Day: June 22, 2007

  • Touching Article on R.O. Mitchell

    Two days before R.O. Mitchell’s memorial service ran a very touching article in the Memphis Daily Helmsman by Stephanie Morton. The article revealed a side of Mitchell the chess world would not know. Oftentimes as chess players, we do not get to know the real person behind the board. It…

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  • Hip-Hop Chess Federation releases theme track!

    Adisa Banjoko, the co-founder of the Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) told me yesterday about tracks written with a chess theme. One of the tracks is an upbeat rap done by TKash and is dubbed as the anthem for the HHCF and it mission of exploring a fusion between chess and hip-hop. It’s tight! Banjoko has…

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  • Nakamura wins National Open!

    GM Hikaru Nakamura emerged victorious after coming off of subpar showings at both Foxwoods Open and the U.S. Championship. It appeared as if he would stumble once again after being held in a wild battle with IM Enrico Sevilliano. Going into the last round against IM Renier Gonzalez, he needed…

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  • 2007 World Open (Valley Forge, USA)

    35th annual WORLD OPEN June 30-July 4, July 1-4, July 2-4 or June 28-July 4, 2007 Valley Forge Radisson & Convention Plaza, King of Prussia, PA$400,000 PROJECTED PRIZES, $280,000 MINIMUM!SPECIAL RULES HAVE BEEN REVISED- SEE BELOW A Heritage Event An American Classic An ACP Qualifier June 30-July 4, July 1-4,…

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