The UT Dallas Chess Program
The UT Dallas chess team has won or tied for first five times at the Final Four of chess since the tournament began 14 years ago. 2015 is the ninth time the team has taken second place. UT Dallas chess robots make their moves at Klyde Warren Park on Opening Day of Klyde Warren Park. The 2015-2016 UTD Chess Team incudes 8 Grandmasters and 3 International Masters from 12 countries. Grandmaster Valentine Yotov, a senior Arts and Technology (ATEC) major, is an international student from Bulgaria and is the Chess Team Captain. UTD Chess Director with members of the USA Junior All-Star Team. (GM Xiong, GM Sevian, IM Chandra, IM Yang, and GM Troff proved to be formidable competition for the UTD Team.) GM Nadezda Kosintseva, Finance graduate student, is the highest rated woman to ever play Intercollegiate Chess. Associate Provost Abby Kratz presents the 2014 Chess Educator of the Year award to Elizabeth Tejada. UT Dallas also supports chess in education by offering two online courses on using chess in the classroom for academic credit. GM David Berczes, junior Finance major, plays blindfold chess against UTD students and members of the public during ChessFest.

The University of Texas at Dallas takes chess seriously.

You can see it in the fierce competitiveness of our chess team Movie Download. The UT Dallas Chess Team has won national and international titles and regularly represents the University in the Pan American Intercollegiate Championship, the National Collegiate Chess League team championship and the Final Four of Chess. The team competes internationally in annual Internet matches with the University of Belgrade, and has traveled to Beijing and to Havana for exhibition matches.

Chess is also a part of recreation and education at the University. The UT Dallas Chess Program offers the open-access chess club and chess in education initiatives, including online instruction for academic credit and summer camps.

If you enjoy playing chess and are looking for a university, consider UT Dallas. We would like to hear from you!

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Special Events
Have lunch and play chess at the Women's Center on 9/29

The 10th Annual Svetozar Gligoric Transatlantic Cup
Davidson Auditorium, Nov. 6, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

2015 Fall FIDE Open Tournament

2015 UTD Fall FIDE Open
Dallas, TX November 20-25, 2015

Chess Team Game Analysis

Chess Team Game Analysis
Sept. 25, 2015
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