Zambia

We were contacted by an intern from the U.N. about youth programs in Zambia.  They had programs for football, what we call soccer, but nothing else.  They asked whether we could help them start a youth program for chess. Of course, we said yes.  We managed to send them enough

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Nicaragua

Nicaragua We were contacted by a representative in the U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua about helping to start a program for kids. They had a teacher, but no equipment. We sent the equipment to the Embassy and they got it to the teacher. We are still in contact with the teacher.

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Uganda

We were approached through Facebook by a man from the Divine Chess Academe in Uganda. I had not heard of him or this program before, so I contacted Robert Katende to check him out. Robert was well known, one of his student’s was the basis for the movie “Queen of

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Cole Erskine Interview

Cole Erskine wanted to know how to order products from https://fbds.dollarstore.com/​ using the discount code chess. After walking Cole through the purchasing process, we also discussed how to teach what makes a sound combination versus an unsound one. That and other chess questions were asked and answered on this our

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Interview with Chess Journalists of America President Joshua Milton Anderson

Chess Journalists of America President Joshua Milton Anderson is our guest of Episode 23 of “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” We talk about Chess Journalism, Awards, and Judging. We also discuss his work on a chess oral history project and his upcoming book on the Byrne brothers.

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WIM Dr. Alexey Root

Dr. Alexey Root joins us on “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” to tell us about how she won the Eade Foundation’s 2021 Arthur Award for Chess Excellence. The 1989 U.S. Women’s Champion, Alexey is working on her eighth book, this one is about the history of the

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