• 2024 Dominica Chess Championships

    Dominica The island of Dominica recently held its National Chess Championships, including its first Women’s Finals from May 30th to June 6th. The venue was the Dominica State College, which attracted the island’s best. In fact, Dr. Jones Murphy, Jr. came from the U.S. to compete in the tournament for…

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  • Dominica Chess on TDN Network!

    Dominica The Dominica Chess Federation was on a live stream on Wednesday hosted by Anthony Drigo’s “This Week in Interview” segment. He was joined by three board members and spent approximately 90 minutes discussing chess, its beginnings, its benefits, Chess-in-Schools, and many details about titles and skill levels. There was…

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  • Belize, Dominica, Niger, and St. Vincent join FIDE

    A couple months ago, GM Nigel Short contacted The Chess Drum and mentioned that St. Vincent and the Grenadines would become a provisional FIDE member. At the 92nd General Assembly meeting, St. Vincent as well as Belize, Dominica and Niger became full FIDE members. St. Vincent & Grenadines Back in…

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  • Drum Interviews @ Millionaire Chess Open

    The Millionaire Chess Open has come and gone, but will not be soon forgotten. The four-day festival culminated with an exciting playoff and in the end GM Wesley So came out victorious. The 21-year old Filipino was expressive at the closing ceremony and could be seen milling out in a…

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