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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Caruana to Join U.S. Chess Federation

I commented recently on the attempt to entice Caruana to return to the U.S. and it has finally happened. Read the post.

 SAINT LOUIS (May 12, 2015) - The United States Chess Federation (USCF) today announced that Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana has initiated the application process to change chess federations, which, when approved, will allow him to play for the United States. Fabiano, who has dual citizenship in the United States and Italy, has been playing for the Italian Chess Federation for a number of years. Read more...

1 comment:

  1. It's tempting to be cynical about what might have inspired Fabiano to decided to return to the United States*. But to those of us who remember American-born and raised Fabiano from when he was cutting his teeth is local NJ Swiss tournaments, it doesn't seem like a radical step. As I understand it, Fabiano's English is still considerably more fluent than his Italian.

    * Rex Sinquefield's $$$