US Masters Chess Championships Underway – TWC News

GREENSBORO — The U.S. Masters Chess Championship is underway in Greensboro this weekend. 84 highly ranked players from around the world gathered for the 9-round tournament that stretches over two days. Organizers and players say the centuries old game is still releveant today.Despite the quiet in the tournament room, it’s filled with intense competition. Instead of […]

Chess queen of Africa – The Guardian

I first met Phiona Mutesi in September 2010 sitting on the mud stoop of her family’s shack in one of the most challenging places on earth: Uganda’s Katwe slum. I had been told about Phiona; how at the age of nine she could neither read nor write and had dropped out of school, when she […]

Chess team to Baku gets sponsorship from Jones, Bond – Stabroek News

Chess team to Baku gets sponsorship from Jones, Bond – Stabroek News

Director of Sport Christopher Jones and Attorney-at-Law James Bond yesterday made timely donations to the Guyana delegation scheduled to participate at this year’s Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan from September 1 – 14. In picture Director of Sports Christopher Jones and Attorney-at-Law James Bond with President of the GCF Irshad Mohamad and other team members. […]

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