Arlington Chess Club

Brief Calendar


  • Friday Ladder:
    Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • DC Chess League: Mar. 3, 31
  • Friday Action: Mar. 10
  • Sat. Action-Plus: Mar. 18

  • Friday Ladder:
    Apr. 7, 14(CLOSED), 21, 28
  • Blitz: Apr. 7
  • DC Chess League: Apr. 21
  • Sat. Action-Plus: Apr. 22
  • Friday Action: Apr. 28

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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 16, 2017

Petrosian on talent, character and near misses

Arshak Petrosian has had a highly successful coaching career, leading the tiny Armenian nation to an astonishing hat-trick of ... Here.

March 13, 15, 2017

Women World Championship: Looking back

After a thrilling Women World Championship that provided entertaining chess rife with drama and excitement, a new World ... Here.

March 13, 2017

Oxford defeats Cambridge in 135th Varsity Match

In a centuries-old rivalry, Oxford and Cambridge Universities squared off over the weekend for an 8-board match at ... Here.

March 10, 2017

Learning from Kramnik

Dr. Chandramallika Basak is one of the leading researchers in the area of working memory and cognitive ... Here.

March 9, 2017

Chess and comics at the World Chess Hall of Fame

Did you know that Superman plays chess? Well he does. Not only that, he appeared as a chess piece 70 years ago ... Here.

March 9, 2017

Interview with "celebrity oldie" Nigel Short

He is the oldest player in the world's top 100, and last December he won the British Knockout Championship ... Here.

March 8, 2017

International Women's Day

Today, March 8th, is International Women's Day and at chess24 we want to contribute to awareness of the occasion ... Here.

Mar. 7, 2017

Iran ban on chess players revisited

Iran, the country that has just finished hosting the 2017 Women's World Championship, has been in the mainstream news ... Here.

Mar. 6, 2017

Chess and Physics in the classroom

While comparisons between chess and mathematics and chess and science are not new, here is yet another comparison ... Here.

Mar. 4, 2017

Chess podcasts, then and now

When you think "chess", you probably don't think "on the radio". A handful of chess fans and professionals are ... Here.

Mar. 3, 2017

Tan Zhongyi is the new Women's World Chess Champion

Tan Zhongyi became the new Women's World Champion after defeating Anna Muzychuk in tiebreaks. The 25-year-old has kept ... Here.

Mar. 3, 2017

AMD releases new Ryzen processor

One of the most important days in years for computer consumers was the launch yesterday of AMD’s newest microprocessor ... Here.

March 1, 2017

February Wrap-Up

Febuary saw another excellant turnout in our renewed ACC Blitz tournament (5 double-rounds [10 games] at a G/3 +2 time control), as 16 players ... Here.

Feb. 28, 2017

What went wrong in Sharjah?

The Sharjah FIDE Grand Prix ended fittingly with Alexander Grischuk and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave signing a quick ... Here.

Feb. 27, 2017

The power of chess!

Chess is a powerful game. It has the ability to transform lives. But what happens when the inmates of a high security prison ... Here.

Feb. 23, 2017

Match of the Millennials

There's going to be an extraordinary event in July in Saint Louis: eight American players will face some of the best juniors from ... Here.

Feb. 22, 2017

Memories of Salo Flohr

Before World War II Salo Flohr was one of the world's best players. In 1939 Flohr was to play a World Championship match against ... Here.

Feb. 21, 2017

Iran bans teenage chessplayers for "harming national interests"

Dorsa Derakhshani is a talented teenaged chessplayer residing in Spain, originally from Tehran, Iran. She is only ... Here.

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