IM Oladapo Adu played in the “Spring Sensation” G/60 tournament at Catholic University is Washington, DC and had to face several tough competitors. In the end, he tied (1st-3rd) with IM Kirill Kuderinov 2477 (whom he beat), GM Larry Kaufman (whom he drew) and also drew with FM Enkhbat Teghsuren who came in 4th-6th.
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.