Archive for September 28th, 2007

  Tom Murphy in his office at the famous Dupont Circle. Photo washingtonpost.com Vaughn Bennett just sent me a link to an article from the Washington Post on Tom Murphy, a DC-based legendary chess hustler. Those who have been to Dupont Circle in Washington, DC have no doubt heard his name uttered. Those who have been […]

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    Inside Bay Area https://www.insidebayarea.com/localnews/ci_6986670 The Chess Drum https://www.thechessdrum.net/newsbriefs/2007/NB_HipHopChess8.html   [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUj5cFAACBs[/youtube]

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Ever since Garry Kasparov retired (and even prior to), there has been a slow changing of the guard in chess. The powerful Soviet School of Chess still reigned after the fall of the Soviet Union. However, the advent of computers, the migration of Russian players and simply the passage of time has ushered in a […]

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