Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com HHCF Auctioning Lost Boards signed by Waitzkin, RZA, GZA and RakaaFor Immediate Release: PR Contact: Meek Gaborski (657) 229-2787 memg@hiphopchessfederation.org Hip-Hop Chess Federation Auctions Lost Autographed Chessboards by Wu-Tang Clan Arts and Education Non-profit Raising Money for New Community Cent...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-auctioning-lost-boards-signed-by-waitzkin-rza-gza-and-rakaaSun, 02 Aug 2015 18:43:36 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-auctioning-lost-boards-signed-by-waitzkin-rza-gza-and-rakaaHHCF Hosts Speed Chess Tournament At Mighty 4 on June 27th in Union City, CA!Come out to Mighty 4 Hip-Hop event in Union City, CA !! There will be top dancers from around the world performing and attending. For more information LISTEN to the Bishop Chronicles where Adisa Banjoko interviews Mighty 4 Founder Paulskeee  htt...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-hosts-speed-chess-tournament-at-mighty-4-on-june-27th-in-union-city-caFri, 12 Jun 2015 18:15:01 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-hosts-speed-chess-tournament-at-mighty-4-on-june-27th-in-union-city-caThe Chinese Connection: Chess Hip-Hop and Martial Arts Pt. 1The Chinese Connection: Chess, Hip-Hop and Martial Arts Pt. 1 By: Adisa Banjoko   The HHCF's fusion of Hip-Hop, chess and martial arts has always been about the blending of art, science and subcultures. A lot of people laughed at us in the be...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/the-chinese-connection-chess-hip-hop-and-martial-arts-pt-1Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:12:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/the-chinese-connection-chess-hip-hop-and-martial-arts-pt-1HHCF Awarded Grant for Summer Chess Program for At-Risk TeensFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR Contact: Meek Gaborski contact@hiphopchessfederation.org   City of San Jose Awards Hip-Hop Chess Federation Grant for Chess and Life Strategies Summer Camp HHCF Opens FREE Summer Camp to Keep Kids Focused on School a...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-awarded-grant-for-summer-chess-program-for-at-risk-teensThu, 14 May 2015 18:48:27 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-awarded-grant-for-summer-chess-program-for-at-risk-teensVIDEO: Oberlin College Lecture on Chess and Hip-HopVideo of HHCF Sounder Adisa Banjoko speaking at Oberlin College on the history of Hip-Hop, chess, martial arts and nonviolence. Oberlin College Lecture 1 vid (I speak at 1:44) v=pmzafCgVvYo Oberlin College Lecture 2 vid: v=dvA9TeQpYxc http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/video-oberlin-college-lecture-on-chess-and-hip-hopSat, 09 May 2015 08:50:58 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/video-oberlin-college-lecture-on-chess-and-hip-hopTupac, Prison and Chess" If they had lived in another kind of society, their exceptional mathematical talents might have been better used. But they were Black." - Malcolm X Malcolm X was mentored by many people as he learned to hustle on the streets of Boston and New Y...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/tupac-prison-and-chessSat, 02 May 2015 14:40:52 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/tupac-prison-and-chessNew Bishop Chronicles Podcast covers Chess Lecture at Oberlin and UConn + More! New Bishop Chronicles podcast covers Adisa Banjoko on his recent travels talking at Oberlin College and University of Connecticut. He also has a great conversation with filmmaker Thembisa MShaka about TV shows like Empire, Scandal and Fresh of...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/new-bishop-chronicles-podcast-covers-chess-lecture-at-oberlin-and-uconn--moreTue, 21 Apr 2015 20:54:40 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/new-bishop-chronicles-podcast-covers-chess-lecture-at-oberlin-and-uconn--moreSacrifice Everything for the Empire! Sometimes you gotta be willing to sacrifice your queen, in order to win the game. - Lucious Lyons, EMPIRE Everybody is talking about the TV smash Empire these days. In just a few short months the show has overtaken the ratings and the streets...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/sacrifice-everything-for-the-empireWed, 08 Apr 2015 19:38:48 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/sacrifice-everything-for-the-empireHHCF Founder to speak at University of Wisconsin Whitewater March 9th!An activist and educator -- who is working to keep communities safe across the country -- will give a free public lecture at UW-Whitewater titled "Promoting Youth Empowerment and Non-Violence through Hip Hop, Chess and Martial Arts." Adisa Banjok...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-founder-to-speak-at-university-of-wisconsin-whitewater-march-9thThu, 05 Mar 2015 22:18:47 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-founder-to-speak-at-university-of-wisconsin-whitewater-march-9thHHCF Founder Keynoting Art and Education ConferenceIf you are a parent or educator who wants to know about the HHCF methodology or just get your mind BLOWN learning about how Rap music and Hip-Hop help kids learn.......COME ON OUT TO ROCK THE SCHOOL BELLS MARCH 7th at Skyline College. Visit www.r...