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  1. A-Rod brings game to another level vs. AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    ... with a power swing and power zone, you don't throw the ball there. You try to use their energy against them. "It's all chess out there. When you don't throw 100 miles an hour or have a wipeout [Max] Scherzer slider, you have the challenge of using ...


  2. 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 ...


  3. Condiment lovers have a caterpillar to thankRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | UPI

    The chemicals that give plants like mustard, horseradish and wasabi their pungent flavors are the result of the ongoing evolutionary chess match between leaf and caterpillar. Over millions of years, a variety of plants developed the ability to produce glucosinolates as a defense mechanism against hungry caterpillars.


  4. Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Chess ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | DNA India

    Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta won the Commonwealth Chess Championship after settling for a quick draw with Arghyadip Das in the ninth and final round that concluded here today. Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta won the Commonwealth Chess Championship after settling for a quick draw with Arghyadip Das in the ninth and final round that concluded here today.


  5. 'Oh, it's definitely a sport,' says Israeli Diving Chess inventorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    Chess, says Etan Ilfeld, runs in his blood. But even knowing that doesn't account for the success of the 38-year-old chess master's bizarre invention, Diving Chess.


  6. BWW Exclusive: 5 Songs by... Michael Friedman On the Fortress of SolitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... a wall, Motown, street corner harmony, a Mets game on the radio, the silence when a bully passes by, the rhythms of a chess game, a list of paint colors, a stickball game on the street, Barrett Rude Jr. and the Subtle Distinctions' unreleased demos, ...


  7. 'There are more pandas in the world than grandmasters': Harmon-Vellotti moving up in the chess worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KBCI CBS 2

    Sometimes chess looks foreign, so it makes sense that Boise's Luke-Harmon Vellotti has the title of international chess master-the second-highest ranking in the sport. "You have to have three performances that are extremely good," Harmon-Vellotti said.


  8. Andy Murray's first round opponent coached by wifeRead the original story

    Monday |

    ... But his wife is a firm believer in his strengths. "The best thing is his mind, because he is a thinking player, like a chess player," she said. "He is very clever about finding a way to win." The worst thing about his game is, apparently, his ...


  9. Prasad claims chess competitionRead the original story

    Monday | Fiji Times

    ... by Russell Talonga and Calvin Ong on second with 4.5/9, and Mayur Prasad settled for fourth place with 4/9. The Fiji Chess Federation sponsored Blitz event was held after the executive committee and members unanimously adopted a new constitution to ...


  10. Yoko Ono releases chess app with dogs as piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mashable

    Yoko Chess is out now on the iOS App Store as a free download, and it's pretty damn weird. Not that we'd expect anything less from the famed artist and singer.


  11. Andy Murray prepares for first test of married life...against...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    ... to understand everything about his technique. The best thing is his mind, because he is a thinking player, like a chess player. He is very clever when it comes to finding a way to win.' Kukushkin strikes the ball well from the baseline and last year ...


  12. Films, TV, gadgets expose our anxieties about artificial intelligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Colorado Daily

    ... and sentient robots get together. Where it was once a fascinating novelty to see an IBM computer beat Gary Kasparov at chess, now the downside of computer smarts is coming into sharper focus. What happens when the robots rise up in revolt? It's no ...


  13. This Day in Music History: June 29thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WPLR

    ... Their remains were shortly moved to an undisclosed burial site. 2000: Sting and his bandmates lost simultaneous chess matches against World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov at ABC television studios in New York City's Times Square. Kasparov defeated ...


  14. Appeasing the ayatollahs and suppressing democracyRead the original story

    Monday | The Hill

    ... see this as a shameful policy for our nation, and may wish to act. London, Paris and Washington fall victim to the chess players from Tehran whose end game repeatedly trumps the major powers. But the prodemocracy opposition also plays chess. The ...


  15. Hungarian supergran sets chess recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The China Post

    After decades spent playing simultaneous chess, an 87-year-old Hungarian pensioner clinched a world record Sunday, by finally overtaking a total set by 1920s Cuban grandmaster Jose Raul Capablanca. Almost 60 years since her first simultaneous games, on six boards side-by-side at a Chess Olympiad in 1957, Brigitta Sinka overtook the magic 13,545 number attributed to Capablanca , one of the world's best-ever players.


  16. NM Nouri rules Mindanao OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun-Star

    NATIONAL master Hamed Nouri of Manila emerged champion in the 2nd Claude P. Bautista Mindanao Open Rapid Chess held at the Gaisano Grand of Digos over the weekend. Nouri tallied seven points along with NM Alexander Lupian of Davao del Norte and Harrison Maamo of Davao City after eight rounds but Nouri bested the two players via superior tiebreaks.


  17. Award-winning author, Jacqui Jacoby Release the 1st Installment of The Dead Men Book SeriesRead the original story

    Monday | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... and closure. As Ian's pasts begins to catch up to him, it places the love of his life in danger as well as a pawn in a chess game of revenge. THE DEAD MEN SERIES SYNOPSIS: After decades of murderous violence to survive day to day by taking human ...


  18. ConcentrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TrekEarth

    We visited Moscow's Victory Square on a day when the museum was holding a chess tournament.


  19. 9-year-old makes waves at Asean chessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun-Star

    A GRADE V pupil from Apayao became the latest toast of the chess community after she bagged a gold and a silver medal in the 16th ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championship. Nine-year-old Mhage Gerriahlou Sebastian, who hails from Flora town, won the standard category and was runner-up in the team category in the Singapore meet.


  20. This is our mandate: to bring art and culture to Hazel Park'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | C & G Newspapers

    ... assembled by the city's Department of Public Works. There's also a 1,200-pound concrete table with two stools, for chess and checkers, memorializing a long-time volunteer, and a bench in memory of another. One of the driving forces behind the Art ...