HHCF hosts “Pawn Storm” tourney
Hip-Hop Chess Federation Hosting Pawn Storm Invitational Free All Ages Chess Event Combines Chess and Life Strategy Themes Dec 8th, 2011- San Francisco, CA- The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) is proud to announce the Pawn Storm Invitational will be held on December 10th 2011. It all takes place at John…Read More »
Hip-Hop Chess Summer Camp
This is the second year of HHCF keeping it real in Norfolk, Virginia by providing free chess camp to any and all kids in the city and surrounding areas. We have 160 kids signed up but with only enough sets to play 20 kids at a time we are rotating…Read More »
Hip-Hop Chess Fed holds Graffiti Contest
Chess Graff in Brighton, England, United Kingdom FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PR Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (323) 335-4497 Hip-Hop Chess Federation Announces 1st HHCF Graffiti Contest…Winner Gets Autographed Chessboard by Multi-platinum Artists and Chess Icon August 16th 2010, San Jose, CA: The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) announced via Twitter that it is hosting…Read More »
Lisa Suhay wrote an article dealing with the playground phenomenon of bullying. In her piece, she attempts to use chess as a metaphor for strategically out-thinking a bully. The ideas are interesting, but it would be more interesting if they put the ideas to the test. Today, if a bully…Read More »
5th Annual “Bum Rush the Boards”
Chess + S.T.E.M. + Hip-Hop = Bum Rush the Boards “They might think they’ve got a pretty good jump shot or a pretty good flow, but our kids can’t all aspire to be the next LeBron or Lil’ Wayne. I want them aspiring to be scientists and engineers, doctors and…Read More »
Hip-Hop Chess coming on October 10th!
Peace, The HHCF is about to do it again!!! We’re hosting an major chess tournament Oct. 10th 2009 and we hope to see you there. THIS IS A FREE ALL AGES EVENT, as always (we work hard to keep it that way). Register to play @ www.bayareachess.com. Yours, Adisa BanjokoRead More »
HHCF to host Kings and Queens tourney!
Bay area’s Adisa Banjoko has opened registration for the Kings and Queens Invitational to be held on October 10th. Past events have featured a mixture of chess competitors, hip-hop legends and martial artists. There have been panels at each of the events and the events have received media coverage. Registration…Read More »
Bum Rush the Boards… Hip-Hop Chess!
On Saturday, April 18, 2009 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Words Beats & Life (WBL) along with the DC Department of Parks and Recreation and Columbia Heights Youth Club will host the fourth annual Bum Rush the Boards Hip-Hop Chess Tournament at Columbia Heights Community Center located at 1480 Girard St.…Read More »
Historic Moments: Legends Meet!
RZA playing Eric Schiller with IM Emory Tate chatting with another attendee. Photo by Eric Arnold. Just penned a piece on the meeting of RZA and Emory Tate. What is revolutionary about this meeting is not the mere personalities of two, but it is the idea that two individuals who…Read More »
Legends mingle at Hip-Hop Event!
IM Emory Tate with the RZA of the Wu Tang Clan. Hip-hop and chess will never be the same.Photo by Eric K. Arnold. Those who know hip-hop will know about the Wu Tang Clan, a revolutionary 90s group who set the trend by fusing hip-hop with martial arts themes. RZA,…Read More »