Archive for August 13th, 2010

The 2010 Caribbean Chess Carnival was a successful event with a record 147 players from 10 countries. Three-time champion IM Humberto Pecorelli could not travel to defend his title, so a new champion was crowned. There are many reasons this tournament was special and perhaps is an example of how the Caribbean and Africa can […]

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Bullyproof Chess?

Lisa Suhay wrote an article dealing with the playground phenomenon of bullying. In her piece, she attempts to use chess as a metaphor for strategically out-thinking a bully. The ideas are interesting, but it would be more interesting if they put the ideas to the test. Today, if a bully can’t intimidate you with words, […]

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