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8 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane
The Northwest Christian Elementary School Chess Club won the top team award at numerous Regional Tournaments from January to March 2014.
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9 hrs ago | West Seattle Herald
A Ugandan chess champion is coming to West Seattle Elementary on April 23. The Gates Foundation is sponsoring Phiona Mutesi, a chess prodigy from one of the poorest slums in Uganda, to visit the US and come to West Seattle Elementary.
9 hrs ago | The Marion Star
Some of Ohio's best chess players will compete in a quad-style tournament this weekend in Marion.
Tickets $25 and may be purchased at 993-7628. Taking place at the Skyroom, 651 Orchard St., New Bedford.
Look up a synonym for the economic recovery since the last recession, and you'll find words like "soft," "lackluster," "tepid," and "slower than a chess match with a box turtle."
That's according to researchers at Canada's Simon Fraser University, who have found that measurable declines in cognitive performance begin to occur at age 24. In terms of brainpower, you're over the hill by your mid-20s.
Chess is a complicated game which requires the player to make the best move from a sometimes large number of seemingly good choices.
"I'm just an ordinary bloke buying pictures I could afford," said the retired Leeds GP Jeffrey Sherwin - modestly, it can be argued, given that those pictures now make up the largest collection of British surrealist art in the country.
"There is an old Chinese proverb-'Life is like a game of chess, changing with each move.
In the eight round the computer chose our grand masters Tigran L. Petrosyan and Zaven Andriasyan against each other.
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.
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.
Jarod Bryan, a 46-year-old data analyst from Augusta, beat 16-year-old Cape Elizabeth High School sophomore Matthew Fishbein for the Maine Closed Chess Championship on Sunday at a Waterville hotel.
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.