MUI hosts the Chicago Southside Classic

Muhammad University of Islam

The Muhammad University of Islam (MUI) will host the “Chicago Southside Classic” on August 27th at Mosque Maryam. The tournament is open to adults and children.

Date: Saturday, August 27 · 7:30am – 7:00pm
Location: Mosque Maryam, 7351 S. Stony Island Ave, Chicago IL, 60649

Kareem Abdullah (center) with some of the players in the MUI chess club. For more details contact Daniel Muhammad at, Kareem Abdullah at

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.

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