Gamecast: Adu vs. Ramaswamy!

Nigeria’s IM Oladapo Adu is featured on gamecast video analyzing his game with India WGM Aarthie Ramaswamy. The game comes out of a classic battle in the Sicilian where black is able to play instructively on the dark squares.

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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.


  1. …..h5 by Adu is dubious .As he rightly pointed Qf2 is strong after h5,it becomes uncomfortable for black ,he has to play either Nd7 or Bd8 .

    Play might continue ………
    ……h5 14. Qf2 Bd8 15. h3 h4 (15… Rc8 16. Nd2 Nd7 17. Nc4) 16. f5 Ne5 17. Nd4 Qd7
    18. Bg5)

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