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  1. So-less chess team eyes top 20 in OlympiadRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Sans its top player, the Philippine men's team to the 41st Chess Olympiad remains upbeat of being competitive for the Aug. 1-14 tournament in Tromso, Norway.

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  2. It’s Time for Conservatives to Stop Defending PoliceRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Free Republic

    ... yet, new video shows at least eight officers standing around Garner's lifeless, unconscious body. Not falling for it "chess player" or whoever the original author is. I will support the peace keepers and enforcers until they are no longer law ...

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  3. Underwater hockey in CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... accordingly. Mr Harris who has played the game for 20 years, described the tactics as like playing "three dimensional chess". He said that a player's recovery time is a huge factor in winning a game. "I can do a 15, maybe even a 20 second breath ...

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  4. Toronto International Film Festival Lineup Announced: 5 Movies We Can't Wait To SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | E! Online

    ... Bobby Fischer 's issues in Pawn Sacrifice ? In the upcoming biopic, the actor will channel the controversial American chess champion as he prepares for his legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky (played by Liev Schreiber ). Let the games ...

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  5. For Liev Schreiber, it's family over careerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... It is so hard to imagine doing it again and again," he says. Still, he has found time to star as Russian chess champion Boris Spassky opposite Tobey Maguire in Edward Zwick's "Pawn Sacrifice" and has other potential projects in development. On the ...

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  6. The Cold War Pawn SacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2013 | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    ... has been in the works forever. Set during the height of the Cold War, this "based on a true story" feature centers on chess legend Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) as he's locked in a gripping championship clash with the Soviets, struggling against his ...

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  7. First pickleball mixer brings hundreds to Hathaway ParkRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... finding various ways to hit the ball over the net became addicting. "That transition of finesse versus power is like a chess match," Rood said. "It's much more calculating and subtle, which is more fun." The Washougal Pickleball Mixer included ...

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  8. TIFF 2014 Announcements: Chris Evans' Directorial Debut, Jake...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AskMen

    ... The film also stars Amanda Seyfried , Adam Driver, Maria Dizzia and Charles Grodin. First is Tobey McGuire as American chess master Bobby Fischer facing off against Soviet challenger Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber) in Pawn Sacrifice , the tale of a ...

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  9. TIFF gets ready for star-studded premieresRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Vallee based on the bestselling memoir by Cheryl Strayed. Other world premieres bound for Toronto include the chess flick Pawn Sacrifice, starring Tobey Maguire as Bobby Fischer and Liev Schreiber as Boris Spassky; the Denzel Washington thriller The ...

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  10. UPDATE 1-Toronto film fest unveils premieres as scheduling criteria tightensRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... are disrupted when a free-spirited younger couple enters the picture. "Pawn Sacrifice" stars Tobey Maguire as American chess legend Bobby Fischer, locked in a world championship match in 1972 with Soviet rival Boris Spassky, played by Liev ...

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  11. Bangladesh aims to match previous highRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh hope to keep their 33rd position intact in next month's Chess Olympiad in Norway, although it will be a tough task to retain their position in the last edition given the current calibre of Bangladesh Grand Masters.

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  12. Toronto Film Festival lineup includes Denzel Washington's...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... this morning at the TIFF Bell Lightbox also include "Pawn Sacrifice," Ed Zwick's biopic on the legendary Cold War-era chess match between Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) and Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber), and "Black and White," Mike Binder's tale of ...

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  13. Toronto Film Festival announces its 2014 line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    ... constructing the garden at Versailles. World premieres include Pawn Sacrifice , Ed Zwick's biopic about the legendary chess match between Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) and Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber), and Black and White , starring Kevin Costner ...

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  14. SANDS: Cadets battle as D.C. summer chess scene heats upRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Washington Times

    With the D.C. International and the World Open just behind us, and a slew of events underway and on the way, the Washington area is emerging as one of the nation's premier summer hot spots for top-flight chess.

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  15. British films to premiere at TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... Mercy, about The Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson starring Paul Dano, and Pawn Sacrifice, which stars Tobey Maguire as chess legend Bobby Fischer. A number of male-led dramas featuring Hollywood veterans will also screen, including Richard Gere in ...

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  16. TIFF unveils first batch of 2014 premieresRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... was pending. Among the films due to screen at TIFF, which runs Sept. 4 to 14, are Gala spots for Ed Zwick's chess drama Pawn Sacrifice , starring Tobey Maguire as American chess master Bobby Fischer and Liev Schreiber as Boris Spassky, his Soviet ...

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  17. Oman to debut in Chess OlympiadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2013 | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    Omani players during their training camp in Salalah. Five of these Omani players will take part in the Chess Olympiad to be held in Norway

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  18. Cabibil wins July chess titleRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    MARCH winner Tony Cabibil won his second monthly title after scoring four wins and a draw for a 4.5 points in the July edition of the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association Monthly tournament held at the Handuraw Pizza on Gorordo Ave. last Sunday.

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  19. TIFF gives first glimpse of this year's films and celebsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... breakouts among the diverse mix of Canadian, American and international fare include Edward Zwick's Pawn Sacrifice , a chess drama about the 1972 "match of the century" between American Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) and Russia's Boris Spassky (Liev ...

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  20. Films starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart among those heading to TIFFRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... and Tina Fey; and Jason Reitman's Men, Women & Children starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Garner. Made-in-Montreal chess drama Pawn Sacrifice, starring Tobey Maguire, will have a gala presentation. Gala presentations include Mike Binder's Black and ...

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