Day: July 19, 2010

  • Indiana Chess moving forward!

    Sam Ford playing Bernard Parham in a blitz battle during a tribute to Parham at the Gary Public Library. Gary, Indiana is most famously known as the hometown of the famous Jackson 5 which featured megastar Michael Jackson. Gary was a place of refuge for many southern families looking for…

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  • FIDE Election hotly-contested in Africa

    In 2006, Bessel Kok sent an emissary to Africa to try to garner support for his “The Right Move” program. English Grandmaster Nigel Short took on the task hoping to win support to unseat Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (pictured left). Short’s trip swirled in controversy as he faced tough audiences both in…

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