Archive for August, 2008

The CMMB Caribbean Chess Carnival has begun and reigning champion IM Humberto Pecorelli will be challenged by Barbados’ IM Kevin Denny. Organizer Edison Raphael states that the tournament is off to an exciting start. Photos below! Reports to follow! IM Humberto Pecorelli (Cuba) IM Kevin Denny (Barbados)

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This new feature will provide briefs on some of the latest chess news around the world. Feel free to post comments and/or add chess news that would be of interest to the general audience on current events. World Junior Championship (August 2nd-August 16th) – A strong field is assembled in Turkey for the Open and […]

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Grandmaster Pontus Carlsson is closing play at the Curacao Chess Festival. This was his debut playing in the Caribbean region and he has expressed interest to play in the World Open next year. This tournament has become popular over the years and has been able to attract some strong Grandmasters. The top seed is Latvian-born […]

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