Archive for February 11th, 2015

Akinyele Akinseye A very important interview has been conducted by Nigeria’s Akinseye Akinleye of Lewis Ncube, the President of the African Chess Confederation (ACC). It covers a wide range of topics from the new structure of the African Championships (including automatic GM titles), the African Grand Prix and expansion to increase Africa’s federation membership from […]

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Dear friends and supporters, At the FIDE Congress at 2014 Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway. The scarf was presented to me by Ethiopian delegate, Ghidey Debessu. Photo by Daaim Shabazz. On February 12, 2015, The Chess Drum turns fourteen years old! It is amazing when reflecting how many stories have graced the site over the […]

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