Archive for August 4th, 2011

Both Vanita Young and Dyhemia Young (unrelated) have traveled the beaten path of life. Both have had tremendous challenges to face and both were raised outside of the traditional family setting. The two got to the Polgar tournament on different paths but finally crossed in Lubbock, Texas. Vanita Young (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Dyhemia Young (San Francisco, […]

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Jamaican has a new national champion and yet again, it is another face. After years of dominance by a handful of Jamaican veterans such as Shane Matthews, Warren Elliott and Jomo Pitterson, Jamaica’s talent pool has widened and a few new faces have emerged. With the aforementioned stars absent, the stars of tomorrow took center […]

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