Archive for March, 2005

Chess has become part of the mainstream of activities on the world stage as news stories are bombarded with quips and headlines using chess metaphors. Does this mean that chess has become more approachable or is it merely a fashion statement that people make to associate with an “intellectual” activity? In these days of gamesmanship, […]

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Chess in the Washington, DC area has a long history… particularly as it relates to the Black community. This fact was highlighted in an essay written by Gregory Kearse, “A Brief History of Black Chess Masters in America.” Charles Covington was mentioned as one of the pioneers of the 60s who followed the path of […]

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