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Chess Life — September 2010
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This Month’s
September on
M Ale Dunne
(“Looks at Books,” p. 16; Cor-
respondence Chess, p. 37) is
the correspondence chess
director for the USCF.
USA Takes Siberia
Our double-bronze medallist team from
2008 is off to Siberia to search for more
hardware at the World Chess Olympiad
2010 in Khanty-Mansiysk (September 19-
October 4). The U.S. men’s team consists of
GMs Gata Kamsky, Hikaru Nakamura,
Alexander Onischuk, Yury Shulman and
Robert Hess while IM Irina Krush, IM Anna
Zatonskih, WGM Camilla Baginskaite, WGM
Sabina-Francesca Foisor and WFM Tatev
Abrahamyan (tentative as of press time)
represent the women. Look for exclusive
reports and images from Khanty-Mansiysk,
including a photo gallery from reigning
women’s champ rina Krush (left) , who will
be playing first board for the women’s team.
Mike Klein
(“Research” p. 26) To his stu-
dents, he is a chess teacher; to
top professionals, he is a chess
journalist; and to old friends,
he is a semi-retired chess
player. He likes the interna-
tional appeal of the game and
appreciates all the chess play-
ers that have shunned the
money, fame and free drinks of
the poker table.
Pete Tamburro
(“Cover Story,” p. 18) is a
frequent contributor to hess
Life and a former president of
Chess Journalists of America.
Dr. Tim Redman
(“Remembrance,” p. 22) is a
humanities professor at the
University of Texas at Dallas
and a former president of the
U.S. Chess League Season Begins with Three New Teams
The sixth U.S. Chess League runs from August 23-November 20th. Look for L
coverage throughout the season, including updates by GM Joel Benjamin and for
up to the minute updates, go to
Don Schult
(“Remembrance,” p. 22) is a
former president of the USCF,
and the author of hessdon
and ischerKsprovndthe
M rina Krush
(“National Open,” p. 30) is a
frequent contributor to hess
Life and hessLifenline and is
the current U.S. women’s
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Labor Day Madness, Part III
For the third year in a row, L
covers the coast-to-coast chess
chaos of Labor Day weekend
(September 3-5). From the
Southern California Open to the
New England Open and the New
York State Championship, look
for games and dispatches on
L . And if you have a Labor
Day story or game to share, don’t
be shy! Send it over to L editor
Jennifer Shahade at
What you missed over the summer
While you were lounging at the pool or
the beach, you may have missed some
exclusive summer L content, including
World Open reportage by Jonathan Hilton,
a rap performed by reigning U.S. Women’s
Champion IM Irina Krush and Elizabeth
Vicary’s Dallas U.S. Chess School report
(all in July’s archives).
Chess Life September 2010
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