Archive for March 16th, 2008

by Greg Neri, art by Jesse Joshua Watson Lee & Low Books, Inc, 2007 ISBN: 1584302798 hardcover, 64 pages A new book out by Greg Neri takes an imaginative look at the life of Marcus an 11-year old who faces life’s troublesome puzzles. He finds solace in chess and has a mentor who shows him […]

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Big guns travel to Nice, France to compete in the 2008 Amber Blindfold and Rapid tournament. Primarily the same permutation of players as in Corus and Linares, these players are playing in the luxurious the Palais de la Mediterranée which is five-star accommodations. Videos from the Official site: https://www.amberchess2008.comGames (ChessBase PGN): Blindfold & Rapid

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Adisa Banjoko was welcomed to a full gymnasium by the students at O’Connell high school in San Francisco. The panel included: Immortal Technique, JT the Bigga Figga and DLabrie (artist of “Vote for Barack“). Immortal Technique, an Afro-Peruvian raised in Harlem, spoke of poor decisions he made which landed him in prison. He spoke of […]

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