Archive for February, 2010

Another year has elapsed. How time goes! The Chess Drum has now been in existence for nine years and has since served as the primary reservoir for content featuring players of African descent. Of course, the site also covers important event and has a worldwide audience in over 200 countries and territories with over 8,000 […]

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Dr. Carter G. Woodson Black History Month… a month that is to represent the triumph of a people over adversity and to pay hommage to their achievements. When Carter G. Woodson dubbed “Negro History Week” in 1926, his intent was bring exposure to the unique history and plight of the Black people. He founded the […]

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PRESS RELEASE Contact: Mr. Kean A. Smith, President 242-323-5258 February 8th, 2010 Grand Master Dave Norwood plays Chess Simultaneous in The Bahamas GM Dave Norwood presents a cheque to Kean Smith, President of the Bahamas Chess Federation before his 26 Board Simultaneous as Archie Nairn (centre) Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth Sports and […]

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The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis has released a DVD that choronicles the 2009 U.S. Chess Championship. The video features video footage from the top players in the U.S. and their expressions on a variety of topics. The preview appears to capture the intensity of the event as well as the beauty […]

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Nakamura at the 2004 World Open. Photo by Daaim Shabazz. Hikaru Nakamura has quite a story to tell. Born in Osaka, Japan and arriving in the U.S. at the age of two, Nakamura has been gracing the pages of chess magazines since he began breaking many of Bobby Fischer’s records. One of the first indicators […]

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I.S. 318 has been one of the most successful scholastic programs in the U.S. Located in Brooklyn, they have won 26 national championships and boast a cadre of young stars that will help add to the tally. A wife and husband team of Katie and Nelson Dellamaggiore is trying to raise funds to film a […]

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