Friday, February 3, 2023

The Death Of A Centenarian

Just three months after the world celebrated the oldest grandmaster, YURI Avarbakh, at 100year, the only existing player from the 1953 Zurich...

KARJAKIN; Ban Appeal Dismissed

Today, on the 6th of May 2022, the appeal chamber of the FIDE ethics and Disciplinary Commission announced its decision to throw...

Former Street Boy Wins Junior Category Of The Southwest National Chess Tournament

The ecstatic sound of the popular DJ YK skit ; " opoor fun warisi. Wa wa Warisi" rends the ambiance...

Recap of the Southwest National Chess Tournament

The maiden edition of the southwest national tournament held at Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria was a fantastic tournament and one to reminisce...

My Visit to Phezulu In Durban

Good day family and friends.  Last week I had an opportunity to visit Phezulu in Durban, situated at the...

2021 Nigeria Chess Champion—IM Balogun Oluwafemi gives his thoughts about the ongoing World Chess...

The ongoing world chess championship entered the fourth game today with the expected draw result as Magnus Carlsen played with the white...

In Loving Memory of Edwin Wyngaard

Tribute to Mr Edwin Wyngaard I first met Edwin in 1991 when I entered UWC as a young man...

IM Balogun Oluwafemi and WFM Ogbiyoyo Perpetual Eloho are 2021 Nigeria Chess Champions

The 2021 Nigeria National Chess Championship ended on the 14th Nov 2021 with IM Balogun Oluwafemi and WFM Ogbiyoyo Perpetual Eloho as...

Bayelsa State Governor, His Excellency—Douye Diri Awards scholarship to Africa U-10 Chess Champion Deborah...

The Bayelsa State Governor, His Excellency—Douye Diri Awards scholarship to African U-10 Chess Champion—Deborah Quickpen; Designate her Youth Ambassador for Education.

Ile-Ife—RRCC Olojo Festival Rapid Chess Tournament: Chess, Culture, and Tradition.

The Olojo Festival is a festival popularly celebrated in Ile- Ife by the Ooni of Ife and his subjects across Yoruba land....

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