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 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-conferenceDownload PDF of Chess is Jiu-Jitsu for the Mind Sampler Book!  The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) is happy to announce its Founder, Adisa Banjoko will be releasing a new book detailing the connections between Hip-Hop, chess and martial arts entitled Chess is Jiu-Jitsu for the Mind. The book will also lo...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/download-pdf-of-chess-is-jiu-jitsu-for-the-mind-sampler-bookSat, 31 Jan 2015 14:23:32 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/download-pdf-of-chess-is-jiu-jitsu-for-the-mind-sampler-bookHelp Kids Join Chess, jiu-jitsu and Arts Program The Hip-Hop Chess Federation needs your help in getting 50 scholarships for youth in the HHCF Mind Over Matter  mentoring program. This  is a 12 week program created to give American youth of all backgrounds (7-17 years old ) tools to discover...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/help-kids-join-chess-jiu-jitsu-and-arts-programSat, 31 Jan 2015 14:10:28 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/help-kids-join-chess-jiu-jitsu-and-arts-programWATCH: 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-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-schools