Archive for January, 2005

Part of my efforts in gathering information for The Chess Drum entails browsing the expanse of the Internet using search tools. Typically, I punch in words, combinations of words and full phrases to sift through the billions of pages and often cross some very interesting information. I often Google “www.thechessdrum.net” (and other combinations) to see […]

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FM Stephen Muhammad at the 2003 U.S. Chess ChampionshipPhoto by Daaim Shabazz IM-elect Stephen Muhammad faces eventual winner Hikaru Nakamura round 1 of the 2005 U.S. Chess Championship. Photo by U.S. Chessmaster Championships Stephen Muhammad’s consecutive appearances at the U.S. Championship will stand as a historic landmark for many years to come. In 2003, he […]

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Kujichagulia and Chess:Self-Determination vs. Resignation in a Bad Position!by Kimani Stancil, Ph.D. Before I begin, please remember that this article is a sharing piece directed to inspire, add insight, and to convince you that there is more to competitive chess than finding the best move.  However, the truth behind the best move can’t be denied, […]

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