Jim interviews Daaim Shabazz, Associate Professor of Business at Florida A&M University and creator of The Chess Drum. Daaim discusses first introduction to chess, sports, growing up in Chicago, undergraduate and graduate school, living in Florida, history of free trade schools, Maurice Ashley, Emory Tate, etc.
Jim Eade interviews WIM Beatriz Marinello (formerly Beatriz MacArthur) about her upbringing and beginning of interest in chess in Chile, and her career which includes being VP of FIDE and president of USCF. Joining them is Thomas Luther, chess IM, who discusses his upbringing in Germany and chess career. Together
Jim Eade talks with Chess WGM Amelia Hernandez and Sunil Weeramantry. Amelia talks about learning chess in Venezuala, and coming to the U.S, while Sunil talks about his efforts to get chess into the school system’s curriculum.
In this interview Jim Eade interviews Abel Talamantez about his background, his career as a chess coach and his role as Chess Room Director at the Mechanics Institute.
In this lively interview, Jim Eade talks with Susan Polgar, the first woman grandmaster, about the importance of chess in schools and support for young women in the chess community. They are joined by Judit Sztaray, who runs the Mechanics Institute chess program, and Sasha Starr, who runs Chess Supersite,
Jennifer Shahade, two-time US Women’s Chess Champion and current Poker Stars’ poker star, interviews with James Eade, Okechukwu Umera, Marc lee and Ankit Khandelwal on IBM.tv
Jim and Sasha discuss a famous game between Chess World Champion Wilhelm Steinitz and Curt von Bardeleben at Hastings 1895, which ends in a startling mating attack by Steinitz. Afterwards they play a live game online with each other. Then Jim talks about meeting Victor Korchnoi and Boris Spassky, and
Sasha Starr, joined by Jim Eade, interview special guest Chess Grandmaster Irina Krush, 7 time US Women’s Champion. In the interview, Irina discusses in detail her ordeal of contracting and beginning to recover from COVID-19. She shares her experience dealing with the lack of answers the medical community were providing,