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5 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Bits & Pieces

Buzzards Bay Film Festival: Third Annual Summer Cell Phone Video Contest. The festival will feature weekly awards for cell phone videos with the winner getting a $1,000 grand prize awarded in the fall.

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9 hrs ago | KUAT-TV Tucson

Poirot, Season 12: The Big Four

From left to right: Pauline Moran as Miss Lemon, Philip Jackson as Inspector Japp, David Suchet as Poirot, and Hugh Fraser as Captain Hastings Poirot plunges into a world of global espionage, set against the backdrop of the impending WWII.

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13 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Remarkable woman: Chess is only part of the University of Chicago student's winning approach to life

Like many of her fellow students at the University of Chicago, Darrian Robinson texts frequently, is in a sorority and likes to spend her free time binge-watching popular TV shows, like "Orange Is the New Black" and "New Girl."

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18 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

'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.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Art Daily

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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.

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Stuff.co.nz

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.

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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)

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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."

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AskMen

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.

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RTE.ie

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.

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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 .

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Groong

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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Deadline

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.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Groong

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)

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ScienceBlogs

Sunday Chess Problem [EvolutionBlog]

My renewed interest in chess has not just extended to tournament play. I am composing chess problems again as well.

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BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

AutoSpies

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.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

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.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Games, Family, Kids, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

MobyGames

New Game: Chess

Chess allows to play the board game against a computer or against another human player.

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