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  1. Bungar, Solinap champs in 6th Bata chess tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun-Star

    YOUNG woodpushers Joseph Bungar of Barangay 14 and Ariel Solinap of Purok Katilingban Zone 5 in Barangay Bata captured the top trophies in the just-concluded 6th Barangay Bata Chess Tournament played at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish gym in Bacolod City. In the Open 12 and Under division, Bungar was tied with higher seed Clark Ken Pellione and Neil Vincent Cena, carrying four points each after five rounds.

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  2. Danville Chess team compete in tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Courier

    The Danville School Chess team recently participated in the Benton High School Invitational Chess Tournament. Ethan Shewmake won four out of five games.

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  3. What I Discovered When I Became Best Friends With My ExRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Huffington Post

    ... we're going to date, I need you to know this." When Ross said he was tiring of philosophy and wanted to teach children chess, I found him his first job as a chess coach at my nephew's school. When I started writing articles again for a local ...

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  4. Signups now for Morris Township youth recreation programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Morristown Green

    Morris Township is accepting registrations for several youth recreation programs, including girls field hockey and softball, T-ball, a mother-son night, a fashion program and chess classes. The Morris Township Department of Parks and Recreation presents girl's field hockey instructional program for ages 10 - 14. This program will teach various techniques such as dribbling, passing, and shooting, games rules and fun.

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  5. Toka Kahn-Clary Promises To Let The Hard Shots Rain DownRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Boxing Scene

    ... -Clary remarked. "It makes my job easier. I can setup my punches and fights against guys like this aren't as much as a chess match. I'll be landing hard shots and fans like that better than a chess match."

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  6. The Empire of Ice Cream by Jeffrey FordRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2006 | SF Site

    ... the boatman who takes souls to Hell, does on his once per century holiday. "A Night in the Tropics" centres around a chess set created in 1533 by Italian goldsmith Dario Foresso, a chess set that is demonic. Breaking the mould somewhat, and ...

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  7. Top bets win first round matches in Cviraa chessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sun-Star

    LAPU City whiz kid Jerish John Velarde is on target for his first Palarong Pambansa appearance as he led 11 other players who won their opening game in the Standard Chess tournament of the 2016 Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association meet in Naga City. John Lester Belano of Mandaue City, Jave Mareck Peteros and Raniel Jay Perandos of Cebu City, Rodil Mibato and Robert Tamosa of Bogo City, Glenn Bernaldez of Bohol Province, Andre Cardosa and Krizal Gutang of Cebu Province, Christian Andrie Asne of Danao City, Xyron Newell Relon of Toledo City and Yency Nino Tolentino of Naga City also won their first round matches to share the lead.

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  8. Awesome Things to Do for $20 or Less This Week in Metro PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Phoenix New Times

    ... . Amy Young Checkmate, Bey-otches Everything old is cool again, and this grown-up version of chess club is no exception. Checkmate, Bey-otches is a weekly meet-up where novices and tabletop champions alike join together for friendly matches. Think ...

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  9. Listen to Doug on making time work to your advantage both in your investment portfolio and your lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Jewish Press

    ... in Israel who have investment accounts in America. Doug's newest book, co-authored with Susan Polgar, about using chess strategies to improve your finances, Rich As A King can be purchased at www.richasaking.com. He is a licensed financial ...

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  10. Code lets you play hidden chess game on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WXYZ

    There's a secret game hiding in Facebook Messenger, and you can unlock it, if you know the special code. Even if you don't really care for chess, you can still impress your friends by creating a new chess game on the social media site.

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  11. You can play Chess in Facebook MessengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Independent.ie

    There's word emerging that you can play chess with anyone in facebook messenger with a simple code- get your brain in gear Facebook Messenger is a great way to communicate, and it turns out you can even play chess with anyone you're chatting to. All you have to do is type '@fbchess play' into any conversation you're having - then you'll get a board like so Unfortunately playing the actual game isn't so easy as you can't just click to make a move, you have to use algebraic notation to say which row and column to move to - for example '@fbchess e4 or @fbchess Pe4 moves pawn to e4.'

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  12. Kidlington Chess Congress 2016Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Sungate.co.uk

    The annual gathering of chess aficionados in Kidlington was rather more traumatic than on previous years, due largely to my own poor play. It is also the first time I've ever seriously considered dropping out of such a tournament before the end.

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  13. Babcock Library marks 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | This Week Community News

    Bring a favorite game from home or try one from the library's collection. * Chess for Everyone -- The third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m., this is an opportunity for players of all ages and levels to learn the game or hone their chess skills.

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  14. Interview: In Aleppo, underground schools face bombardments and burnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Peninsula

    ... Shehwaro serves Aleppo's Sunni Muslim community. The name Kesh Malek means checkmate, or defeat of the king in chess, and refers to the group's ideal of creating a democratic republic in Syria rather than what it sees as Assad's dictatorship. The ...

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  15. Facebook's Messenger has hidden chess gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | PanArmenian Network

    To start a game, open a Messenger conversation with someone and type "@fbchess play," and a chess board will show up. Unfortunately, the board is not drag-and-drop; instead, you need to send text commands to move your pieces across the board, with the board refreshing as a new static image after each move.

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  16. Spring in Vietnam is the season of a thousand festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Thanh Nein News

    ... Dinh's Hung Ha District. The festival also features a water procession, lion and dragon dances, folk singing, human chess, wrestling and martial arts performances. This festival takes place at Ba Chua Kho Temple, which worships Ba Chua Kho (Lady of ...

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  17. TV: After a trying week, LPGA crew ends on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Golfweek

    ... them hole by hole," he said. "So I feel like we're doing as much (as larger TV crews), but it's more of a mental chess match." I often wish that every golf fan could spend a day in the production truck or following a TV crew around the course, as I ...

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  18. Evolving our way to artificial intelligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Switched

    Researcher David Silver and colleagues designed a computer program capable of beating a top-level Go player -- a marvelous technological feat and important threshold in the development of artificial intelligence, or A.I. It stresses once more that humans aren't at the center of the universe, and that human cognition isn't the pinnacle of intelligence. I remember well when IBM's computer Deep Blue beat chess master Garry Kasparov .

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  19. AlphaGo-Lee Sedol Match Set for March 9-15; More responses to AlphaGo winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | AGA News

    ... sales last week, subsiding again now." Cobb: A Flawed Test: "These sorts of tests of computer programs against pros (chess or go) all have the same flaw," writes Slate & Shell's Bill Cobb. "While the computer of course plays at the speed it needs to ...

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  20. Education piecemeal, risks rife in besieged Aleppo's basement schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Japan Times

    ... Shehwaro serves Aleppo's Sunni Muslim community. The name Kesh Malek means checkmate, or defeat of the king in chess, and refers to the group's ideal of creating a democratic republic in Syria rather than what it sees as Assad's dictatorship. The ...

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