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Recent News

Apr 12, 2014: UTB defeats UW in a friendly international match
Mar 06, 2014: Aura Salazar named Outstanding International Female Student
Mar 06, 2014: UTB Team finishes 2nd in 2014 Southwest Collegiate Championship
Mar 06, 2014: Anton Kovalyov wins 2014 Foxwoods Open
Feb 19, 2014: Daniela De la Parra wins 2013 Campeonato PanAmericano Universitario
Sep 10, 2013: Bartek Macieja second in 2013 US Masters
Aug 15, 2013: Expert of the month Bartek Macieja
Jul 23, 2013: Bartek Macieja wins Houston Open 2013
Jul 23, 2013: Aura Salazar defeats a strong Cuban grandmaster in Spain
Jul 22, 2013:
Max Cornejo's success in 41st Annual World Open
Jul 19, 2013:
Mauricio Flores wins XXI Open Internacional Ciutat de Montcada in Spain
Jul 19, 2013:
UTB Team dominates in Corpus Christi
Jul 18, 2013:
UTB Team teaches chess over 400 kids at PSJA district
Mar 25, 2013:
UTB ties for 2nd place at Southwest Collegiate Championship 2013


Pan American Intercollegiate Team Championships

Pan American Intercollegiate Team Championship 2012

Dec 26, 2012: UTB Team Roster
Dec 30, 2011Mar 25, 2013:
UTB ties for 2nd place at Southwest Collegiate Championship 2013

Pan American Intercollegiate Team Championship 2011

Dec 27, 2011: UTB Chess Teams Win First Round Matches
Dec 30, 2011:
UTB "A" Team Loses to UT Dallas and "B" Team Defeats The University of New Mexico in final Round

Pan American Intercollegiate Team Championship 2010, Milwaukee, WI

Dec 30, 2010: Round 6 Thursday: UTB "A" Qualifies for Final 4 with Tie
Dec 29, 2010: Round 5 Wednesday: UTB "A" Defeats "B" Team Teammates
Dec 29, 2010: Round 4 Wednesday: UTB "A" Stumbles; "B" Team Falters
Dec 28, 2010: Round 3 Tuesday: UTB Defeats Texas Tech, Stanford
Dec 28, 2010: Round 2 Tuesday: UTB Teams Sweep Opponents Again
Dec 27, 2010:
Round 1 Monday: UTB Starts Tournament with 4-0 Victories

Dec 26, 2010: Roster

Pan American Intercollegiate Team Championship 2009

Dec 31, 2009: 2009 Pan American Intercollegiate Team Championship - Final Standings

Campus News Releases

November 1, 2011: UTB Chess Team Brings Home Top Prize
December 13, 2010:
Chess Team Prepares for Championship Tournament
June 14, 2010: UTB To Be Featured in Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
May 20, 2010:
Har-Zvi Joins UTB Chess Program
March 31, 2010:
UTB To Host President's Cup: Final Four of College Chess
February 17, 2010:
Edward James Olmos Visits UTB to Talk Chess
Message from the UTB/TSC President


Local News Stories


State and National News Stories

New York Times - Education, November 24, 2011: Brownsville Protect Chess Legacy at its Schools
CBS News Report, June 29, 2007:
Chess Champs Together, Like It Or Not
Texas Monthly, February 1, 2007: Check Mates
Houston Press, April 10, 2008: Chess Masters at UT-Brownsville

Associations and Federations

World Chess Federation
United States Chess Federation
Texas Chess Association
Rio Grande Valley Chess
Mexican Chess Federation

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