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  1. In New AI Benchmark, Computer Takes On Four Top Professional Poker PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Slashdot

    ... human poker player over the next two weeks. " Poker is now a benchmark for artificial intelligence research , just as chess once was. It's a game of exceeding complexity that requires a machine to make decisions based on incomplete and often ...


  2. 5-year-old Kentucky chess champion plays for funRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WKRN

    As much as he loves chess, he says basketball is "funner," and he loves to go for his after-chess lesson treat of McDonald's chicken nuggets with his dad, Brian Marshall, lead pastor at the Christian Student Fellowship at UK. Caleb is 5 years old.


  3. Amir Khan believes Mayweather will play 'game of chess' with PacquiaoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    British boxer Amir Khan is of the view that Philippines pugilist Manny Pacquiao could find himself checkmated by American rival Floyd Mayweather when they face each other in Las Vegas on May 2. According to The Mirror, Khan believes that Mayweather Junior will try to turn next Sunday's 300-million-pound-plus mega-fight with Pacquiao into a game of chess. Mayweather's WBA and WBC welterweight belts and Pacquiao's WBO version are all on the line in the run-up to that bout.


  4. Baxter has it all in handRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Cape Town Stuart Baxter loves to win, that's just how he is. The Kaizer Chiefs coach even celebrates each time he beats his own son in game of chess.


  5. World champions on show in current international chess tournamentsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    The rapidity of strong chess tournaments have increased recently and it is becoming difficult to give coverage to all of them. One is committed to feature the stars because they are the strongest players worldwide.


  6. Basingstoke Chess Club beaten by Farnham B in Border LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    BASINGSTOKE Chess Club lost their Border League Division Two encounter 3.5-1.5 to a strong Farnham B side. Most of the places are by invitation only, but a number of qualifying competitions are currently taking place between the youngsters who narrowly missed out.


  7. Join New Struggle against xenophobia and other social illsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... see around them, to the leaders of civil society and the unions who feel like pawns on the chessboard of an amateur chess player. We have become so discouraged by the injustices we see around us that we give up and say: "That's their problem." We ...


  8. The Empire of Ice Cream by Jeffrey FordRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2006 | SF Site

    ... the boatman who takes souls to Hell, does on his once per century holiday. "A Night in the Tropics" centres around a chess set created in 1533 by Italian goldsmith Dario Foresso, a chess set that is demonic. Breaking the mould somewhat, and ...


  9. Galileo rebornRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    "This week Short, probably Britain's greatest-ever chess player, suggested that women were biologically worse at chess and that "rather than fretting about inequality, we should just get on with it." The reaction has been predictably bitter."


  10. Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Amir Khan anticipates a ''game of...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Khan also believes Mayweather will secure a points victory in what will be one of ''the top fights of all time'' Floyd Mayweather Jnr will try to turn next Sunday's A 300million-plus mega-fight with Manny Pacquiao into a game of chess. And Brit banger Amir Khan predicts the Pac-Man will find himself in checkmate at the final bell with Mayweather claiming victory on points.


  11. A Look at the Movies 2 StarRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... he overlooks certain quirks in Franco's creepy personality. They spend too much of the picture engaged in their verbal Chess match with Franco effectively masking his true Intentions. The more mysterious the movie tries to be, by trying to throw us ...


  12. Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Kell Brook eyeing showdown with winner of superfightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... which Mayweather won't be used to. "Mayweather will try to counter him while he's throwing shots, so it will be a chess match. But Mayweather is just too clever, his defence is great and he'll find a way to win. "It's got points written all over it, ...


  13. Garry Kasparov: Armenian Genocide Is Mother Of All Genocides Of 20th CenturyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    ... grows when we shy away from it and refuse to acknowledge it; this we know from history," Garry Kasparov, former World Chess Champion and Russian opposition figure, wrote on Facebook. "So we must be honest and we must be brave enough to call evil by ...


  14. Shamkir Chess 2015: Viswanathan Anand beats Adams to jump to second spotRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Shamkir : Viswanathan Anand crashed through the defences of Michael Adams of England to jump to sole second spot in the Shamkir Chess 2015 tournament on Saturday. It was sheer power and simplicity from Anand that saw him cruise to his second win in the strongest tournament of the year and the Indian ace can now train his sight to catch world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the last two remaining rounds.


  15. Inaugural Grand Chess Tour Unveiled In Saint LouisRead the original story

    Yesterday | Digital Game Developer

    The world's most prestigious, international chess events are combining efforts to establish a gold standard for the inaugural Grand Chess Tour , an annual competitive circuit for ten of the world's top grandmasters. The announcement was made today at a press conference held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of , Tower AS and Chess Promotions Ltd. , combining the organizational efforts of three elite events into one unified competitive structure.


  16. Oklahoma City-area community briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    - The Challengers Chess Club will hold its monthly open meet May 16 at Regency Park Baptist Church, 2001 N Janeway Ave. The entry fee is $20, with cash payment preferred. On-site registration begins at 8 a.m. For more information, call Tommy W. Hay ...


  17. CombinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Sun-Star

    ... Manila University Blue Eagles and Crispa Redmanizers. She has been in the limelight lately as the "foster" mother of chess sensation Wesley So and became controversial during the just-concluded US Championship, which I featured last week. Here is a ...


  18. Price Drop: The Weekend's Best App Deals, April 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MacLife

    ... about lugging around an all-metal real typewriter and finding ribbon and ink - this one's got the best of both worlds. Chess Pro - with coach Ever wondered what it takes to get better at chess? The answer is one dollar and your time and patience. ...


  19. District 228 Boys' Water Polo Team Takes 1st Place at InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... water polo, you have to have endurance like a marathoner, aggressiveness like a hockey player, and the strategy of the chess player, because you always have to think two moves ahead in the game." The Oak Forest High School Water Polo team members ...


  20. Gregg Popovich's main adjustment: Hope his guys just shoot betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MSNBC

    ... coming off the high pick then passing back to the middle of the floor. Seriously. For all the talk of an Xs and Os chess match, Popovich said before Game 2 that the real key was just that the Spurs do what they do best better than in Game 1. "It ...