The Chess Drum’s Highlights of 2007!

Major Events

2007 World Cup Chess Championship (Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia) (29 November 2007)
2007 World Chess Championship (Mexico City) (15 September 2007)
2007 African Individual Championships (Winhoek, Namibia) (1 September 2007)
2007 U.S. Open (Cherry Hill, New Jersey) (1 August 2007)
9th All-Africa Games (Algiers, Algeria) (17 July 2007)
2007 World Open (Valley Forge, USA) (22 June 2007)
2007 U.S. Chess Championship (Stillwater, USA) (15 May 2007)

 

Chess in Diverse Places!

2007 Suriname Chess Open (13 September 2007)
Lateefah Messam-Sparks, UK under-16 Champ (17 August 2007)
2007 CMMB Caribbean Championships (Information Center) (9 August 2007)
Interview with South Africa’s Kenny Solomon (16 July 2007)
Yaoundé Club to hold “Cameroon Masters” tourney (18 June 2007)
Mauritius to hold Regional event! (18 June 2007)
Chess flourishes in St. Lucia! (24 May 2007)
Jamaica’s Duane Rowe gives simul at Cambridge (4 March 2007)
Carlsson gets final GM norm in Spain! (11 February 2007)
Spotlight on Benjamin Bujisho (11 February 2007)

 

Stories of Note

Bertram Scott writes on passing of John Powell (10 November 2007)
The Chess Drum introduces “Gamecast” Lectures (30  October 2007)
Egypt’s Ahmed Adly wins World Junior! (18 October 2007)
HHCF event a smash… RZA wins Kings Invitational! (15 October 2007)
GM Viswanathan Anand: World Chess Champion (30 September 2007)
Wamala found guilty of  sexual assault charges (14 September 2007)
Simutowe wins Euwe tourney… earns final GM norm!! (25 August 2007)
2007 World Open: Exterminator is Back!  (7 July 2007)
Touching article on R.O. Mitchell (22 June 2007)
RO Mitchell, 1990 U.S. Junior Champ, 1971-2007 (4 June 2007)
Playing to the Beat of a Different Drummer (3 April 2007)
Muhammad awarded the IM title! (19 March 2007)

Banjoko launches Hip-Hop Chess Federation (24 February 2007)
Liberian Chess Community seeks help (24 February 2007)
Zambians mourn the death of FM Malupande Lungu  (23 February 2007)
Tate’s IM title finally official! (10 February 2007)
Tate-Yudasin revisited in Chess Life! (6 January 2007)
Dionisio Aldama at North American Open (3 January 2007)

 

See News Briefs from 2007 (175 briefs)

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