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16th century, Hillsboro style - Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:00

On opening day, Aug. 16, spectators packed the main bleacher section, sending stragglers into the end zone, as knights battled with swords and lances at the jousting tournament .

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Independent.ie

Hardcore pawn as Las Vegas bets it all on $1m chess

At least 27 chess grandmasters are among more than 500 players from 39 countries who have signed up for the tournament GUESTS flocking through the doors of the Planet Hollywood casino in Las Vegas are normally lured by the prospect of a big pay-out at the gambling tables or a performance by the pop star Britney Spears , the highest-paid performer ... (more)

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The Telegraph

Sarla Birla named

Guwahati, Sept. 1: Hosts Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti were adjudged the Best School while South Point School finished runners-up based on the total score of the top four players from each school in the second SBGJ All-Assam Inter-school Chess Championship that concluded at Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti here on Saturday evening, the results of which were ... (more)

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Digital Trends

The Strain weekly recap: Lighting up the 'Creatures Of The Night'

On "Creatures of the Night," the eighth episode of FX's The Strain, the good doctor and his companions went toe-to-toe with an organized army of Strigoi.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Checkmate for The Bachelor

DONNIE Wahlberg married Jenny McCarthy on the weekend but his brother Mark was nowhere to be seen, sparking rumours of a rift.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Yahoo!

Florida schools make play for scholastic chess curriculum

Leaning over chess boards in the middle of classes, seven- and eight-year-olds in one of Florida's largest school districts furrow their brows as they plot moves toward a checkmate.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Spectacular light shows and aerial performances among upcoming City Park attractions

SPECTACULAR light shows, pyrotechnic street theatre, illuminated aerial performance and giant chess sets are just some of the attractions to come at City Park over the autumn and winter.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Weekend

How We Can Honor Michael Brown in a Meaningful, Constructive Way

My heart aches for the people of Ferguson, MO and I cry when I think of the young life of Michael Brown taken away from us prematurely.

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Patch.com

Chess Tournament at Emmorton Rec. on Sept. 19

The Emmorton Recreation Chess Club starts its Fall season on September 19 with a Quick Chess tournament.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential'

Dan Huff rests after a long day's work. He spent much of his life incarcerated in the California prison system.

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The Chronicle

Kisses at sea level Maximilian Tabet

I was taught to love myself and to love others. I was taught that no matter what happens, no matter what difficulties you might face in your relationships or your endeavors, you will always be alright if you have love.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Softpedia

Queen-Talk Chess 3.19

Queen-Talk Chess is the world's least powerful friend-to-friend chess program. Written in C++, it sports a 2-D OpenGL/Qt user interface and utilizes TCP/IP for communications.

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Your Leek Paper

Jonathan Hawkins finished equal first in the British Chess Championships.

The most successful was Jonathan Hawkins, who led the main championships all the way and then was caught by 2013 champion David Howell, of Wood Green, and so finished equal first.

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Trend

Azerbaijani President attends opening of chess school in Beylagan region

It was noted that the construction of the facility started in May 2013, and was completed this February, using internal resources.

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Forbes.com

Telefonica And Telecom Italia Fight Over Vivendi's GVT Brazil unit

I have over 25 years' experience in international financial journalism, working for the Thomson Reuters news agency in various countries, and had reporting assignments in many more, including China, Japan and the United States.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Game Industry

Pure Pool Runs The Virtual Table

Pure Pool for the PlayStation 4 and the PC immerses players into the game from the first moment.

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Examiner.com

A quick look at Crazyhouse Chess

Chess is one of the oldest games on the planet, so it only makes sense that someone, somewhere, would begin to create variations of it to spice things up.

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I programmer

Artificial Intelligence: Problems and their solutions

Authors: Danny Kopec, Shweta Shetty and Christopher Pileggi Publisher: Mercury Pages: 300 ISBN: 978-1938549830 Audience: People interested in puzzles and AI.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Groong

Mher Hovhannisyan takes first prize at Brasschaat Open

Mher Hovhannisyan takes first prize at Brasschaat Open 14:39 26/08/2014 » SPORT Armenian IM Mher Hovhannisyan scored 7.5 points out of 9 and took the first prize among 166 participants at the Brasschaat Open chess tournament .

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The Telegraph

Chess meet from Thursday

Guwahati, Aug. 26: The second Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti inter-school all-Assam chess tournament will be organised by Shatranj, the SBGJ Chess Club at Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti School, Amingaon here from August 28 to 30. Basketball : The FIBA-Basketball Federation of India level I coaching certification course will be organised at Royal Global School ... (more)

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