Archive for December 14th, 2013

Dear chess community, The year is coming to a close and it has been quite an exciting year for The Chess Drum. The site is closing in on 200 stories for the year and has covered major events including the Tata Steel, World Candidates, U.S. Championship (live), African Championships, Tal Memorial, World Cup, Women’s World […]

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Rogelio Ortega in Zdroj, Poland in 1967.Photo by Alojzy Milka (courtesy of Dariusz Milka). There are many global heroes of sport, yet we often forget about those who never caught the glare of the bright lights but shone as brightly on the national scene. Every two years we see this marvel in the Olympiad tournaments. […]

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