Arlington Chess Club

Brief Calendar


  • Friday Ladder:
    Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Friday Action: NONE
  • DC Chess League: Mar. 13, 27
  • Sat. Action-Plus: Mar. 28

  • Friday Ladder:
    Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24
  • Friday Action: Apr. 10
  • DC Chess League: Apr. 17
  • Sat. Action-Plus: Apr. 25

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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.

March 9, 2015

Mastering Squares, Part 7

To improve at chess, you must understand the concept of weak squares. IM Jeremy Silman has published a series of articles for ... here.

March 7, 2015

Najer Wins European Chess Championship

Russian GM Evgeniy Najer is the 2015 European Chess Champion with an 8.5/11 score. The tournament was held in Jerusalem and included ... here.

March 5, 2015

India–China Chess Summit

India and China are rising chess powerhouses that have become fierce rivals. For the first time, they are taking each other on in an exclusive ... here.

February 28, 2014

February Wrap-Up

First, please note that there will NOT be an Action (3 rd G/30) tournament in March due to the plethora of other regional events. This month's Action had ... here.

February 27, 2014

ChessCafe's Book of the Year

ChessCafe's readers have selected John Nunn's Chess Course as the 2014 Chess Book of the Year. Nunn calls his book "a complete chess ... here.

February 26, 2014

Karpov Tells All (Conclusion)

These kids today! Anatoly Karpov says, "The representatives of the current generation are weaklings in terms of endurance, and cannot fathom the ... here.

February 25, 2014

Battle of the Chess Generations

The young are taking over chess. Just look at the result of the recent Wijk aan Zee Tournament: Magnus Carlsen (age 24) won, the next four players were ... here.

February 21, 2014

Cloud Database: saving/updating your games

After a reader's question, Chessbase shows how players can create a database of their own games in the Cloud Database, and transfer them ... here.

February 18, 2014

Korchnoi Interview

Interviews with chess great Viktor Korchnoi are no longer easy to convey and understand due to the difficulty the grandmaster has with ... here.

February 13, 2014

What's Next for Nakamura?

Hikaru Nakamura, back on top of the U.S. rankings, is much happier these days. In an interview for, he says he will play ... here.

February 12, 2014

Nakamura Wins Gibraltar

GM Hikaru Nakamura, America's top-rated player, has won the Gibraltar Masters Tournament with an amazing ... here.

February 11, 2014

Karpov Tells All

Did you know that the U.S. Air Force helped Anatoly Karpov during the 1978 World Championship? Karpov tells the story and others in ... here.

February 10, 2014

Carlsen Wins GRENKE

Magnus Carlsen has squeaked out a win in the GRENKE Classic, but he had to go all the way to an Armageddon tie-break to do so, after a ... here.

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