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 […]