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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! https://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Building Queens in Juvenile Hall with ChessWorking to Build Queens: HHCF at Girls Juvenile Hall By: Adisa, The Bishop A few weeks ago Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) was invited to teach some of our Chess and Life Strategies classes to the boys at the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Cente...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/building-queens-in-juvenile-hall-with-chessTue, 09 Aug 2016 04:31:20 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/building-queens-in-juvenile-hall-with-chessRZA of Wu-Tang Sponsors Panel on Chess, Hip-Hop and Violence   For Immediate Release Crystal Silva Contact@hiphopchessfederation.org   Hip-Hop Chess Federation Hosts Community Panel to Discuss Hip-Hop and Violence RZA of Wu-Tang Clan Sponsors HHCF Community Forum on Rap’s R...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-of-wu-tang-sponsors-panel-on-chess-hip-hop-and-violenceMon, 18 Jul 2016 00:09:33 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-of-wu-tang-sponsors-panel-on-chess-hip-hop-and-violenceA Chess Poem by MMA Fighter D'Juan Owens(L) MMA Fighter D'Juan Owens, (C) HHCF Founder Adisa Banjoko (R) Dr. Peter Goldman  I've played chess outside with homeless men in NY....I've played chess with a multi millionaire in his compound in South America...I've played chess in about 24 ...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/a-chess-poem-by-mma-fighter-djuan-owensSun, 10 Jul 2016 17:16:43 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/a-chess-poem-by-mma-fighter-djuan-owensHHCF Diary: 5 Days in Juvenile HallEntry by: Adisa, The Bishop  But I'm stay incogni', in places they can't find me/ Make my moves strategically, the G.O.D./It's sorta similar but iller than a chess player - Fat Joe, I Shot Ya Remix  A few weeks ago the Hip-Hop Chess Federat...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-diary-5-days-in-juvenile-hallWed, 06 Jul 2016 20:40:34 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-diary-5-days-in-juvenile-hallHip-Hop Chess Summer Camps NOW Open!!HHCF is happy to announce we will be hosting our always packed summer camps!!!! Our summer camps allow your child to grow learning things like Hip-Hop dance, chess and life strategies, jiu-jitsu, and TV and Film production. Our goal is to refine t...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-summer-camps-now-openMon, 16 May 2016 06:53:33 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-summer-camps-now-openAfter Abuse Allegations Arise on Afrika Bambaataa I'm Changing my Books Title"It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles". - Niccolo Machiavelli Hip-Hop is an art for the youth, by the youth. If they are not safe, then Hip-Hop itself is not safe. This is an art that comes from the streets. I do not expec...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/after-abuse-allegations-arise-on-afrika-bambaataa-im-changing-my-books-titleMon, 09 May 2016 11:55:22 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/after-abuse-allegations-arise-on-afrika-bambaataa-im-changing-my-books-title13 Year Old Blind Chess Player Wins Technology Award for Phone App!13 Year Old Blind Chess Player  Wins Technology Award for Phone App Idea Chess and Entrepreneurship Student Wins Inspiring Youth Entrepreneur Award for EyeMenu Phone App!   San Jose, CA 5/2/16-  Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) is proud to an...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/13-year-old-blind-chess-player-wins-technology-award-for-phone-appMon, 02 May 2016 10:17:32 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/13-year-old-blind-chess-player-wins-technology-award-for-phone-appChess and Hip-Hop Discussion at Stanford University April 25th !!  Hip-Hop Chess Founder Speaks at Stanford University Author of Bobby Bruce & Bam Talks Chess, Hip-Hop and Nonviolence at Stanford  Oakland, CA 4/11/16-  Three Lions Press is proud to announce the release of a new book, Bobby Bruce &a...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/chess-and-hip-hop-discussion-at-stanford-university-april-25thMon, 11 Apr 2016 14:10:00 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/chess-and-hip-hop-discussion-at-stanford-university-april-25thProven.com Donates Computers to Hip-Hop Chess Summer Camps! HHCF would like to thank www.proven.com CEO Pablo Fuentes for their donation of eight...yes 8 Mac Books for the upcoming Hip-Hop Chess Federation Summer Camp (go sign up NOW at www.hiphopchess.com- they get packed quick!!) . Now our performing...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/provencom-donates-computers-to-hip-hop-chess-summer-campsMon, 04 Apr 2016 21:55:34 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/provencom-donates-computers-to-hip-hop-chess-summer-campsLISTEN: Chess Author Interviewed on KPFA Radio!!Adisa Banjoko, author of the new book Bobby, Bruce & Bam: The Secrets of Hip-Hop Chess was recently interviewed on KPFA Radio by Davey D. The two talk about how the fusion of Hip-Hop, chess and martial arts came together through the work of Bo...