". . . little shall I grace my cause

In speaking for myself. Yet, by your gracious patience,

I will a round unvarnish'd tale deliver . . ."

(William Shakespeare's Othello, I.iii.88-90)

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

A New U.S. Chess Champion!

Grandmaster Yury Shulman won the U.S. Chess Championship today after quickly drawing his opponent, Josh Friedel. The draw gave Yury clear first place and earned Mr. Friedel his final GM norm.

You can read and see more here and here.

Congratulations, Yury! We are celebrating with you here in Chicagoland!

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