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  1. All I Want for Christmas...:Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    At first glance, Hnefatafl might just look like a knock-off version of chess with Norse helms and impressive beards, but the game is at least 600 years older -- already well-known by 400 A.D. -- and is perhaps a lot more relevant to the conflicts of the 21st century.


  2. Suruchi, Nepal's first female Candidate MasterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Teenager Suruchi Thing has become the talk of the town after she was awarded the Candidate Master title during the 41st World Chess Olympiad held in Tromso, Norway from August 1 to 15. The 15-year-old is the first Nepali female chess player to earn the CM title.


  3. Negi opts for academicsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi: He played a stellar role in India's bronze winning effort in the recently concluded Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway, but GM Parimarjan Negi feels that there's more to life than just '64 squares' as he gets ready for a new innings, which will require the same effort or even more from the immensely talented young man.


  4. The surprising new face of video gamingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... who casually play on mobile apps and those who invest serious time and money in console and PC games. "People who play chess are gamers. People who play board games are gamers. People who play darts are gamers. People who play tag are gamers," ...


  5. Learning games on the teen sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... increases spatial intelligence. This kind of thing is very difficult, and will keep your teen busy for hours. A Chess - Chess has been known to raise the student's IQ score. According to the Renaissance Knights Chess Foundation , studies have shown ...


  6. Dogs, and developers, downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... -- are living there. In McLevy Green, the tiny heart of the city's downtown, on a recent sunny lunch hour, afternoon chess players hunched over tables in concentration while the kibitzers circled. Two Muslim women, their hair covered by colorful ...


  7. City hosts Chess in the Park on Sept. 6 Individuals of all ages...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Individuals of all ages interested in learning and playing the game of chess are invited to participate in the first Chess in the Park at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept.


  8. United FC takes 10-game unbeaten streak into NASL match at New YorkRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... of three big games and getting the nine points," Lagos said. "I'm cautious because, with soccer, there is a unique chess match where you certainly want your team to finish like that every game, but you are also aware that teams react in different ...


  9. Aug23 Casting Auditions-Sarasota Medieval Fair11:00 am -Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | YourObserver

    ... for all ages. Novices and experienced players are encouraged to come out for the General Cast and the Human Combat Chess match. We're very excited for the upcoming festival and bringing new faces into the mix is important to us. We encourage you to ...


  10. Emmys: 10 Ways 'Breaking Bad' Shocked in Final SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... tricking Walt into leading him to Heisenberg's money. Says Bad writer George Mastras : "It was a culmination of this chess match that's been going on since the beginning of the season between Hank and Walt. ... If they get their hands on the money - ...


  11. Locals perform at the Renaissance FaireRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Township Journal

    ... said. "I am the greeter, I am the man that organizes things and I play host for a number of events including the chess boards," said Kilcoyne. A jack of all trades, Kilcoyne not only acts, but learned to pour pewter and make jewelry as well as teach ...


  12. Where To Play Board Games In LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Londonist

    ... of dice-rolling fanatics meets up a couple of times a week, and welcomes all and sundry - whether you're a Russian chess champ, or don't know the basic rules of backgammon. Games are played at various venues around London (pubs usually), the ritual ...


  13. Chess Olympian tows Letran past SSC-RRead the original story

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    Olympiad veteran Paulo Bersamina downed Joshua Marquez on the top board to power Letran to a 3-1 bashing of San Sebastian in juniors action of the 90th NCAA chess competition at the Athletes' Dining Hall of the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex on Friday.


  14. Abu Dhabi Masters: Suri Holds Top Seed Wang Hao to DrawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Outlook

    ... a piece when it appeared that things were under control. The nine rounds event will now have a rest day with a blitz chess tournament and the battle will resume with a double round day on Saturday. Important and Indian results round 2 (Indians ...


  15. Youth qualifies for U.S. chess teamRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hays Daily News

    Sheena Zeng, a seventh-grader at Thomas More-Prep Marian Junior Senior High School, has qualified as a team member of the U.S. Chess Federation for the 2014 World Youth Championship in the Girls' Under 10 division.


  16. Back to School Chess - Game onRead the original story

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    Chess is the ultimate mind sport! Young players will have a chance to fine tune their chess skills for the upcoming school year at the Back-2-School Scholastic Chess Tournament.


  17. Planting The Seeds Of Doubt And PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Israellycool

    ... of a mistake the people made at the polls in 2006. Even though a ground op means we lose more of our men. Bibi is a chess player. He has to think things through on many levels. How he conducts this war affects his standing at home and how he is ...


  18. Pivot Grid in Asp.Net MVCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Code Project

    ... ommunities and loves to share the knowledge with other developers whenever he gets the opportunity. He is a passionate chess player as well. He can be contacted at:


  19. Warren County 4-H Teen Council Renaissance Fair is Sept. 6-7 in HarmonyRead the original story

    Thursday | The Jersey Journal

    ... studies the Middle Ages by recreating the pastimes and crafts of the period will be joining 4-H at the Faire. Living chess match Sunday only. Vendors can call the 4-H Office at 908-475-6502 or 908-619-9166 for booth information. Proceeds from the ...


  20. 2014 Sinquefield Cup to Become Strongest Chess Tournament in HistoryRead the original story

    Thursday | KXVO

    Last year, the inaugural super-tournament thrilled spectators as the strongest chess competition ever held on U.S. soil.