Archive for December 31st, 2008

Kassa Korley IM Greg Shahade told The Chess Drum that National Master Kassa Korley is part of the training by the “U.S. Chess School,” an initiative to help the nation’s juniors refine their skills. The camp is taking place in Scottsdale, Arizona and it will last from January 1st-5th. U.S. Champion Yury Shulman will conduct […]

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As we close the curtain on the year 2008, there were some interesting such as the Beijing Olympics, the global financial crisis and the U.S. Presidential campaign of Barack Obama and John McCain. In terms of chess developments, there was the World Championship (Anand vs. Kramnik), the Olympiad in Dresden and the usual controversies surrounding […]

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