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7 hrs ago | 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.


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13 hrs ago | Daily Star


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.


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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.


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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.


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English Dong-A

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.


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KISU-TV Pocatello

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Masterpiece Mystery! is the longest running prime-time drama series on American television.


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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.


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DNA India

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.


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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.


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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.


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Austrian Times

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.


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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.


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KUAT-TV Tucson

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.


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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."


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'All schoolchildren should learn to play chess', says MP

It may lead to youngsters follow in the footsteps of Bolton School old boy Nigel Short, who became the youngest international chess master in history at the age of 14. Ms Qureshi has launched the all party parliamentary group for chess, which has gained the support of about 25 MPs.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Art Daily


From his earliest years as a child prodigy to becoming the only player ever to achieve a perfect score in the U.S. Chess Championships, from winning the World Championship in 1972 against Boris Spassky to living out a controversial retirement, Bobby Fischer stands as one of chessA's most complicated and compelling figures.


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The Dark Horse launches international festival

Stuff sat down with Cliff Curtis and James Rolleston, stars of the new Kiwi film The Dark Horse, which is released nationwide on July 31. Kiwi actors Cliff Curtis and James Rolleston admit they developed a love for the game of chess while making their new film.


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Lincoln County News

Nearly 200 Turn Out to Honor South Bristol Postmaster

From left, sisters Susanne Nelis of South Bristol and Victoria Munsey of Torre Pellice, Italy, visit with South Bristol Postmaster Wayne Benner at his retirement party at the South Bristol School July 16. Both sporting Flintstone neckties, retiring South Bristol Postmaster Wayne Benner raises a toast to his co-worker Bob Emmons in the South Bristol ... (more)


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Toronto 2014: Reitman, Baumbach and Rock to premiere new films

Chris Rock, at the BET Awards in June, will bring a rare directorial effort to Toronto, "Top Five."


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TIFF 2014 Announcements: Chris Evans' Directorial Debut, Jake...

The bulk of the films that will be screened at the 39th Annual Toronto International Film Festival this year were announced this morning at a live-streamed press conference.


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