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 Hip-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-hhcfHelp RZA and HHCF Bring Youth Program to LA!!RZA is teaming with The Hip-Hop Chess Federation to help launch a teen chess program in Los Angeles. You can donate TODAY to the HHCF, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization by visiting here:  http://tilt.tc/BS3t Donations as little as $20.00 can mak...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/help-rza-and-hhcf-bring-youth-program-to-laFri, 17 Jan 2014 20:28:16 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/help-rza-and-hhcf-bring-youth-program-to-laRZA Defends HHCF Chess King Title in LAWu-Tang Clan Leader RZA Defends HHCF Title at Chess Kings Invitational in Los Angeles Hip-Hop Chess Federation Hosts Celebrity Chess Tournament to Help South Central LA     Los Angeles, CA 1/13/14- The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) is prou...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-defends-hhcf-chess-king-title-in-laSun, 12 Jan 2014 01:12:58 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-defends-hhcf-chess-king-title-in-laHHCF 2013 Year in Review2013 was a busy year for the HHCF. We just wanted to take a minute to think some folks who helped make 2013 a year of growth despite the struggle. If you for some reason do not see your name, you have to know that the HHCF is deeply appreciative o...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-2013-year-in-reviewTue, 31 Dec 2013 23:51:50 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-2013-year-in-reviewHHCF Street Games Mixtape Feature! Black Knights, Tyson and Ronnie LeeLISTEN: Street Games Kings and Queens Intro by Ronnie Lee Music   LISTEN: Fallen Angels by Black Knights LISTEN:  Karma of the Streets by Tyson Tyson, is the rapper behind Karma of the Streets!!  http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-street-games-mixtape-feature-black-knights-tyson-and-ronnie-leeMon, 16 Dec 2013 18:12:41 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-street-games-mixtape-feature-black-knights-tyson-and-ronnie-leeHHCF Living Tributes to Maurice Ashley, GZA and a Cool Track with Jen ShahadeStreet Games Vol. 1 has tributes to Maurice Ashley, GZA and a great track with Jen Shahade   LISTEN BELOW:  HHCF Living Tribute to Maurice Ashley    HHCF Universal Language feat. Jen Shahade  HHCF Living Tribute to GZA  http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-living-tributes-to-maurice-ashley-gza-and-a-cool-track-with-jen-shahadeFri, 29 Nov 2013 17:53:04 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-living-tributes-to-maurice-ashley-gza-and-a-cool-track-with-jen-shahadeFULL DOWNLOAD of HHCF Street Games Vol. 1 Digital MixtapeFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Hip-Hop Chess Federation Join Hieroglyphics & Dilated Peoples for Album on Peace Rappers, Chess Masters and MMA Community Unite for Curse Free Rap Album Promoting Nonviolence      November 21st 2013 San J...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/full-download-of-hhcf-street-games-vol-1-digital-mixtapeSat, 23 Nov 2013 09:14:06 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/full-download-of-hhcf-street-games-vol-1-digital-mixtapeOne Big Chess Game Here is a special essay I wrote as a guest blogger for the Hip-Hop historian and overall superhero Mark Anthony Neal  My first few days teaching life strategies to at-risk and gang impacted youth using chess, I met three Latino boys. The first...http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/one-big-chess-gameWed, 13 Nov 2013 20:34:30 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/one-big-chess-gameNEW MUSIC: Chess Clock by Quadir Lateef feat. Jasiri X Chess Clock by Quadir Lateef feat. Jasiri X  http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/new-music-chess-clock-by-quadir-lateef-feat-jasiri-xMon, 04 Nov 2013 20:14:13 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/new-music-chess-clock-by-quadir-lateef-feat-jasiri-x