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31 min ago |

Chepstow pupils challenge chess Grand Master

Help Imogen Appeal at St Mary's RC Primary School who were holding a chess tornament with the Bulgarian grandmaster Marian Petrov.WATCHING CLOSELY The grandmaster takes on one of the school's best Rachel McIntosh PUPILS at St Mary's R.C Primary in Chepstow spent yesterday battling a grand chess master in aid of the Imogen appeal.


Related Topix: Chess, St. Mary's, AK

2 hrs ago |

'Civilization': A brief history of just one more turn

The storied franchise heads for the stars for the second time in its twenty-three year history but the history of Sid Meier 's just-one-more-turn creation is as interesting as the games themselves.


Related Topix: Board Game, _No Company, Chair Entertainment, Empire, Video Games, Strategy Game, Mars, Spiders

6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Former online poker player James Hinton hopes to unseat Democrat Mike Thompson

James Hinton of Napa, a former on-line Texas Hold 'Em poker player, is doing something no Republican has dared to this year: He's going all in and challenging incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson in the heavily Democratic 5th Congressional District.


Related Topix: Poker, US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Napa, CA, Drugs, Marijuana

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Borgata Reimbursing Poker Tourney Players After Fake Chip Scam

More than 2,100 entrants who finished outside the top 450 and played in the same room as the North Carolina man who is accused of introducing the fake chips will get $560, including a refund of their $60 entry fees from the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.


Related Topix: Poker, Fayetteville, NC

11 hrs ago | KXVO

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Poker Showdown Draws 1,795 Entries Exceeding Guarantee

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Related Topix: Poker, Card Game, Recreational Vehicle, Diamond, Blackjack

14 hrs ago | Scientific American

Are Girls Bad at Chess?

One of the most talked about findings in psychology today is "stereotype threat" a phenomenon in which a person experiences anxiety because of the fear of confirming a negative stereotype.


Related Topix: Chess, Family, Teenagers

18 hrs ago |

Downtown Reno's Best Poker Rooms By Decade

Reno has a long history of providing great poker games , and there is still plenty of action in town, but the play has moved away from the downtown area where gaming first began.


Related Topix: Card Game, Poker, Reno, NV, Blackjack

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Study shows increase in online information thefts

The number of Americans who say they've had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday.


Related Topix: Card Game, Personal Finance, Social Security

WTVG-TV Toledo

Cleveland schools to receive seized computers

Cleveland schools are slated to receive hundreds of computers that authorities seized from Internet cafes where they were used for slot machine or poker games.


Related Topix: Ohio, Poker, Cuyahoga County, OH, Toledo, OH, Rick Snyder, US Governors, University of Toledo

CBS News

Poker pro Phil Ivey accused of cheating by Atlantic City casino

Phil Ivey calls himself "the greatest poker player of all time," but a casino in Atlantic City has accused him of being something else: a cheat.


Related Topix: Card Game, Poker

Greenwich Citizen

The Amazing Life And Career Of Wall Street's Favorite Writer, Michael Lewis

This month, Michael Lewis retook Wall Street by storm with " Flash Boys ," his new book about a group of traders who banded together to understand the damage that high-frequency trading times before settling into his current niche as one of the most prolific journalist-authors of the past two decades.


Related Topix: Poker

Rottweiler dog is given right to VOTE in upcoming European Parliament elections

Eight-year-old Zeus from Stockton-on-Tees gets a polling card after census mix-up puts him on the register of electors Eight-year-old Zeus got a polling card through the post for the forthcoming European Parliament election on May 22. It is a novel way to boost turnouts but owner Russell Hoyle, 45, could not believe it when the card - addressed to ... (more)


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Card Game


Nostalgia: Take a look at what was being reported in the Examiner in 1999 - Are you pictured?

The boss believes his side made a good fist of their game at Derby County, until two red cards took effect He describes it as a 'living medium' best seen in natural light, which can subtly alter colours and tones depending on the time of day, season and weather, and also where a painting is hung The New Mill beavers were one of 12 local groups to ... (more)


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The Spokesman-Review

Study finds sense of well-being often improves with age - Mon, 14 Apr 2014 PST

Marge Gorman and Gordon Sims, an active retired couple, had invited people over for a Super Bowl party at their home in Sacramento.


Related Topix: Blackjack, Roseville, CA, Arizona State University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Vancouver Sun

'Over the hill' officially begins at age 24, B.C. study finds

Our mental ability to perceive, analyze and respond begins to decline abruptly around the age of 24, according to an innovative new study by researchers at Simon Fraser University.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Chess


Garry Kasparov

The most charismatic chess player since Bobby Fischer , GARRY KASPAROV was the top player in the world for all but three months of a nearly 20-year period beginning in the mid-1980s.


Related Topix: Chess, World News, Azerbaijan, Vladimir Putin

The Independent

Phil Ivey being sued by Atlantic City casino for allegedly cheating them out of $9.6m

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Related Topix: Card Game, Poker

Cooperative family games win Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold

Game testers loved using their noodles and creating zany stories, resulting in 2014 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold awards for both Noodle Speedoodle and Say the Word.


Related Topix: Party Game

Berwick Advertiser

Benny still going strong after 50 years at Allan Brothers

I was recently asked to help out at a celebratory 50-year service lunch at Allan Brothers.


Related Topix: Card Game, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England

The Day

Ice Imports targets men with swords, dragon statues, 'Magic' card competitions

Dan Viola of Bozrah, whose hands can be seen at left, plays Magic, The Gathering with Tyler Seely of Madison Monday at Ice Imports in the Crystal Mall.


Related Topix: Card Game, _No Company, Sony Online Entertainment, Magic: The Gathering, Video Games, Bozrah, CT, South Windsor, CT, Jewett City, CT