Hou Yifan aiming high!

There was an interesting article on ChessBase with a profile and interview of Hou Yifan, the Chinese Grandmaster who will soon turn 15 years old. The article showed the young star at various stages of her career and described her evolution as a player.

Hou Yifan. Photo by GM John Nunn.

GM Hou Yifan
Photo by GM John Nunn.

Yifan is not very comfortable in speaking English, but her mother was able to assist in the answers. For those who have followed Yifan for the past three years, it is easy to see how she has grown. Very interesting!

Read, “Hou Yifan, a Chinese Chess Prodigy

Daaim Shabazz

Dr. Daaim Shabazz is the creator and webmaster of The Chess Drum. He serves as a tenured faculty member of Global Business & Marketing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He holds an MBA in Marketing and a doctorate in International Affairs & Development. He has served the journalist community for more than 30 years and still competes in tournaments occasionally.

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