to Thanksgiving. With such a short number of rounds, the Ladder saw a log-jam going into the final week with ... here.

November 30, 2013 **SPECIAL**

World Championship Postmortem

The World Championship Match between defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and challenger Viswanathan Anand of India just ended Nov. 23 in Sochi, Russia - following is a collection of post-match articles and videos ... here.

November 7-23, 2014 **SPECIAL** - Updated After Each Round

One-Stop Round By Round: 2013 World Championship

We are providing round by round one-stop coverage of the World Championship from the official site and all of the major chess news websites ... here.

Game 11: High Drama - Carlsen Wins!!

Game 10: Missed Chance for Anand

Game 9: Quick Draw

Game 8: Simple Draw

Game 7: 2nd Longest WC Draw Ever

Game 6: Carlsen Strikes!

Game 5: Another Draw

Game 4: Quiet Draw

Game 3: Anand Crushes Back!

Game 2: Carlsen Crushes!

Game 1: Anand's Lost Chances

November 5, 2014

World Championship Preview (Video)

"You never know. Anand could easily win if Carlsen is not on absolutely top form, and in 2014 we haven't really seen ... here.

November 3, 2014

World Championship Preview

A year ago, Magnus Carlsen won his match desisively against Vishy Anand and became the second youngest World Champion ... here.

October 30, 2014

Tashkent Grand Prix

While you wait for the World Chess Championship to start on Nov. 7, the strongest tournament under way that you ... here.

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