Category Archives: Alex Shabalov

Tennessee’s WMDs

It’s not often you see a 2600+ super GM and a recent U.S. chess champion on Board 2 of a USCL match, but that’s what it’ll look like this Wednesday night when the Tennessee Tempo throw everything they’ve got at…

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The Blaze Ignite

Chicago finally gets on the board with a 2.5-1.5 victory over Tennessee

Photos: Daniel Parmet

It’s good to win. That was the sentiment at the Holiday Inn Skokie last night as the Chicago Blaze finally posted their first victory…

Posted in Alex Shabalov, Blog, Tennessee Tempo, angelo young, daniel parmet, florin felecan, glenn panner, jaan ehlvest, john bick, jon burgess, larry cohen, mehmed pasalic, peter bereolos, todd andrews | 5 Comments

The Leader of the Pack

The fortunes of America’s top chess players in this year’s championship tournament are chronicled in the current issue of Chess Life magazine, and top billing goes to Barrington, Ill.-based GM Yury Shuman, who led the pack and brought the championship…

Posted in Alex Shabalov, Alexander Onischuk, Blog, Boris Gulko, David Preuss, Josh Friedel, Julio Becerra-Rivero, Sergey Kudrin, Varuzhan Akobian, dmitry gurevich, yury shulman | 1 Comment