Friday, December 9, 2022

U.S.-Born Grandmasters’ Educational Attainment, Careers, and Advice by Alexey Root

According to en.chessbase.com there are 40 living U.S.-born grandmasters listed by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) as playing for the USA.

Brooklyn Castle Facing New Challenges 8 Years on From Hit Documentary

When it comes to people dedicating their lives to spreading the gospel of our game, Elizabeth Spiegel, nee Vicary, is truly one...

Siblings Bhushita and Bhavik Teach 200+ underprivileged Kids chess Online

While the global pandemic has brought everything around the world to a halt, these siblings, Bhushita and Bhavik Ahuja have decided to...

CKC Presents: The QueenSide

'The Queenside' will be celebrating Women's Month on the CKC channel on Saturday 8th of August at 10 am. Special host Robyn van Niekerk will be...

Online Chess has Surged During Quarantine on Platforms like Twitch and Youtube

Streaming services, games, and screens of all types have gotten more action during quarantine, but according to data from Social Blade and...

163 Countries Take Part in the 2020 Online Chess Olympiad

The International Chess Federation partners with Gazprom, Ugra, and Chess.com to launch the biggest online chess event of 2020 

I Just Wanna Call you GM: US Chess Opens with Norm Opportunities

The National Open in September and four other norm-opportunity Opens between December of 2020 and July of 2021 appear ready for offline...

United Nations To Discuss Chess On International Chess Day

On the occasion of International Chess Day on Monday, July 20, top chess personalities will join the International Chess Federation and the United Nations...

Hou Yifan Youngest Ever Professor At Shenzhen University

Four-time women's world champion Hou Yifan has added another prestigious title to her resume. On July 10, she became the youngest ever professor at...

Chess Body Clears Mariano, Lifts Ban

The National Chess Federation of the Philippines on Thursday lifted the three-month ban on Nelson Mariano III, allowing the FIDE Master to...

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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...