Archive for March 31st, 2010

Michele Wilson-Morris of Birmingham believes there is a good reason Charles Smith has been honored by the city Mayor with the “2010 Hidden Heroes Award” from the Division of Youth Services. His ability to teach the game in such a short period of time and his overall methodology is very unique, but I guess the […]

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Justus Williams recently scored a respectable 5.5/9 at the U.S. Masters. As the only scholastic player and of African descent, he was certainly getting some attention. He had a performance rating of 2184 and defeated a couple of Masters. His mother gave The Chess Drum the following message: He got off with a rough start […]

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