UMBC places ninth at 2019 Pan-Am Team Chess Championship

The UMBC Chess A team earned victories over the A team from the University of Pennsylvania as well as the B teams from the University of Toronto, University of Texas at Austin, and University of Pennsylvania. UMBC finished the competition ahead of Harvard, Princeton, and MIT.

UMBC places 10th at Pan-Am Team Chess Championship

UMBC Chess competed in the 2018 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, held in San Francisco, California, December 27 – 30. “The Pan-Am tournament was great for all of the players on the team,” says team member Ewa Harazinska ‘20, chemistry. “We take a great pride in representing UMBC in a national competition, and we were delighted to place in the top 10 chess teams.”

UMBC Chess to host Blindfold Chess Spectacular

In advance of an attempt to break a world record, planned for later this year, an alumnus of the UMBC Chess Team will play several chess games simultaneously while blindfolded.

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