Archive for November 6th, 2009

WFM Sabrina Chevannes has come a long way from the cute British school champion we knew years ago. Of Jamaican and Chinese/Malay descent, young “Sabz” blazed the trails in youth chess for many years. The medical student is now competing with the British Women’s team. Last year, she represented England in the Four Nations Challenge […]

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2009 FIDE World Cup

On November 20th, the 2009 World Cup will begin with the Opening Ceremonies. A field of 128 players will assemble is Khanty-Mansiysk to vie for a spot in the 2010 World Championship cycle. The top delegation is home favorite Russia with a total of 34 players. The top seed is Boris Gelfand of Israel. He […]

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