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3 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | The Marion Star

Chess returns to YMCA after 117 year absence

After possibly a century since setting foot inside the local YMCA, chess returned to the family center with a tournament drawing statewide attention.

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Related Topix: Games, Thornville, OH, Marion, OH

16 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Russian roulette

Chess has been called the game of kings, and people of Ukraine are beginning to learn what it feels like to be caught in the middle of such a game.

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Related Topix: Games, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Business Journal

Sakura-Con draws thousands to Convention Center

Megan Price, as Precure Melody, and Sage Bell, as Precure Rhythm, get ready for the cosplay live action chess match at the 17th annual Sakura-Con at the Washington State Convention Center.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

MobyGames

New Game: Master of Syougi

Syougi is "Japanese chess" - a turn-based board game very similar to normal chess, but all pieces are different.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of freeFall Theatre's the Mikado

THE MIKADO stars Patrick Ryan Sullivan as The Mikado of Japan, Larry Alexander as Pooh-Bah and Tampa Bay's favorite actor/drag performer Matthew McGee as Katisha, the elderly lady.

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, Beauty and the Beast, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Games

Patch.com

Alex Diefenbach Named Youth Chess Champion

After a tournament lasting four hours, 9-year-old Alex Diefenbach was named the Salem Witch City Youth Chess Champion.

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Financial Times

FT Masterclass: squash with Nick Matthew

I'm going to undo everything you've learnt about how to hold a squash racket," says Nick Matthew, the world champion, as we shake hands in a temporary transparent court in Canary Wharf - the perfect setting to expose my inadequacies.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Successful chess tournament for Country Day School team

The Groton Country Day School Chess Team traveled to Sacred Heart School in Gardner on Thursday, March 20, to compete in its second chess tournament of the school year.

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Related Topix: Games, Pepperell, MA, Westford, MA, Dunstable, MA

Harvard Hillside

Successful chess tournament for Country Day School team

The Groton Country Day School Chess Team traveled to Sacred Heart School in Gardner on Thursday, March 20, to compete in its second chess tournament of the school year.

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Related Topix: Games, Pepperell, MA, Westford, MA

Pacific Daily News

Growing chess in Guam: Federation chief wants sport in schools

Geoffrey Borg, chief executive officer of FIDE, more commonly known as the World Chess Federation, is in Guam this week in an effort to grow the sport on the island.

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Related Topix: Games, Family, Kids, US Governors, Eddie Calvo

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Northwest Christian Elem. chess team wins top regional honors

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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West Seattle Herald

Ugandan chess champion Phiona Mutesi coming to West Seattle Elementary

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.

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The Marion Star

Chess club holding tournament this weekend

Some of Ohio's best chess players will compete in a quad-style tournament this weekend in Marion.

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Susan Polgar Chess Blog

50 Years of Tal-Botvinnik - GM Jesse Kraai ... and more

Insights into The French Defense - GM Jesse Kraai Insights into The French Defense - GM Jesse Kraai Posted on April 16,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Bits & Pieces

Tickets $25 and may be purchased at 993-7628. Taking place at the Skyroom, 651 Orchard St., New Bedford.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Boston, MA, Israel, World News, Middle East, Games, Acushnet, MA

USA Today

Low rates, taxes behind high profit margins

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."

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Outside the Beltway

Your Brain Starts To Deteriorate At Age 24

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.

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Related Topix: Games, PopCap, Monopoly , Sperasoft, Video Games, University of Florida, US News, Conservative Political News

Chattanoogan.com

Why Sabrena Turner Is The Better Candidate

Chess is a complicated game which requires the player to make the best move from a sometimes large number of seemingly good choices.

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Related Topix: Games, Hamilton County, TN, Smartt, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Merced Sun-Star

UC Merced Chess Club opponents seek the winning strategy

UC Merced chess club member Nico Poblete, 22, ponders his next move while playing chess with Travell Criner, 22, at the Merced school Friday.

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