Archive for August, 2011

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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FM William Morrison (right) facing NM William Wright. The World Open is perhaps the largest stage of American chess. The tournament has been in Philadelphia for the past 39 years but after its 40th anniversary in 2012, it will find a new home in Virginia for the 2013 edition. William “The Exterminator” Morrison is not […]

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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 […]

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MEDIA RELEASE Date: August 1st, 2011 To: Sport Editor From: Trinidad & Tobago Chess Foundation Contact: Edison Raphael – President 678-0132 Caribbean Juniors Clash in Chess Carnival Leading junior chess players from across the Caribbean and Venezuela will join youngsters from Trinidad and Tobago in vieing for honours at the Caribbean Chess Carnival which comes […]

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