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1 hr ago | Joystiq

Overland: A lonely game filled with monsters

Overland is not a zombie game. It's a turn-based survival story set in an apocalyptic wasteland filled with monsters, and it plays out as if action figures from Half-Life 2 and Stephen King's The Stand were on a road trip across a chess board, creator Adam Saltsman says .

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7 hrs ago | Insiteronline

What exactly have KSU contributed to the collective agreement?

Mirroring the industrial action taken back in 2009, the 'University of Malta Academic Staff Association' has decided to play the same 'chess/ opening move' resulting in potential delays in the publication of results due to the failure to come to an accord on an acceptable collective agreement.

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11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Film festival dishes up treats

CHECKMATE: Cliff Curtis, left, and James Rolleston star in The Dark Horse, a bio-pic about a speed chess master who shares his talent with East Coast youth.

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19 hrs ago | Express India

Dutch media mourns defeat in World Cup 'chess game'

Dutch media today mourned the Netherlands' 4-2 penalty shootout defeat by Argentina, but for some there was relief at not having to face a rampant Germany in the World Cup final.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Bits & Pieces

PETER PEREIRA/The Standard-Times Emily and Ruth play in May 2013 with toys designed for them by students from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Chess camp teaches kids about the game and life

Special to the News Sentinel St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 600 South Chestnut St., is holding a free chess camp for local youth.

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Fiji Times

Prasad wins chess competition

CANDIDATE Master Calvin Prasad continued his unbeaten run in the domestic chess competition after securing his fourth consecutive win last week.

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IGN

These Evo 2013 Matches Were so Sick, You Should Watch Them Again

Evo 2014 is just a couple of days away now, and the anticipation are killing me.

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Core77 design blog

Combining Detective Work, CAD, and 3D Printing to Recreate Duchamp's Lost Chess Set from 1918

In 1918 Marcel Duchamp, an avid chess player, designed a one-off set and had it hand-carved in Buenos Aires.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Bangor Summer Chess Camp

Think First Play Smart Chess Camp is a Monday July 28 - Friday August 1st at Bangor Parks and Recreation Center.

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Independent.ie

'Robots will take over middle-class professions' - warning

Accountants, teachers and other middle-class professionals will see their jobs increasingly be taken over by robots, the UK universities minister has said.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Susan Polgar Chess Blog

20eme Festival International d'echecs Jean-Claude Loubatiere

The 20th International Chess Festival named after Jean-Claude LoubatiA re is being held on 5-13th July at the Salle Jules Pagezy in Montpellier, France.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Four ways to give red more to do

As with any game with distinct sides to choose from - chess does not have the following problem but StarCraft does - Magic sometimes suffers from hard choices in terms of faction balance.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Groong

Chess Champ Aronian To Lead Chess Camp In LA

CHESS CHAMP ARONIAN TO LEAD CHESS CAMP IN LA 11:03 04.07.2014 On Monday, July 7, World Cup and 3 time Chess Olympiad Champion Levon Aronian will be holding a public press conference to meet and greet media and members of the community.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Books & Poetry

Wilks Library: Book club meets every third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.; Will host a monthly writers' group on the first Thursday of every month from 6-7 p.m. All writers welcome, no matter their experience.

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Arka News Agency

Yerevan municipal schools had about 7,000 graduates in 2014

YEREVAN, July 3. /ARKA/. About 6,828 pupils finished municipal schools in Yerevan, and higher schools had 431 graduates in 2014, head of secondary education at Yerevan Municipality Gayane Soghomonyan said.

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Ham and High

Hampstead Summer Festival kicks off with Big Fair this weekend

Opening with the much-loved Big Fair on Sunday , Heath Street will be transformed into a colourful carnival street party with bustling stalls selling artisan food, drink and crafts.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Telegraph

Chess camp begins in Silchar

Hailakandi, July 2: A weeklong International Master chess coaching camp got under way under the Cachar District Chess Association at the indoor stadium of India Club in Silchar from yesterday.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Best Bets: Chess, Rabbit Box and Holman Autry

Rooftop heroes Kinky Waikiki kicks off this gussied-up fundraising party at the Georgia Theatre, the third annual Poppin' Bottle For Poverty.

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Greg.org

Readymake: And You May Find Yourself 3-D Printing A Marcel Duchamp Chess Set

A couple of years ago Scott Kildall created Playing Duchamp , an online chess program designed to simulate the chess play of the artist, and incorporating the designs of two of the chess sets Duchamp created over the years.

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