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'All schoolchildren should learn to play chess', says MP
It may lead to youngsters follow in the footsteps of Bolton School old boy Nigel Short, who became the youngest international chess master in history at the age of 14. Ms Qureshi has launched the all party parliamentary group for chess, which has gained the support of about 25 MPs.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
From his earliest years as a child prodigy to becoming the only player ever to achieve a perfect score in the U.S. Chess Championships, from winning the World Championship in 1972 against Boris Spassky to living out a controversial retirement, Bobby Fischer stands as one of chessA's most complicated and compelling figures.
The Dark Horse launches international festival
Stuff sat down with Cliff Curtis and James Rolleston, stars of the new Kiwi film The Dark Horse, which is released nationwide on July 31. Kiwi actors Cliff Curtis and James Rolleston admit they developed a love for the game of chess while making their new film.
Lincoln County News
Nearly 200 Turn Out to Honor South Bristol Postmaster
From left, sisters Susanne Nelis of South Bristol and Victoria Munsey of Torre Pellice, Italy, visit with South Bristol Postmaster Wayne Benner at his retirement party at the South Bristol School July 16. Both sporting Flintstone neckties, retiring South Bristol Postmaster Wayne Benner raises a toast to his co-worker Bob Emmons in the South Bristol ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Toronto 2014: Reitman, Baumbach and Rock to premiere new films
Chris Rock, at the BET Awards in June, will bring a rare directorial effort to Toronto, "Top Five."
TIFF 2014 Announcements: Chris Evans' Directorial Debut, Jake...
The bulk of the films that will be screened at the 39th Annual Toronto International Film Festival this year were announced this morning at a live-streamed press conference.
Toronto Film Festival announces its 2014 line-up
Denzel Washington's The Equalizer is among the films in a packed programme at this year's Toronto Film Festival The Toronto Film Festival has announced its 2014 line-up and it includes more than 40 titles and plenty of famous names.
The Toronto Star
TIFF unveils first batch of 2014 premieres
The Toronto International Film Festival announced 48 Gala and Special Presentation films Tuesday morning, a small part of its lineup for TIFF 2014 .
Armenian grandmaster Tigran Petrosyan winner at Miguel Najdorf International Chess Festival
Armenian grandmaster Tigran Petrosyan winner at Miguel Najdorf International Chess Festival 15:03 * 21.07.14 Armenian grandmaster Tigran Petrosyan has won the first place at the Miguel Najdorf International Chess Festival in Warsaw, Poland.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Ratings Rat Race: 'Rising Star' & 'Wipeout'...
It was a half-and-half night among the Big 4 in primetime Sunday. CBS and ABC were almost all originals, while NBC and Fox were all encores.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Chess Develops Talent To Govern Country, Says Federation Member
CHESS DEVELOPS TALENT TO GOVERN COUNTRY, SAYS FEDERATION MEMBER 12:00 * 19.07.14 On the occasion of the upcoming celebrations of the International Chess Day, Tert.am has interviewed Hovhannes Khalikyan, a member of the Chess Federation of Armenia, who described the country as a chess superpower that requires serious efforts to maintain that ... (more)
Sunday Chess Problem [EvolutionBlog]
My renewed interest in chess has not just extended to tournament play. I am composing chess problems again as well.
BWW Reviews: Brilliant God of Carnage at American Stage
The phrase "Karla Hartley has done it again" has been said so often that it should be copyrighted.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
DRIVEN + VIDEO: Uh Oh! Is The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge NOT As GT-R As We Thought!?
The past two weeks haven't been kind to it. First, we saw the departure of Johan de Nysschen.
Young Westhoughton brainbox will compete on Child Genius TV show tomorrow
BRIGHT young thing Sharon Daniel may be one of the country's cleverest children - but she can hardly contain her excitement at being on TV when she competes for the title Child Genius 2014.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Youngsters build friendship and skill at Athens-Clarke library chess matches
One recent Monday session was not the dead-silent affair you might imagine for a room where a dozen or two chess matches are going on at any one time.
New Game: Chess
Chess allows to play the board game against a computer or against another human player.
Your Move/Readers Write: Phil Straus on losing to a computer
"I said for decades that I did not think I would ever be beaten by a computer playing go," writes Phil Straus 2D in response to Go Spotting: IEEE Spectrum 7/16 EJ .
Abolishing the Corporate Income Tax
Megan McArdle at Bloomberg View has a terrific article today arguing that the corporate income tax should be abolished.
Movie Review: Life of a King
IN THE chess-centric melodrama Life of a King, so much more is at stake than winning a board game.