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 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-forgivenessWATCH: RZA play at HHCF Chess Kings InvitationalCheck out some never before seen footage of HHCF Chess Kings Invitational. Sons of Anarchy actor Emilio Rivera, Chessboxing Champion Andrew McGregor and others are also featured. In related news, the HHCF will be opening its own full time facility...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/watch-rza-play-at-hhcf-chess-kings-invitationalWed, 02 Jul 2014 06:21:11 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/watch-rza-play-at-hhcf-chess-kings-invitationalHip-Hop Chess Federation Launches Summer Camp on Chess and EntrepreneurshipHip-Hop Chess Federation Launches Summer Camp on Chess and Entrepreneurship Non-profit bridges gaps between music, business and technology San Jose, CA 6/9/2014- The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) is proud to announce that it will be hosting ...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-federation-launches-summer-camp-on-chess-and-entrepreneurshipMon, 09 Jun 2014 11:25:31 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-federation-launches-summer-camp-on-chess-and-entrepreneurshipNew video by The Chessmen (kids get your parents permission!)New video by The Chessmen, introduced by RZA of Wu-Tang Clan. This song has some explicit lyrics, so kids get your parents permission. However it beautifully illustrates how chess, and Hip-Hop are connected. This is a masterpiece. I cannot wait to...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/new-video-by-the-chessmen-kids-get-your-parents-permissionThu, 05 Jun 2014 08:51:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/new-video-by-the-chessmen-kids-get-your-parents-permissionChess and the Art of BusinessChess and the Art of Business By: Adisa Banjoko                                  Top business chess players include Peter Thiel, Danille Rice, Seth Bannon About a year or so ago I gave a short keynote speech to ...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/chess-and-the-art-of-businessTue, 06 May 2014 22:21:38 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/chess-and-the-art-of-businessHip-Hop Chess Summer Camps Registration is OPEN!   Every Summer kids and parents from across The Bay Area are thrilled to join HHCF Summer Camps. We provide chess instruction as well as innovative ways to boost self esteem, and creative expression. JOIN TODAY:http://hiphopchessfederation.org/...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-summer-camps-registration-is-openMon, 05 May 2014 23:14:24 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-summer-camps-registration-is-openChess and Jiu-Jitsu: Destruction of A Guard Chess and Jiu-Jitsu: Destruction of A Guard By: Adisa Banjoko, Founder of Hip-Hop Chess Federation     I play chess, but my past is checkered/ The mic and I are like staff and sheppard/ When I apply science, my maths perfected,...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/chess-and-jiu-jitsu-destruction-of-a-guardThu, 24 Apr 2014 21:50:32 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/chess-and-jiu-jitsu-destruction-of-a-guardHip-Hop Chess Federation Expanding to East Bay SchoolsBy: Juan Martinez What do hip-hop music and chess have in common? The answer is simple according to Adisa Banjoko, the founder of the Hip Hop Chess Federation (HHCF), a non-profit organization that combines music, chess and martial arts to help yo...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-federation-expanding-to-east-bay-schoolsWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:17:21 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-federation-expanding-to-east-bay-schoolsRapper Kalhi Drops New Round 1 Mixtape on Chess, Jiu Jitsu and BoxingWhen the HHCF dropped the Street Games Vol. 1 Mixtape with DJ Rob Flow, there was a huge positive response around the world. Nobody expected a profanity free mixtape to be so lyrically aggressive and educational. Rapper Kalhi, based in Geneva Swi...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rapper-drops-new-round-1-mixtape-on-chess-jiu-jitsu-and-boxingWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:11:10 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rapper-drops-new-round-1-mixtape-on-chess-jiu-jitsu-and-boxingJoin HHCF Drive to Open Community CenterThe Hip-Hop Chess Federation is attempting to launch a community center where the elements of Hip-Hop, chess and martial arts can be taught full time! To learn how you can help visit CROWDTILT.COM , #donate and #share with other folks you know. ...