Archive for January, 2011

The Chess Drum reported on Orrin Hudson’s plea for support after the Dekalb County slapped him with five citations which requires him to raise $28,000 to come into code compliance. He got the first $14,000 from a local anonymous donor. With a December deadline approaching, Tyler Perry donated the other $14,000 and now the renovation […]

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Magnus Carlsen (2814, +12) has reclaimed the number one position on the FIDE rating chart with gains from the Pearl Spring and the London Classic. He overtakes Viswanathan Anand who saw a modest gain (2810, +6). There was a little movement amongst the top players as Sergey Karjakin (2776, +16) gained after his stellar performance […]

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