“Black Bear” Simpson roars at NC Invite!

Ronnie Simpson showing Neal Harris (left) a position.

Ronnie Simpson has left his New York chess domain, but has settled in North Carolina and made his presence felt. The FIDE Master earned his stripes in the “Black Bear School of Chess” and developed a reputation as a swashbuckling tactician. Recently, he competed in the North Carolina Invitational event against five other Masters and came out joint 1st on 4.5/5.0 with Andrey Chumachenko.

Results here… https://www.ncchess.org/Recent%20Results/05Results.htm

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.

One Comment

  1. Congratulations Mr. Simpson! It is good to know that the ‘Black Bear’
    chess school still inspires…Peace.

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