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10 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Exhibit at chess hall of fame hails the power of the queen

I was never very good at chess, though I do remember one thing: liking the knights as a girl.

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15 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

The end of season Wiltshire five-minute chess championship takes place tonight.

There will be one overall tournament with prizes determined by the entry level, all entry fees being returned as prize money.

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16 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Excellent body with a clunky soul

The Toshiba Portege Z30 is likely to fill a gaping hole in the market for a lightweight laptop that is also rugged and has a long-lasting battery.

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20 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Bits & Pieces

David W. Oliveira/Standard-Times special file Cape Verdean veterans march down Union Street as part of the 2011 Cape Verdean Recognition Day Parade in New Bedford.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

West Seattle Blog

Chess star Phiona Mutesi visits West Seattle Elementary School

A high-profile visitor today at West Seattle Elementary School , from half a world away - Phiona Mutesi came to show the students what can happen if you work really hard at something.

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MobyGames

New Game: Wonpara Wars II

The protagonist of the first game , Leopard Chateau-Lyon, finds himself wandering in a forest, having no memory of his own past, except his name.

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Newsday

Carl Brown

Student Carl Brown was 18 when he drove from Leigh with friends to the match at Hillsborough.

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National Public Radio

Putin's Chess Moves In Ukraine: Brilliant Tactics, But Bad Strategy?

Some would say that Russian President Putin is playing geopolitical chess when it comes to Ukraine.

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WGBH

Putin's Chess Moves In Ukraine: Brilliant Tactics, But Bad Strategy?

Protesters play chess in Independence Square in Kiev last winter. Some would say that Russian President Putin is playing geopolitical chess when it comes to Ukraine.

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WNYC-AM New York

Putin's Chess Moves In Ukraine: Brilliant Tactics, But Bad Strategy?

The game of chess is a national pastime in Russia. And you might say that Vladimir Putin is playing a high-stakes game of geopolitical chess when it comes to Ukraine.

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Trend

AZERNEWS releases another print issue

The new edition includes articles about Shamkir Chess 2014 tournament in a memory of world-famous Azerbaijani grandmaster Vugar Gashimov, the military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Russia, starving future of Armenia, establishment of the temporary parking in Baku, as well as about upcoming concert of world-famous violinist Itzhak Perlman in ... (more)

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The Citizens' Voice

Student Standouts

Peter Shaver, a senior at Dallas High School, placed at the Regional History Day Competition held at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus in Lehman.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Top chess official lays groundwork

Big step: Geoffrey Borg, chief executive officer of Federation Internationale Des Echecs, also known as the World Chess Federation, was in Guam recently to meet with Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo for support in expanding chess as a sport in Guam.

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GantDaily.com

Chess Tournament Slated

The DuBois and Brockway Councils of the Knights of Columbus, in cooperation with the Tri-County Chess League, will hold its ninth annual charity chess tournament.

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Fiji Times

Expect new champs

A NEW schools chess champion will be crowned in the National Primary and Secondary Schools Chess Championship in Suva this Sunday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

AskMen

The word "Checkmate" in chess comes from the Persian phrase "Shah...

In the late 1990s, Jay Leno competed in WCW in a Tag-Team bout alongside Diamond Dallas Page to face "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff .

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Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Circus Flora brings the game of chess to life with "The Pawn"

Every year Circus Flora presents St. Louis with a great performance captured within a story.

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OpEdNews

Flower Power returns to Frisco

Going to Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park on Sunday April 20, 2014, was, for the World's Laziest Journalist, as close to experiencing time travel as we will probably ever get because it revived some very old dormant memories.

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Eurogamer

All is fair in love and Super Robot Wars

Back in 1991 the GameBoy was well into its swing, and all manner of new publishers were getting in on the action.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

WEHT

Newly Crowned Boxing Champ Atrributes Success to Faith & Family

JarDan Ealum is still considered an amateur in the world of boxing, but there is nothing amateurish about his attitude or relentless work ethic.

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