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/join-hhcf-drive-to-open-community-centerTue, 18 Mar 2014 20:11:00 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/join-hhcf-drive-to-open-community-centerHip-Hop Chess Founder Featured on Radio New ZealandHHCF Founder Adisa Banjoko was featured on Radio New Zealand National. It centers on how forgotten pockets of history around chess and race affect how America and the world see chess in urban areas LISTEN HERE: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/p...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-founder-featured-on-radio-new-zealandSun, 16 Mar 2014 22:50:26 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-founder-featured-on-radio-new-zealandHip-Hop Chess Federation Expands to Oakland High SchoolsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR Contact: memg@hiphopchessfederation.org   Hip-Hop Chess Federation Expands to Oakland High Schools HHCF Teams with B.A.C.R. to Offer Chess & Life Strategy Classes to East Bay Youth   Oakland, CA, 3/4/14-  Th...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-federation-expands-to-oakland-high-schoolsThu, 06 Mar 2014 18:50:19 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-federation-expands-to-oakland-high-schoolsLISTEN: RZA, Emilio Rivera (Sons of Anarchy) Rakaa Iriscience on Hip-Hop, Chess and Education    The  Mind Over Matter panel featured RZA, actor Emilio Rivera from Sons of Anarchy, Dr. Martin Gomez Principal of Santee High, Dr. Sergio Flores Director of Partnership for LA Schools, Rakaa Iriscience of Dilated Peoples, and LA Chessboxi...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/listen-rza-emilio-rivera-sons-of-anarchy-rakaa-iriscience-on-hip-hop-chess-and-educationWed, 26 Feb 2014 23:31:13 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/listen-rza-emilio-rivera-sons-of-anarchy-rakaa-iriscience-on-hip-hop-chess-and-educationRZA Retains HHCF Chess King Title  READ FULL STORY HERE: RZA Retains HHCF Chess King Title! I know its kinda late, things have been NUTS, good nuts....More behind the scenes stuff to drop soon. http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-retains-hhcf-chess-king-titleSat, 22 Feb 2014 16:04:14 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-retains-hhcf-chess-king-titleRZA of Wu-Tang to Play "Alvarez" from Sons of Anarchy Feb 16th in LA for Charity Chess Eve For Immediate Release PR Contact: Meek Gaborski memg@hiphopchessfederation.org     RZA of Wu-Tang Clan Plays "Alvarez" from Sons of Anarchy at Hip-Hop Chess Tournament to Help Los Angeles Schools Hip-Hop Chess Federation Hosts Fu...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-of-wu-tang-to-play-quotalvarezquot-from-sons-of-anarchy-feb-16th-in-la-for-charity-chess-eveFri, 14 Feb 2014 06:25:00 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-of-wu-tang-to-play-quotalvarezquot-from-sons-of-anarchy-feb-16th-in-la-for-charity-chess-eveHip-Hop Chess Federation Feature in SJ Mercury NewsSAN JOSE -- From the confines of a tiny studio nestled in the city's Seven Trees neighborhood, an upstart group that burst onto the scene seven years ago by introducing Bay Area youth to an innovative fusion of chess, martial arts and hip-hop stil...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-federation-feature-in-sj-mercury-newsTue, 11 Feb 2014 05:10:48 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-federation-feature-in-sj-mercury-newsHHCF Chess Kings Tentative Schedule HHCF Chess Kings Invitational Schedule Mind Over Matter Panel at 1 PM - 2 PM This panel will discuss how chess and martial arts can improve the current state of education and society at large. It will also cover some of the more subtle challen...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-chess-kings-tentative-scheduleSat, 08 Feb 2014 23:32:44 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-chess-kings-tentative-scheduleHHCF Founder Speaks on Hip-Hop, Chess and the Psychology of Battle Adisa Banjoko will give a presentation in conjunction with the San Jose Universal Zulu Nation Chapter Feb 9th 2014. The topic is Hip-Hop, Chess and the Psychology of Battle. We look forward to seeing you there. There will be boards for open gami...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-founder-speaks-on-hip-hop-chess-and-the-psychology-of-battleMon, 27 Jan 2014 16:57:12 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-founder-speaks-on-hip-hop-chess-and-the-psychology-of-battleRemember MLK & The Beauty of Peace with HHCFYou know, when people try to jump in the mix and claim anything.....All you have to do, is look into their past. What were they doing BEFORE what they claim...... I've never been all saint or all sinner. But my evolution as a MAN, and as a lover ...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/remember-mlk-amp-the-beauty-of-peace-with-hhcfMon, 20 Jan 2014 11:55:12 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/remember-mlk-amp-the-beauty-of-peace-with-hhcf