Archive for July 9th, 2008

Rene’ Phillips (left) blitzing with Sulaiman Smith in Atlanta. Photo by Frank Johnson (shootfilm.net). There are many controversies in chess. Lately the chess world has had to address a number of cheating allegations of players who have tried to take advantage of the system. These players are often barred, suspended or expelled. However, another question […]

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If you are a fan following professional sports, you know that choosing national teams is a difficult process. There is always a question of who qualifies as it relates to nationality, skill level, experience, etc. Chess Olympiad teams are no different. The U.S. team was coming off of a disastrous 2002 Olympiad where they came […]

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