Archive for April 25th, 2008

HEROES DAY CUP Celebrating our Heroes in Chess Bridgetown, Barbados,-May 24-28, 2007 PRESS RELEASE: 2008-05-25 Grandmasters in for Digicel RBTT Heroes Day Cup The Grandmasters are in the house. US Grandmaster Julio Becerra and English Grandmaster Keith Arkell will be featured players in the Masters Section when the pawns start pushing at this year’s Digicel […]

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When one thinks of chess-playing nations, Somalia would not be one of the first nations one would think of. However, the nation has been promoting chess as a means for academic improvement with a “chess-in-schools” program. According to an article on the Somali Chess Federation website, federation President Dr. Abdi Hassan has signed agreement headmasters […]

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