Fawole Ibukun James is a great supporter and lover of chess.
He is brother to Fawole John Oyeyemi, the 2013 Nigerian National Chess Champion. He helped in co-establishing Bruvschess Media, a chess media company that does everything chess, from chess news and information, advocacy, pedagogy, advancement, branding and sponsorships
Born in the ancient city of Ile-Ife in Osun State on May 1, 1992, to Chief (Engr) Oduola Wole Fawole (JP) and Mrs Elizabeth Adeyebi Fawole, the chess player attended Obafemi Awolowo University Staff School before proceeding to Ambassadors College Secondary School.
While in primary school, Fawole developed a love for chess after watching his brother, John, play.
He started learning in 1999 how to perfect his love for the game and knew he could apply chess strategies to real-life situations.
Fawole studied Political Science at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
In 2018, he contested at the Chess Heights North Central tournament.
Fawole helped in organizing the Summer Chess League in Abuja, 2018 and 2019. Currently, he contributes his journals to Bruvschess Media and holds the position, Publisher.
Bruvschess Media is run by professional chess players and chess enthusiasts who report chess news, information, and branding.
With his love for chess, Fawole is the brain behind Chess and Celebrity, a chess program for celebrities who play chess in Nigeria and all around the world.
Birth Name: Fawole Ibukun James.
Occupation: International Cheese Player.
Born: May 1st.