The Chess Drum’s Highlights of 2011!

Happy New Year!

We are into a new year today. This year we will see the Olympics in London and in chess we will have the Olympiad in Turkey. Last year was one full of excitement. There were breakthroughs for players and invigoration of top-level events. At The Chess Drum, there was a plethora of events covering international events and of course accomplishments of players of African descent. In this past year, we have compiled a list of selected memorable events. Enjoy and… Keep the Beat Going!!

International Events

Individual Feats

Stories of Note

Chess Around the World

Full list of 2011 coverage

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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