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-founder-keynoting-art-and-education-conferenceSat, 28 Feb 2015 16:16:34 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-founder-keynoting-art-and-education-conferenceWATCH: HEC-TV on Living Like Kings Exhibit at WCHOF!HEC-TV did a special TV feature on The Hip-Hop Chess Federation being the inspiration for the Living Like Kings Exhibit. The feature has exclusive interivews with Shannon Bailey of WCHOF, HHCF Founder Adisa  Banjoko, film producer Benjamin Ka...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/watch-hec-tv-on-living-like-kings-exhibit-at-wchofFri, 16 Jan 2015 17:13:28 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/watch-hec-tv-on-living-like-kings-exhibit-at-wchofHHCF Drops Chess Hustlers AnthemHip-Hop Chess Federation announced they are dropping Street Games Vol. 2 Feb 28th 2015. The mixtape will be produced by DJ Rob Flow and hosted by Grandmaster Maurice Ashley and Eugene Brown (the subject of Life of A King). You can listen to the fi...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-drops-chess-hustlers-anthemTue, 13 Jan 2015 22:01:20 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-drops-chess-hustlers-anthemSeinfeld and Wale Drop Life is A Chess GamePlatinum rapper Wale releases FESTIVUS mixtape featuring Life is a Chess Game with Jerry Seinfeld opening up the track. https://soundcloud.com/walefolarin/the-chess-match-produced-by-bks http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/seinfield-and-wale-drop-life-is-a-chess-gameTue, 23 Dec 2014 15:23:07 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/seinfield-and-wale-drop-life-is-a-chess-gameMMA Fighter D'Juan Owens on Hip-Hop, Chess and Martial Arts   MMA Fighter and BJJ Purple Belt D'Juan Owens D'Juan "Dirty South" Owens is an MMA figher and BJJ practitioner fighting out of Durham, North Carolina. He also happens to be a phenomenal Bboy and chess player. The HHCF sponsor...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/mma-fighter-djuan-owens-on-hip-hop-chess-and-martial-artsSun, 07 Dec 2014 15:26:10 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/mma-fighter-djuan-owens-on-hip-hop-chess-and-martial-artsTONIGHT! HHCF Hosts Author Brian Coleman of Check The Technique Vol. 2 !!TONIGHT!! 3396 Seldon Ct. Fremont, CA 7:30-9:30 PM  A meeting of east coast and west coast Hip-Hop minds taking place at the HHCF Community Center. We journey into the cultural context of what makes a classic Hip-Hop album and what constitutes ...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/tonight-hhcf-hosts-author-brian-coleman-of-check-the-technique-vol-2Thu, 13 Nov 2014 02:22:45 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/tonight-hhcf-hosts-author-brian-coleman-of-check-the-technique-vol-2The Bishop and The GrandmasterBy: Adisa Banjoko and Grandmaster Maurice Ashley  I don't play either side or the king, I play God/ Heavenly wars played out on hand carved boards -Rakaa Iriscience, 64 Squares in the Cipher    Thinking Like A King  About seven years ago ...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/the-bishop-and-the-grandmasterThu, 16 Oct 2014 15:57:21 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/the-bishop-and-the-grandmasterRZA Joins HHCF to Launch Chess and Martial Arts Program in St. LouisRZA Joins Hip-Hop Chess Federation to Launch Chess and Martial Arts Program in St. Louis Wu-Tang Clan Founding Member and HHCF Unite to Promote Nonviolence    San Jose, CA 10/14/2014- The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) is proud to announce th...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-joins-hhcf-to-launch-chess-and-martial-arts-program-in-st-louisMon, 13 Oct 2014 20:18:24 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-joins-hhcf-to-launch-chess-and-martial-arts-program-in-st-louisIllusory Protection                 Kids enjoy a few games at HHCF San Jose Summer Camp Illusory Protection: Education & The Prison Industrial Complex by Adisa Banjoko and Arash Daneshzadeh | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) ...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/illusory-protectionWed, 23 Jul 2014 06:56:42 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/illusory-protectionHHCF Community Center Grand Opening August 16th!FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR Contact: Meek Gaborski contact@hiphopchessfederation.org Hip-Hop Chess Federation Celebrates Grand Opening of Community Center HHCF Celebrates Community Education Center August 16th July 16, 2014 - San Jose, CA- ...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-community-center-grand-opening-august-16thWed, 16 Jul 2014 06:45:03 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-community-center-grand-opening-august-16thThe Best Strategy for Peace is ForgivenessPlease take a moment to check out a post made by Adisa Banjoko on Bishop Desmond Tutu's blog. Its about chess, nonviolence and forgiveness:   If Hip-Hop, chess and martial arts have taught me anything, they have taught me that everything has...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/the-best-strategy-for-peace-is-forgivenessMon, 14 Jul 2014 06:25:52 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/the-best-strategy-for-peace-is-forgiveness