Category Archives: greg shahade

USCL to Get $80 Billion from Obama Stimulus

The United States Chess League will get $80 billion, more than ten percent of the $787 billion chess stimulus package unveiled today by the White House.

The massive chess stimulus package, designed to jump-start the economy by injecting…

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How to Play the Dragon

Today, in an effort to put this week’s defeat behind us, we turn back the clock, once again to flog our glorious victory against the Tennessee Tempo in Week 3.

But seriously, folks, you’re in for a treat, because…

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Greg Pulls Back the Curtain

A producer of chess videos named “curtains,” who is generally understood to be U.S. Chess League Commissioner Greg Shahade, has annotated the games in last Monday’s match between the Blaze and the Arizona Scorpions at

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Blaze Logo Unveiled

In one of the first steps toward making the Chicago Blaze a full part of the U.S. Chess League, Commissioner Greg Shahade today unveiled the team’s new logo on the league’s Web site. I think it’s gorgeous. The…

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