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  1. Chess: So Loses To Armenian In Sinquefield CupRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    SO LOSES TO ARMENIAN IN SINQUEFIELD CUP The Manila Times, Philippines Aug 27 2015 August 27, 2015 9:05 pm by EMIL C. NOGUERA Filipino Grandmaster Wesley So absorbed his second loss at the hands of GM Levon Aronian of Armenia in the prestigious 2015 Sinquefield Cup - Grand Chess Tour being held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in Missouri, US. So, who succumbed to GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France in the first round, surrendered to Aronian after 28 moves in the fourth round of the $300,000 tournament.


  2. Fixing chess pieces that rattleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... motivated and decided to rip into them to see what could be done. The answer was simple, cheap and easy! Whether your chess set is a cheaper plastic model or made of the most exotic and expensive of woods, if the pieces are heavy and rattle, there ...


  3. Anand is held by CaruanaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    St Louis: Viswanathan Anand played out a second straight draw by holding American Fabiano Caruana with ease in the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour. Playing his third black in four games, Anand did not show any nervousness caused by losses with the slightly unfavourable colour in the game in Round I and II.


  4. Teaching kids life lessons with some backpack giveaways, hip hopRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... there and that God has your back, and we do too," said XOLA. "All it takes is one person to make a move; it's like a chess game. I believe if we make that check mate move, we're going to have a lot of kids excited about going to school with a great ...


  5. 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 ...


  6. What I Learned From ChessRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    Chess got me a girlfriend, it got me into college, it got me into graduate school, it got me my first job, it helped me raise money, it got my company sold, and it opens doors when previously they seemed locked to everyone around me. But all of that is superficial.


  7. Pesta o: Singquefield Cup 2015 and scrabble in CebuRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THIS tournament, currently ongoing in the Scholastic Chess Center of St. Louis, is billed by journalists as the strongest tournament in history and has eight of the current top 10 players in the world. The field has World No.


  8. Aurora art festival promises to challenge all your sensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Dallas Morning News

    ... free and open to the public. "The fun part is doing something that's challenging," King says. "You get to lay out the chess board and really look at everything and just say, 'OK, what needs to happen?'" Pennington and King co-founded Aurora along ...


  9. Vishwanathan Anand draws with Fabiano Caruana in Sinquefield CupRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | DNA India

    Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a second straight draw by holding American Fabiano Caruana with ease in the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup -- a part of the Grand Chess tour. Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a second straight draw by holding American Fabiano Caruana with ease in the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup -- a part of the Grand Chess tour.


  10. Bulgaria's Chess Grandmaster Veselin Topalov Remains Undefeated in St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

    In a game from the fourth round, Topalov playing with the black pieces drew with Alexander Grischuk from Russia at the 31st move. After two victories and two draws, the Bulgarian still tops the standing, but is no longer unchallenged as the Armenian Levon Aronian has the same number of points - three.


  11. Bones of contentionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Economist

    ... symposium on the Lewis chessmen, the greatest cache of medieval game pieces ever found. Gudmundur Thorarinsson, a chess-player (and an engineer by profession), hoped to convince the assembled scholars that the 92 walrus ivory pieces unearthed on the ...


  12. Healing Hands Ministry: Clinic is a dream come trueRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Calhoun Times

    ... in the community, including Drs. Brent Box and Don Starkey." As Brown reflects on those early days, she likens it to a chess match, "I could not help but think God was up there playing chess, just putting all the pieces in place so that this dream ...


  13. Gothic checkers worth exploringRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Having been focused on the good old checkerboard the last few weeks, I thought I'd close out August with an actual checker variant. While not quite as overdone in terms of variants created as chess, a game with hundreds of variant ideas, some great Grand and Omega Chess coming to mind, but most half-baked and bad, there are many divergent rulesets for checkers.


  14. Vale's promotion fate now in others handsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jewish Chronicle

    LMV are left to rely on other results this weekend todetermine whether they can be promoted from Division 4 of the Chess Valley League, after suffering a disappointing two-run defeat against Ealing Hanwellian. The rain-shortened match at Rowley Lane was Vale' s third consecutive defeat, but at one stage, with one over left and just four runs needed, it looked like victory was theirs before Avi Schwarz was run out from the final ball.


  15. Chess Club Meets at Burger King in Rockland from 5:00 PM-8:00PM every ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    Chess Club Meets at Burger King in Rockland from 5:00 PM-8:00PM every Thursday. Free play.


  16. Anand & Topalov play out a drawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    St Louis: Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with table-topper Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the third round to open his account in the Sinquefield Cup - a part of the Grand Chess tour. After back-to-back defeats in the first two rounds, Anand needed a breather and, while the Indian ace gave nothing away to Topalov, his own bid for an advantage was also subtly tackled by the tournament leader.


  17. Mountain West Elo RatingsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Mountain West Connection

    For a conference that deems itself one of the high mid major conferences in men's basketball, the Mountain West has had some interesting elo rating fluctuations throughout the program history of each mens basketball team. For those unfamiliar with what Elo rating is, it is a rating system originally designed for chess invented by Arpad Elo, a American physics professor.


  18. Pittsburgh startup inks deal to sell through AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    ... toy aimed at teaching children STEM skills in a fun, engaging way. Think games that require the thinking of chess, but have the appeal of playing Super Mario Bros. The Puzzlets starter pack, which will retail through Amazon for $99.99, includes the ...


  19. Terry Pratchett's Discworld: Waterstones to honour author as his final book is launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Nottingham Evening Post

    ... and "enough Dried Frog Pills to keep you sane". There will also be live readings, a small Thud! tournament (a chess-like board game played in the Discworld novels), and Pete has even crafted some Discworldian artefacts to adorn the windows and ...


  20. 5 Movies to See in Metro Phoenix This SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Phoenix New Times

    ... starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Jeremy Irvine. Pawn Sacrifice Opens Friday, September 25 If you think a movie about chess can't be intense, you probably didn't live through the Cold War. In fact, the meeting of chess legends Bobby Fischer and ...