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All I Want for Christmas...:

At first glance, Hnefatafl might just look like a knock-off version of chess with Norse helms and impressive beards, but the game is at least 600 years older -- already well-known by 400 A.D. -- and is perhaps a lot more relevant to the conflicts of the 21st century.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Connecticut Post

Dogs, and developers, downtown

The "Please Clean up after Your Dog" signs are certainly a lively barometer of the transition that is under way in downtown Bridgeport.


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Knoxville News Sentinel

City hosts Chess in the Park on Sept. 6 Individuals of all ages...

Individuals of all ages interested in learning and playing the game of chess are invited to participate in the first Chess in the Park at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept.


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Hays Daily News

Youth qualifies for U.S. chess team

Sheena Zeng, a seventh-grader at Thomas More-Prep Marian Junior Senior High School, has qualified as a team member of the U.S. Chess Federation for the 2014 World Youth Championship in the Girls' Under 10 division.


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Thu Aug 21, 2014


Planting The Seeds Of Doubt And Peace

Often it seems hopeless. No matter how many rocket launchers you take out, no matter how many tunnels you uncover, no matter how many terrorists you kill, there are always more to take their places.


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Levon Aronian Invited To FIDE Grand-Prix 2014-2015

PRIX 2014-2015 09:59, 21 August, 2014 YEREVAN, AUGUST 21, ARMENPRESS. The leader of the Armenian men's chess team Levon Aronian has been invited to participate in the FIDE Grand-Prix 2014-2015.


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Your Leek Paper

Cheddleton Chess Club

This major event in the national chess calendar will take place at Westwood College Old Hall, Leek, between September 12 and 14. The congress attracts player from all over the country and welcomes newcomers to the game, whether they are members of a club or not.


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12:40 10yo Kazakhstani wins Juniors Chess Championship in Dubai

Young chess players under 14 years from 130 countries participated in the Juniors Chess Championship in Dubai this year.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Chronicle Newspaper

Locals perform at the Ren Faire

Don and Kelly Kilcoyne and Lena Chilingerian may lead regular lives during the year, but from August through September they travel back in time as they perform as Queen, Mayor and part of Robin Hood's gang at the New York Renaissance Faire in Tuxedo Park.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014


OK, The XCOM Board Game Sounds Awesome

While the idea of a co-op XCOM board game sounded great, the fact it required use of an app turned a lot of people - myself included - off.


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Daily Mail

Sultry Jada Pinkett Smith playing chess and a young Bruce Wayne:...

Sultry Jada Pinkett Smith playing chess and a young Bruce Wayne: Stills from new TV show Gotham give intriguing glimpse of the early Batman universe And ahead of Gotham's premiere on U.S. network Fox next month, new stills from the show promise an intriguing glimpse at the motley crew of characters who go on to both help and hinder the eventual ... (more)


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Chess Club members plan their moves at tournament

Players from the La Palma Chess Club battled for supremacy on Friday during the second week of the Vienna's Last Gambit Centennial tournament.


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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Reaching The Top of The Chess World, And Planning For Retirement

On this weekA's Goldstein On Gelt Show, Doug meets the worldA's greatest chess player, Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen.


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The Weird, Totally Charming Hobbies That Unite People

Whether it's diving, chess, or cosplay, our passions can bring us together in unique ways.


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Recurrent neuronal circuits in the neocortex

Current Biology , Vol. 17, No. 13. , pp. R496-R500, doi:10.1016/j.cub.2007.04.024 The neocortex is a remarkable computational system.


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Karen Grigoryan Was The First At Spanish Open



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Mon Aug 18, 2014


New Game: GNU Chess

GNU Chess is a fully functional, freeware, chess program which can play against a human player or another chess program.


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Human chess pieces, Bingo, 102 year old, Century Farm, Where Am I, sentencing of ex-Liberty HS teacher; the Best of My Week in Photos

There was the new Century Farm in Verboort with the incredible Wilbur Pete Jansen; the very fun chess game at Centro Cultural in Cornelius and the human chess players; the amazing 102 year old Marvel Thurston in Hillsboro; the really cool new facility in Beaverton called VillaSport that no one guessed in my Where Am I feature; the 17 year old Lukas ... (more)


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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Alleviating boredom outside the box

Alleviating boredom can be a problem when routine becomes monotonous. We humans migrate to order and routine like hippies migrated to San Francisco in the sixties and seventies.


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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Human chess board and summer STEAM makes for interesting game of wits at Centro Cultural

The executive director at Centro Cultural, Jose Rivera, is a big fan of chess. It's a game that fits in well with the challenges they are teaching kids.


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