Archive for January, 2015

HISTORIC BREAKTHROUGH FOR JAMAICAN CHESS Friday, the 16th January, 2015 will be remembered forever in the annals of Jamaica’s sports history. On the occasion of Jamaica’s Annual Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year awards at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on a beautiful Kingston evening, further indelible memories were created. Jamaican Chess President Ian Wilkinson his […]

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Round #9 – Tuesday 20 January 2015 Masters Ivan Saric – Loek van Wely, ½-½ Radaslaw Wojtaszek – Vassily Ivanchuk, ½-½ Anish Giri – Ding Liren, 1-0 Magnus Carlsen – Teimour Radjabov, 1-0 Wesley So – Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, ½-½ Fabiano Caruana – Hou Yifan, ½-½ Levon Aronian – Baadur Jobova, 1-0 Magnus Carlsen won his […]

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Round #8 – Sunday 18 January 2015 Masters Hou Yifan – Levon Aronian, ½-½ Ding Liren – Ivan Saric, 1-0 Vassily Ivanchuk – Wesley So, 0-1 Baadur Jobova – Magnus Carlsen, 0-1 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Anish Giri, 1-0 Loek van Wely – Fabiano Caruana, 0-1 Teimour Radjabov – Radaslaw Wojtaszek, 1-0 So had preparation waiting […]

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Round #7 – Saturday 17 January 2015 Masters Ivan Saric – Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, 0-1 Ding Liren – Loek van Wely, 1-0 Radaslaw Wojtaszek – Baadur Jobova, 0-1 Magnus Carlsen – Hou Yifan, 1-0 Anish Giri – Vassily Ivanchuk, ½-½ Wesley So – Teimour Radjabov, ½-½ Levon Aronian – Fabiano Caruana, ½-½ Lots of exciting games […]

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Round #6 – Friday 16 January 2015 Masters Loek van Wely – Levon Aronian, ½-½ Baddur Jobova – Wesley So, 0-1 Vassily Ivanchuk – Ivan Saric, ½-½ Fabiano Caruana – Magnus Carlsen, 0-1 Hou Yifan – Radaslaw Wojtaszek, ½-½ Teimour Radjabov – Anish Giri, ½-½ Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Ding Liren, 1-0 MVL polished off Ding […]

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Round #5 – Thursday, 15 January 2015 Masters Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Loek van Wely, ½-½ Radaslaw Wojtaszek – Fabiano Caruana, 1-0 Ding Liren – Vassily Ivanchuk, ½-½ Wesley So – Hou Yifan, ½-½ Anish Giri – Baddur Jobova, 1-0 Magnus Carlsen – Levon Aronian, 1-0 Ivan Saric – Teimour Radjabov, 0-1 Radoslaw has toppled both […]

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Abdul Shakoor (father) and coach National Master David Allen flank Diamond Shakoor as part of a story in Cleveland’s Call and Post newspaper. Diamond Shakoor has been trodding a path since she was seven years old having learned the moves from her father, Abdul Shakoor. This path has taken her through more than 240 tournaments […]

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Round #4 – Tuesday, 13 January 2015 Masters Baddur Jobova – Ivan Saric, 0-1 Teimour Radjabov – Ding Liren, 0-1 Vassily Ivanchuk – Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, 1-0 Loek van Wely – Magnus Carlsen, 0-1 Wesley So – Fabiano Caruana, ½-½ Hou Yifan – Anish Giri , ½-½ Radaslaw Wojtaszek – Levon Aronian, ½-½ I believe we […]

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As a business professor, I am able to see young adults mature as they begin to understand the elements financial responsibility. How many students have gone off to school only to be approached at orientation by banks offering a free water bottle to sign up for a debit card? Lots. In the business school, we […]

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Round #3 – Monday, 12 January 2015 Masters Ding Liren – Baddur Jobova, 1-0 Vassily Ivanchuk – Loek van Wely, 1-0 Anish Giri – Fabiano Caruana, ½-½ Radaslaw Wojtaszek – Magnus Carlsen, 1-0 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Teimour Radjabov, ½-½ Wesley So – Levon Aronian, 1-0 Ivan Saric – Hou Yifan, ½-½ Standings after Round #3 […]

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