Archive for January 4th, 2008

Jimmy Canty III Those who have visited The Chess Drum may have heard about a young standout player from Detroit, USA named Jimmy Canty III. He is the defending Michigan H.S. champion and eclipsed the 2100 USCF rating at the Motor City Open placing 2nd-4th (losing only to IM Emory Tate).┬áHe then placed clear second […]

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Peter Myers, “CHESS YEAR IN REVIEW: Wilson, Pitterson Shine in 2007.” The 2007 chess year was another good one for chess in Jamaica. The year started with the surprise victory by junior player Mikhail Solomon in the New Years Open in January. This was however not a sign of things to come, as Solomon failed […]

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