35 min ago
Harewood College are chess champions again
IT was checkmate for five Harewood College students when they were crowned senior schools' chess champions for the second year running.
7 hrs ago
The Citizens' Voice
Regal Rooks Chess Club conducts tournament
The Regal Rooks Chess Club wrapped up its third annual chess tournament recently.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
San Francisco Bay View
Chess vs. checkers
Life is like a game of chess and checkers. Many of us play checkers. And many of us think we're playing chess, but, in practice, we're actually playing checkers.
The New Zealand Herald
Movie review: The Dark Horse
Cliff Curtis as chess champ Genesis and James Rolleston as nephew Mana show just how talented our actors can be.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Town Talk
Commentary: Will robots get all the good jobs?
By the end of the 21st century, will human beings be supreme beings of leisure? Or will we be irrelevant? That's the discussion people are having more and more lately.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Susan Polgar Chess Blog
31st Geneva Chess Open
The 31st Geneva Chess Open will take place from 29th July to 3rd August at the la Maison des Associations - rue des Savoises 15 - 1205 GenA ve, Switzerland.
ROOK: Artur Mencfel may have won chess tournaments, but he got outmatched by border police [MASONS/GETTY] Grandmaster Artur Mencfel, 25, was jailed for 16 months after being stopped and searched at a checkpoint at Dover, Kent.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Otago Daily Times
Role in film a turning point
Former gang member and now actor Wayne Hapi and his daughter, Miracle Hapi , prepare for a private screening of a film, The Dark Horse, at Rialto Cinemas, Dunedin.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Miami Herald
16-year-old Miami Beach teen wins prestigious chess Master title
Rachel, 16, recently was awarded the title of Chess Master during the 2014 North American Youth Chess Championship in New York City.
Formidable expertise of a film-crazy perfectionist
Formidable expertise of a film-crazy perfectionist . JULY 26, 2014 04:49. . U.S. film director Stanley Kubrick is an essential figure for anyone considering him/herself as a fan of 20th Century film.
Masterpiece Mystery! is the longest running prime-time drama series on American television.
Erie Times News
Major directors head to Toronto
New movies from veteran directors such as Jason Reitman, Noah Baumbach and Shawn Levy will make their world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival when it kicks off in September.
Budding chess players will get to witness live action says organising ...
Pune is gearing up for yet another big show down when the Junior World Chess Championship unfolds here from October 5. Aniruddha Deshpande, has been appointed as the organising secretary of this 15-day international contest, which comes to city after a decade.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
The Dark Horse: Cliff's edge
Cliff Curtis' turn as a bipolar chess champ may be his greatest role yet. He talks to Russell Baillie about piling on weight, confronting his past, and being a family man.
Robots Have Their Own World Cup
The computer Deep Blue defeating world chess champion Garry Kasparov at his own game in 1997 was one thing but when a team of humanoid robots defeats the world's greatest soccer players it will be something else altogether.
Chess Player Shamed After Caught Relieving Herself In Lift
A Chinese female chess player who decided to relieve herself by peeing in an elevator is demanding a security guard be sacked after he posted the images of her online.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
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."