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20 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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Friday | 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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Friday | 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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Friday | 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

Friday | 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

Friday | 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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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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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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

GP's healthy collection of surrealist art on display

"I'm just an ordinary bloke buying pictures I could afford," said the retired Leeds GP Jeffrey Sherwin - modestly, it can be argued, given that those pictures now make up the largest collection of British surrealist art in the country.

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BusinessWeek

FBI Movie Warns American Students Overseas Are 'Tempting Targets' for Chinese Spies

"There is an old Chinese proverb-'Life is like a game of chess, changing with each move.

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Al+ Armenia

Petrosyan and Andriasyan drew

In the eight round the computer chose our grand masters Tigran L. Petrosyan and Zaven Andriasyan against each other.

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Scientific American

Are Girls Bad at Chess?

One of the most talked about findings in psychology today is "stereotype threat" a phenomenon in which a person experiences anxiety because of the fear of confirming a negative stereotype.

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