Russell Harwood

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Brownsville Chess Teams Get Some National Pub

    HBO provides proof positive chess is a sport‚ÄčIt's been more than two years since the Houston Press wrote about the unlikely success of the collegiate and grade school chess programs in Brownsville, but now the big boys at HBO have caught up and will air a segment Tuesday night about the community' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    UT Actually Makes The Final Four For Once: In Chess, And In Brownsville

    While UT barely made it out of the first round in this year's college basketball tournament, a lesser known member of the state university system was playing in the Final Four ... of chess.UT Brownsville/Texas Southmost College wiped the geek right off the faces of the players from Stanford to claim ... More >>

  • News

    April 10, 2008

    Chess Masters at UT-Brownsville

    An open-admissions university has become a national powerhouse in the collegiate game.