Archive for April 23rd, 2009

NBA Chess Jocks??

Here is a fun video advertising the NBA playoffs. It is one of the best sports videos of the season. When watching it, the reason is obvious… chess and basketball! There are countless analogies made between chess and various sports, but this video is perhaps the first time that chess has been the focus of […]

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The Chess Drum’s Daaim Shabazz was interviewed by Dr. Rene Gralla for Neues Deutschland and ChessBase (Germany). The interviewed broached a number of subjects including the origins of The Chess Drum, impact of President Barack Obama on chess, or the “Obama Effect,” hip-hop chess, Black masters, Bernard Parham’s 2.Qh5, women’s chess, Black celebrities in chess. […]

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