Archive for December 31st, 2011

James Black has been the subject of many articles, but his rapid progress is taken on new heights. Black has now vaulted over 2300 in the USCF rating list and recently showed off his famed blitz prowess in beating both IM Greg Shahade and GM Grigory Kaidanov in blitz battles. After Justus Williams demolished the […]

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Jamaica Nice for GM Ashley Reggae star King Yellowman did a song called “Jamaica Nice” in which he was telling a story about immigrants reminiscing about the beauty of Jamaica. The singer crooned the lyrics, “Take me home… country road… to the place… I belong… in Jamaica… that’s where I’m from… take me home… country […]

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At Atwell’s Educational Institute, on Sunday December the 11th 2011, the director Lesley-Ann Nelson and tournament coordinator Adrina Smith of K.I.D.S Chess Academy hosted its 1st Annual Scholastic Chess Championship. The competition had a participation of 55 young chess players, competing in the following categories respectively. The ages were as follows: under-6, under-8, under-10, under-16 […]

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