Month: November 2012

  • 2012 Bahamas International (Nassau)

    Yan LyanskyPhoto courtesy of Andre White. The Continental Chess Association went international with its road act to the Bahamas. Not even a turbulent stormy hurricane season could stop this tournament from being a success. The Bahamas International & Amateur came together as a joint initiative between the CCA and the…

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  • Mutesi graces cover of Chess Life

    Perhaps the cover of Phiona Mutesi gives a compelling picture of how chess serves as a universal agent for social change. Jamaal Abdul-Alim recounts Mutesi’s story from Tim Crother’s stirring book titled, “The Queen of Katwe”. It describes the hardships of a slum in Uganda and her chess journey. The…

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  • Dereque Kelley @

    When you think of Seattle, what comes to mind? Maybe Starbucks, Microsoft and the space needle, right? Well… it is a nice city with a lot of great places such as the Fisherman’s Wharf and the birthplace of famous icons such as the legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix. However, there have…

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