Friday, December 9, 2022

February Jesse Nikki To Play in 2021 FIDE World Cup

Do you remember February Jesse Nikki? Jesse won Gold at the recently concluded Women's section of 2021 African Individual Chess Championships in...

An Inspiring Story of Rani Hamid, the 74 Year Old Legendary Chess Figure

At every point in our lives, we all have that period where we feel low and want to quit a tournament. A...

Stranded Nigerian Chess Player ‘Broken and Traumatized’

Top Nigerian chess player Oladapo Adu has said he is “traumatised” as he remains stranded in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 12 weeks after...

Breaking News: FIDE grant slot to Malawi’s Mwale Joseph to Play at the 2021...

The FIDE World cup is slated to begin from July 10, 2021 then come to an end by August 8, 2021.

Vladimir Kramnik and Judit Polgar to host the official Altibox Norway Chess broadcast

Former World Chess Champion and chess legend, Vladimir Kramnik, who announced his retirement from professional chess in 2019, will together with another...

20-Year-Old Grandmaster Aryan Tari Wins Norwegian Chess Champion for the Second Time

Aryan Tari, the Norwegian chess grandmaster was Norwegian Chess Champion in 2015 and won the World Junior Chess Championship in 2017. He has however won his second Norwegian Championship title...

The International Chess Federation Releases Names of Qualifiers for the 2019 Chess World Cup

FIDE publishes the list of players qualified for the World Cup 2019. The Chess World Cup 2019 is a 128-player single-elimination chess tournament to be held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from...

16-Year-Old Carissa Yip Wins 2019 U.S. Junior Girls Championship

The 2019 Junior Girls Championship which ended on Saturday, the 20th of July 2019 features top young female players from 19 to...

Peruvian Chess Grandmaster Jorge Cori Wins the Ibero-American Championship 2019

Peruvian GM Jorge Cori has been crowned the winner of the VII Ibero-American Championship 2019, held in Linares (Spain), during August 10-18....

Chess in Lagos Nigeria: Tunde Onakoya Starts a Chess Training Project for Children

Seasoned player Tunde Onakoya started the Chess in Slums project last September in the sprawling neighbourhood of Ikorodu Lagos Nigeria, a place...

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Grandmasters and many titled players are now SMEs in Chess Education. 

There are many acronyms for SME, but the one referred to in this article is that of education called Subject Matter Experts in Instructional Design.

Chess Drama: Hans Niemann Drags Carlsen and others into a $100M dollar suit

Young American Grandmaster Hans Niemann, who was recently fingered in a cheating scandal, has filed a $100 million lawsuit against reigning world...

The John Fawole Chess Awards: See who made the cut

The John Fawole Chess Awards was hosted on Twitter Spaces on the 22nd of October 2022 at 5:00 PM WAT. The program...