Archive for November 22nd, 2011

Quinton SmithPhoto by Lubbock ISD. The U.S. Chess Federation has released a press release of the death of scholastic player Quinton Smith of Estacado High School. The 17-year old Lubbock, Texas resident was competing on the K-12 Nationals at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas which drew 1200 students. Smith had gone up to the […]

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GM Pontus Carlsson After just coming off of a strong result in the European Team Championship (5.5/8) GM Pontus Carlsson is back in Sweden charting the course for his next event. In the meantime, he told Daaim Shabazz of The Chess Drum that he is open for business. Having given lessons for the better part […]

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