Archive for June, 2016

DeKalb County Police partner with Motivational speaker and chess champion, Orrin Hudson to host Free Youth Summer Initiative Will use game of chess to teach critical reasoning skills to break cycle of youth crime and violence Orrin Hudson and his organization, Be Someone, have partnered with the DeKalb County Police East Precinct to host a […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR Contact: Crystal Silva contact@hiphopchessfederation.org 888-588-4418 Author Removes Hip-Hop Pioneer Afrika Bambaataa from Book Cover and Changes Book Title Amid Abuse Allegations Controversial Rap Author Stands with Accusers Oakland, CA 6/09/16 – Three Lions Press is proud to announce that the author has chosen to take Afrika Bamabaataa’s name and image off […]

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Dear chess community, IM Emory TateSeptember 26, 2015Photo by Richard Shorman. International Master Emory Tate passed away on October 17, 2015 leaving behind a chess legacy that was unparalleled for a non-Grandmaster. His handsome collection of GM scalps, his animated postmortem sessions and his willingness to share in his knowledge made him a popular and […]

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Chess is experiencing quite an increase in interest especially among the youth as major tournaments worldwide are often dotted with scholastic players. This boom has necessitated the demand for able instructors, coaches and trainers. With the demand, comes increasing contact of adults and minors. It is rare that there is a conflict, but when there […]

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F. Leon WilsonPhoto by Frank Johnson. Starting today (June 6th) F. Leon Wilson is a defendant in a second trial where he has been charged with “gross sexual conduct.” The first trial ended in a hung jury on February 29th. Wilson is facing 20 years on three counts of gross sexual imposition involving two of […]

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Emory Tate away last October, but left behind a legacy that will last for an eternity. There have been a number of memorial tournaments held in his honor and the latest will be hosted by the Lion’s Paw Chess Academy in Chicago on June 25th at the Salaam Restaurant on West 79th Street. After his […]

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Sophia Lynn of “Chess R US” is known for her stunning drawings and t-shirt designs, but she is rallying support to start a new chess club in the Baltimore area. The area has a long chess history and many legendary players have come through the area. Lynn is trying to revitalize the chess scene. On […]

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