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Chess Without Borders: Jim Eade interviews Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson

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Chess Without Borders: Jim Eade interviews Daaim Shabazz

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. Related posts: Jim Eade interviews

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Can Chess Be Addictive?

The Chess Files The answers are out there. By Jim Eade Can Chess be Addictive? The answer is it depends.  We must first define our terms.  Let’s say that addiction is a psychological or physical inability to stop consuming a drug, chemical, activity or substance, even if, it is doing

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Interview with WIM Beatriz Marinello and IM Thomas Luther

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

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Is Online Chess Our Future?

The Chess Files The answers are out there. By Jim Eade Is Online Chess Our Future? The answer is it depends.  Some might say that is our present already.  Some might say the it can never replace Over the Board competition (OTB) and others might argue that there is plenty

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Do we need Chess Governing Bodies?

The Chess Files The answers are out there. By Jim Eade Do we need Chess Governing Bodies? The answer is: It depends. We must first define our terms. What do we mean by Governing Bodies? In the United States, the National Governing Body is the USCF. Internationally, the World Chess

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Is Chess Just a Game?

The Chess Files The answers are out there. By Jim Eade Is Chess Just a Game? The answer is it depends.  We must always begin by defining our terms.  One might think we all know what we mean by the word game, but philosophers, beyond my realm of expertise, have

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