Yearly Archives: 2021

/2021

Congratulations to BCS Alumni GM Elect Christopher Yoo!

Christopher Yoo has just achieved the Rating requirement for the Grandmaster Title!! (He has  already earned all 3 of his Grandmaster Norm!s) He achieved the final requirements for Grandmaster one week before his 15th Birthday! (Beating Bobby Fischer's record who achieved the Grandmaster rank at 15 years old!) Christopher broke 2500 FIDE at the historic [...]

December 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 U.S. Champion Sam Shankland visited Glorietta elementary school.

2018 U.S. Champion Sam Shankland visited his elementary school Nov 7th, and yes, chess was played. GM Sam Shankland  "Once a Gopher, always a Gopher! It has been nearly 20 years since I graduated Glorietta Elementary, but yesterday I came back to my old Alma Mater for the first time in a very, very long [...]

November 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FIDE World Chess Championship 2021

Daily coverage of the World Championship Match can be found via this link! https://dailychessmusings.com/fide-world-chess-championship-2021/

November 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BCS Alum GM Sam Shankland advances to the Quarterfinals of Chess World Cup!

With a win over world number 29 GM Peter Svidler yesterday, Sam advances to the 6th Round of the FIDE World Cup! 207 of the world’s strongest grandmasters began this knockout tournament on July 10th, and now Sam is among the last 8 players. He will play GM Karjakin next in the Quarterfinals, GM Shankland [...]

July 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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