Archive for May 4th, 2012

Following on the heels of their January and March tournaments, Tanzania Chess Association is organising their next event – the “May Chess Arena” – to be held over the weekend of 26th and 27th May in Dar es Salaam. Led by Nurdin Hassuji, the federation is keeping its promise of reviving competitive chess in the […]

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May 2012 FIDE Ratings

Levon Aronian (2825, +5) edged closer to ratings leader Magnus Carlsen (2835, +0) in the last FIDE list. Aronian gained five points in the Bundesliga while most of the top ten were inactive. Viswanathan Anand (2791, -8) actually lost points playing in the same Bundesliga league. While both Aronian and Kramnik played a thrilling six-game […]

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National chess champion FM Ryan Harper, assisted by ex-champion Marcus Joseph, has again made chess history, but this time not over the chessboard. Instead, the two stalwarts have jointly launched the country’s first chess magazine, Ace Chess, intended primarily to serve the Caribbean chess community. In his foreword, publisher Harper gives the raison d’etre for […]

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10th ANNUAL BE SOMEONE DAYSATURDAY MAY 5, 2012 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.Free Food, Free Entertainment, Free Admission. Be Someone Inc. Creative Director Orrin ”Checkmate” Hudson has announced the 10th Annual “Be Someone Day” May 5 will be dedicated to teenager Trayvon Martin who was killed earlier this year by a self-proclaimed community watch volunteer […]

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