Archive for November 11th, 2009

At the 2006 World Open, James “Jimmy” Canty III told The Chess Drum that he would seek to make National Master as soon as possible. While now a Senior at Detroit’s Mumford High School (transfer from Cass Tech), Canty has now earned the title of USCF National Master after a strong 6.5/7 performance in the […]

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Nigeria Chess Federation (NCF) last week, departed from its traditional selection trial process following the directive that all state chess associations must organize a tournament to select three male and female chess players that will converge on Lagos for the national trial to select the team that will represent the country at the next World […]

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Justus training hard!

Justus Williams is one of the brightest stars in scholastic chess. As his rating continues to climb, he is making strides to take his game to a higher level. Now at I.S. 318, his coach Elizabeth Vicary has arranged a match with FM Andrei Zaremba, a former scholastic standout. The four-game match will be played […]

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