Archive for July 10th, 2008

The Nigerian Chess Federation has announced a series of qualifying tournaments to select the 2008 Olympiad team. After a lengthy transcontinental discussion, officials within the Nigerian Disapora have figured out a way to select the strongest possible team. There will be separate competitions to select eight male players… two from Europe, two from the U.S. […]

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GM Parimarjan Negi battling GM Alexander Ivanov. Photo by Daaim Shabazz. Fifteen-year old Parimarjan Negi of India has been watched that last couple of years since he broke the national record by becoming the nation’s youngest Grandmaster ever. He is also the second youngest in history trailiing only Sergey Karjakin (12 years, 7 months). I […]

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