The personalities that shaped American chess present a compelling history. This book recounts the accomplishments, games and adventures of the greatest American chess masters. At the same time, it answers questions posed most often by visitors to the hall of fame museum, in Washington, D.C. What does it mean to be a grandmaster? How does one become the U. S. Chess Champion? What is postal Chess? Will computer surpass humans in chess? what is “Blindfold chess?”
The U.S. Chess Hall of Fame, by former Virginia State Champion Macon Shibut, includes some of the best games of chess by America’s greatest players, along with master-level analysis of those games.