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  1. 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 ...

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  2. TributeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... faltered and went down to Alexander Areshchenko of Ukraine in the penultimate round of Al Ain Classic International Chess tournament to fall out of contention. Mumbai: Climax Lawrence and striker Mohammed Rafi have been retained by Mumbai FC for the ...

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  3. Sports In 2014: Wrestling Joy, Soccer Hopes, Chess StrugglesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    ... RELATED NEWS Sport: "Polar Bear" wrestler named Armenia's best athlete in 2014 Chess: Aronian drops to fifth place in FIDE rankings >From signal successes on the wrestling mat to passions and disappointments on the soccer pitch and the chess board - ...

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  4. New Game: Sargon IIRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MobyGames

    The second of the Sargon chess games. In this version, you can play the computer or another opponent.

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  5. My best is yet to come says Viswanathan AnandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Hindustan Times

    Indicating that he is still hungry for success, five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand on Friday said he is not quitting the game anytime soon and is preparing to play more tournaments in the coming year after a decent performance in 2014. The 45-year-old said he was happy with his performance in the year that is drawing to a close as he won three tournaments, although he acknowledged that in the recent world championship he could not capitalise on the self-created opportunities.

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  6. What Chess Means To KatherineRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2013 | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    What Chess Means To Me By Katherine Du, Greenwich Academy '17 I was eight years old and scared out of my wits when I picked up my first chess piece whilst attending primary school in England. At the school chess club, our coach, an intimidating Russian with a long name I could hardly pronounce, would tower over me and snap whenever I forgot how a piece was supposed to move.

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  7. 52nd University of Groningen Chess Open 2014 LIVERead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    I want to make a difference for kids around the world using Chess in Education. Click on the above image for more info.

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  8. 'Meaghamann' - all guns blazingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Film - "Meaghamann"; Cast - Arya, Hansika Motwani, Anupama Kumar, Ashutosh Rana, Sudhanshu Pandey, Harish Uthaman and Sanjana Singh; Director - Magilzh Thirumeni; Rating - *** Just like in the game of chess, how a move by your opponent might totally catch you off guard, the proceedings in Magilzh Thirumeni's impressive action film "Meaghamann" achieves that. Interestingly, most of the film's characters are inspired by chess pieces -- king, rook, bishop and pawn.

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  9. 2014 - A mixed year for Indian chessRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | DNA India

    In what turned out to be a bitter-sweet year for Indian chess, five-time winner Viswanathan Anand lost his bid to regain his title in the Sochi World Championship, but the Indian men's team clinched a historic bronze at the 41st Olympiad. After losing his World Championship crown at Chennai in 2013, the year saw Anand earn the right to challenge world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway by winning the Candidates tournament, at Khanty Mansiysk, Russia in March.

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  10. Bolton calendarRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Item Extra

    ... and selectmen meetings will be shown. For schedules and last-minute updates, visit www.BoltonAccessTV@comcast.net. CHESS CLUB: The Nashoba Junior Chess Club meets on Fridays in the Nashoba High School cafeteria, 12 Green Road. Instruction for all ...

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  11. Bayonne winter chess camp to begin next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    The camp will take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the firehouse, which is located at 597 Broadway, Bayonne city spokesman Joe Ryan said. Chess Master Joe Lux will be conducting the camp, which will include lectures and discussion, as well as tournament-style games, Ryan said.

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  12. Meaghamann movie review: Aryaa s impressive action thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | India.com

    Just like in the game of chess , how a move by your opponent might totally catch you off guard, the proceedings in Magilzh Thirumeni's impressive action film achieves that. Interestingly, most of the film's characters are inspired by chess pieces - king, rook, bishop and pawn.

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  13. Commentary: Nigeria and Russia experience currency nosedivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    By David L Evans Ph D Dent to pride or key to hard work and prosperity, like a game of chess? We got oil! Now we are rich... and... shhhh... we won't have to work hard ever again... Isn't that how it goes? David L Evans PhD is a mathematics and science graduate of the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, presently in Grenada, a construction consultant, a physical and medical scientist, business, quality assurance and quality control consultant, architectural designer, software engineer and educator in the process of establishing Balthazar University Venezuelans KNOW that they are rich -- they have those immense oil reserves -- but... they're a bit puzzled, there are often basic food shortages in the shops and somehow... just somehow those riches are not showing up in their personal bank accounts .

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  14. Sahaj is nowRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Al Ain: Talented Indian GM Sahaj Grover continued his dream run at the Al Ain Classic international chess tournament defeating GM Evgenij Miroshnichenko of Ukraine to move up to joint second spot, after the completion of the 7th round, here on Thursday. With his second victory against a GM with an Elo rating of 2600, Grover took his tally to 5.5 points out of a possible seven and emerged as the best performing Indian so far with just two rounds left in one of the strongest competitions in Asia.

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  15. The Nutritional Junk Science of Our Government NanniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Instapundit

    ... completely fails to take into account physical activity - the football player gets as many (or few) calories as the chess champ. Leaving aside the legitimate issue of whether or not such one-size-fits-none policies are actually in the purview of the ...

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  16. Navy's Drake positioned for successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... in the sixth game and played well. Uzoma totaled 52 tackles and tied for the team lead with five quarterback hurries. CHESS GAME: San Diego State did an outstanding job of disguising its defense during the Poinsettia Bowl, changing fronts on almost ...

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  17. Playing Against the Higher-Rated Opponent: Part 1 ... and moreRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2013 | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    Playing Against the Higher-Rated Opponent: Part 2 - Psychological Pressure Posted on December 25,2014 By GM Levan Aroshidze in Strategy & Game Review, General Chess Articles, Beginner's Corner. The High-Rated Player Under Psychological Pressure Objectively, high-rated players may also be under psychological pressure while playing with a lower-rated player.

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  18. Bayonne's winter chess camp to begin next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jersey Journal

    The camp will take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the firehouse, which is located at 597 Broadway, Bayonne city spokesman Joe Ryan said. Chess Master Joe Lux will be conducting the camp, which will include lectures and discussion, as well as tournament-style games, Ryan said.

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  19. 2014 in review: Video games are a rich source for fascinating storiesRead the original story

    Thursday | Polygon

    ... of the work's two protagonists, Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom. There are thousands, maybe tens of thousands, of chess variants like Chess 2 in the world. Creating new rules for one of history's oldest games is a popular exploration for the ...

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  20. The Imitation GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Transbuddha.com

    Code breaking is an art as much as a science and never was it needed, or more artfully accomplished, than by the British during World War II. Set during the middle of Second World War, The Imitation Game follows an unlikely group of scholars, mathematicians, linguists, chess champions, and intelligence officers who were thrown together with the singular goal of breaking Germany's unbreakable code known as Enigma .

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