Archive for January 29th, 2013

Magnus Carlsen receiving the winner’s trophy at the 2013 Tata Steel closing ceremonies. A stoic Viswanathan Anand looks on with his third place finish. He will hope than this scene will not repeat itself if the two should meet in future tournaments or a championship match. Photo by tatasteelchess.com. A few days ago, Magnus Carlsen […]

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Adisa Banjoko’s Hip Hop Chess Federation has released four editions of the “Bishop Chronicles” podcasts. These segment feature personalities in the area of hip-hop, martial arts and chess. Some of the guests have been luminaries such as Shawn Fanning (creator of Napster), GZA (Wu Tang Clan), Jordan Richter (legendary skateboarder), David Frazee (Silicon Valley) and […]

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