• 2008 CMMB Caribbean Chess Carnival (Port of Spain, Trinidad)

    Edison Raphael hopes to put together another successful event with the 2008 Caribbean Chess Carnival. Last year’s event was a rousing success and this year promises to be bigger and better! The 2007 version was won by Cuban IM Humberto Pecorelli who edged out Zambia’s Amon Simutowe on tiebreaks. Simutowe…

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  • CMMB tourney a smashing success!

    Trinidad’s Edison Raphael made modest projections for the CMMB Caribbean Chess Championships, but in an interview with The Chess Drum, he stated that the tournament exceeded his expections. A total of 104 entries with the following breakdown in four sections: 36 in the Open, 30 in the under-20,  27 in the…

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  • 2007 CMMB Caribbean Chess Carnival (Port of Spain, Trinidad)

    The Trinidad Chess Foundation is hosting the CMMB Caribbean Chess Championships on August 8th-11th. Edison Raphael has been publicizing this event and an announcement was made on The Chess Drum last month. I am scheduled to be in attendance and possibly IM Amon Simutowe. While there, I hope to be…

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  • 2006 Pan-Am Games (Cuenca, Ecuador)

    The site champions the success of Black chess players, or those of African ancestry... includes interviews, playble chess games, puzzles, essays, and current chess news from around the world.

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