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/listen-chess-author-interviewed-on-kpfa-radioMon, 04 Apr 2016 05:12:13 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/listen-chess-author-interviewed-on-kpfa-radioInnovative New Book Bobby, Bruce & Bam: The Secrets of Hip-Hop Chess (download sampler) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR Contact: Crystal Silva contact@hiphopchessfederation.org 888-588-4418 Innovative Book Connects Rap and Chess to Stop Violence and Improve Education Bobby, Bruce & Bam: The Secrets of Hip-Hop Chess Frame Impact...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/innovative-new-book-bobby-bruce-amp-bam-the-secrets-of-hip-hop-chess-download-samplerFri, 11 Mar 2016 11:13:42 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/innovative-new-book-bobby-bruce-amp-bam-the-secrets-of-hip-hop-chess-download-samplerHip-Hop Chess Blends Bboys and Chess with Elevate MMAElevate MMA and MMA/ Jiu-Jitsu Champion D'Juan "Dirty South" Owens dropped a new video to promote the fusion of martial arts, Hip-Hop and chess. D'Juan is also a Hip-Hop dancer and he used to play chess competitvely in the military. The music was ...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-teams-with-elevate-mma-in-durham-ncSat, 13 Feb 2016 13:39:10 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hip-hop-chess-teams-with-elevate-mma-in-durham-ncAgainst All Odds: Education, Race & Chess RZA playing International Master the late EmoryTate, Jr. Photo: Eric Arnold Against All Odds: Education, Race, and Chess by Adisa Banjoko and Arash Daneshzadeh | Teaching students, "The World Is Yours" A few years ago, I was asked to speak at a...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/against-all-odds-education-race-amp-chessWed, 13 Jan 2016 10:25:20 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/against-all-odds-education-race-amp-chessBe Inspired: New Video by HHCF Founder2016 is starting strong for the Hip-Hop Chess Federation. Their Founder started a new video series produced by YouTube Remix King Mike Relm (known for his Star Wars, Iron Man and Avengers video remixes). Mike Relm and Adisa Banjoko have a series o...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/be-inspired-new-video-by-hhcf-founderThu, 07 Jan 2016 10:01:07 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/be-inspired-new-video-by-hhcf-founderHHCF Year in Review: PLUS A New Book from Adisa The Bishop2015 was a great year for HHCF. We had a lot of ups and downs, and some rocky seas here and there. But in the end, we have grown in many ways. This year HHCF Chess and Life Strategies methodologies were taught to more than 1000 kids. 50% were Lati...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-year-in-review-plus-a-new-book-from-adisa-the-bishopTue, 29 Dec 2015 10:28:15 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-year-in-review-plus-a-new-book-from-adisa-the-bishopPlease Donate to HHCF Chess & Jiu-Jitsu InitiativeAs the year comes to a close please consider giving to the HHCF, the worlds first 501c3 to fuse music, and chess. We appreciate any help we can get. Right now we are rapidly expanding in urban areas of the SF Bay Area and St. Louis. Our goal is to...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/please-donate-to-hhcf-chess-amp-jiu-jitsu-initiativeMon, 14 Dec 2015 13:04:20 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/please-donate-to-hhcf-chess-amp-jiu-jitsu-initiativeHHCF Founder Pens Article for St. Louis American   Of all the things chess can give a child, the most beautiful thing is a smile. That smile usually reflects the joy of a young person realizing their inner wisdom. By helping them identify their intelligence, without trying to guide it, my o...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-founder-pens-article-for-st-louis-americanFri, 27 Nov 2015 17:59:31 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-founder-pens-article-for-st-louis-americanHHCF Releases Trap King T-Shirt for Black FridayBlack Friday is here and HHCF has just what you need!! HHCF Trap King t shirts are in high demand because they are super rare. (We have not made shirts in a few years). The Trap King shirt is made to inspire those who are never satisfied with draw...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-releases-trap-king-t-shirt-for-black-fridayFri, 27 Nov 2015 17:36:40 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/hhcf-releases-trap-king-t-shirt-for-black-fridayRZA Donates to HHCF to Benefit St. Louis YouthFor Immediate Release Contact: Meek Gaborski 888-588-4418   RZA Donates to Hip-Hop Chess Federation to Benefit the Youth of St. Louis HHCF Board Member RZA Helps Launch Chess Initiative for Juvenile Hall Students in St. Louis   Nov. 1st 2...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-donates-to-hhcf-to-benefit-st-louis-youthSun, 01 Nov 2015 12:29:29 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/rza-donates-to-hhcf-to-benefit-st-louis-youthNew Footage Emerges from Oberlin Chess Lecture on Bobby Fischer, Bruce Lee & BambaataaEarlier this year I gave a talk at Oberlin College in the science dept. It was the first time I spoke about the history and impact of the fusion of Hip-Hop and chess. Only a small portion of it was covered in my work at the World Chess Hall of Fam...https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/new-footage-emerges-from-oberlin-chess-lecture-on-bobby-fischer-bruce-lee-amp-bambaataaSun, 18 Oct 2015 09:13:29 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/HipHopChess/new-footage-emerges-from-oberlin-chess-lecture-on-bobby-fischer-bruce-lee-amp-bambaataa