Yonhel: Martinique’s 2008 Champion

Affrontement à la première table de la ronde 5 des deux derniers champions de la Martinique: Medeuf Yonhel à gauche le champion actuel et à droite Gilles Suez-Panama le champion 2006.

Medeuf Yonhel (pictured left) won the 2008 Martinican Championship with a sparkling 7½-1½. Raymond Marbot duplicated the score, but lost to Yonhel in two tiebreak games 1½-½. Past champion Gilles Suez-Panama (pictured right) and perennial #1, ended on a disppointing note.

Ligue d’échecs de la Martinique: https://www.echecs-martinique.com/

Daaim Shabazz

Daaim Shabazz is the founder of The Chess Drum, while serving as a tenured faculty member of Global Business & Marketing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He holds a B.S. Computer Science from Chicago State University, an MBA in Marketing and a Ph.D. in International Affairs & Development, both from Clark Atlanta University. He has served the journalist community for more than 30 years and still competes in tournaments occasionally.

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