Marshall CC to honor Williams!

The Marshall Chess Club

honors
National Master Justus Williams

Justus Williams is one of the brightest young stars on the scholastic chess scene. Williams is a 12-year old member of the U.S. All-American team and will be honored by the Marshall Chess Club for earning the rank of National Master. Williams is a standing member of the Marshall Chess Club and has played in countless events at the famous venue. The club regularly honors their young members having reached the Master level. The club was also home to Bobby Fischer and Hikaru Nakamura.

NM Justus Williams Open Tournament
Friday, February 4, 2011

The Marshall Chess Club
23 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10011
7 PM

Tournament Director
Steve Immitt
For additional information call (212) 477-3716

Daaim Shabazz

Daaim Shabazz is the founder of The Chess Drum, while serving as a tenured faculty member of Global Business & Marketing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He holds a B.S. Computer Science from Chicago State University, an MBA in Marketing and a Ph.D. in International Affairs & Development, both from Clark Atlanta University. He has served the journalist community for more than 30 years and still competes in tournaments occasionally.

8 Comments

  1. Congrats Justus Williams … for your accomplishments, and may your competitive spirit be combined with more wisdom & knowledge my friend as you continue your journey!

  2. Hey Justus,
    I know exactly the amount of work and commitment it takes to get there. It’s a remarkable achievement and I look forward to being with you at the Marshall on the 4th.

    1. Hi Justus, I just want to say congrats on your achievements and I’m looking forward in being at the Marshall enjoying another great tournament….we all know that Steve designs the best tournaments. Keep up the good work Mr. Williams!

  3. Photos by Polly Wright

    Blitz battles at the Marshall Chess Club.

    Josh Colas and James Black

    National Master Justus Williams

    Marshall Chess Club Vice President Larry Price introduces Justus Williams.

    GM Maurice Ashley was on hand to congratulate Justus.
    Justus’ grandmother (left) was also on hand!

    Ashley analyzes with the young star.

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