Archive for October, 2014

Adisa Banjoko has had a vision since the founding of the Hip-Hop Chess Federation 2006 to present to the world a unique fusion of artforms. This unlikely combination of hip-hop, chess and martial arts has been a revelation to those who may only understand one of these arts… or none. Over the years, it has […]

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Just when we thought Magnus Carlsen (2863, -7) was heading for 2900, Fabiano Caruana (2844, +43) went on a rampage and netted 35 points at the Sinquefield Cup. He has tacked on a few more points at the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku and is edging closer as Carlsen prepares for his title defense against […]

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The time is here! The widely-anticipated inaugural Millionaire Open is only a few days away. GM Maurice Ashley and Amy Lee have invested in the future of chess by organizing what will be a historic event! A $1,000,000 chess event has never been attempted and there will only be one FIRST event of such… this […]

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There are a lot of human interest stories that are not told in chess. While the world fawns over Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana, there is another side of chess that is often overlooked. James “Black Knight” Taylor suggested (before he passed away) that “street chess” deserves recognition and should be memorialized. The New York […]

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