She won't let a day pass without chess | INQUIRER.net – Inquirer.net

She won't let a day pass without chess | INQUIRER.net – Inquirer.net

Janelle Mae Frayna. LEGAZPI CITY—In 2009, then 12-year-old Janelle Mae Frayna went to the public market of Tabaco City in Albay province to play chess. Janelle, a resident of this city and a student of Divine Word College of Legazpi (DWCL), was in Tabaco to compete in a sports writing contest during the Bicol Regional […]

American Chess Player Boycotts Championship in Iran Over Hijab Rule – New York Times

American Chess Player Boycotts Championship in Iran Over Hijab Rule – New York Times

Photo A YouTube image of Nazi Paikidze-Barnes, a Russian-born Georgian-American and one of America’s top chess players. Credit Chess.com, via YouTube Nazi Paikidze-Barnes, a United States women’s chess champion, has said that she will boycott next year’s world championship in Iran because religious law would require her to wear a hijab. In a series of […]

Chess Club – News-Press Now

Chess ClubNews-Press NowChess Club, 3 to 5 p.m., Rolling Hills Library, Belt branch, 1904 N. Belt Highway. Chess fans of all ages can challenge each other. For information, call 816-232-5479. Upcoming dates. Fri, Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm · Fri, Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm · Download schedule …

Cash injection for chess tourney – The Voice Online (blog)

Cash injection for chess tourney – The Voice Online (blog)

SHOT ON THE ARM: Chess Federation Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) were the grateful recipients of a P150, 000 donation from Debswana Mining Company this week. The Federation, led by Tshenolo Maruatona, secured the sponsorship deal on the eve of their annual Botswana International Open Chess Championship – now renamed the Debswana International Open Chess Tournament […]

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