Archive for April 12th, 2014

South Africa continues to forge ahead with “Moves for Life” initiative launched in 2010. President Jacob Zuma gave the program his full backing and the program has sprouted to offer chess instruction to thousands of young boys and girls. Some of the takeaway benefits are motor skills, critical thinking, concentration and discipline. All of these […]

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Serdon Cowan, “Kasparov impressed with strides being made in local chess,” Jamaica Observer, 6 April 2014. * * * RUSSIAN chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov graced the Jamaica Chess Federation with his presence at an Amateur Chess tournament held at the AISK School in Liguanea yesterday. Kasparov, who is on a worldwide tour to lobby support […]

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