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Karjakin Headlines Thursday's Fischer Random Chess Championship Knockout Qualifier  Chess.com

With an open qualification process that began in April, the FIDE World Fischer Random Chess Championship continues the final qualification phase as it plays ...


Most Beautiful Chess Sets in the World  Architectural Digest

From a Daniel Libeskind–designed board to one inspired by Man Ray, these chess sets would check-mate any competition, in terms of style.


Shelby Lyman, chess master and columnist for The Press, dies at 82  Press of Atlantic City

Chess has a reputation for being cold and stodgy. Shelby Lyman did not.


Sterling Heights adds life-size chess board to library campus  The Macomb Daily

Sterling Heights officials rolled out an oversized chess/checkerboard this week on the side of the city's library, the latest in a series of outdoor amenities for the ...


Campers take chess game to new levels | Local Education  Madison.com

Youths hone strategy at Chess Wizards K-8 Scholastic Chess Day Camp at Waunakee Village Center.


UCLA football hopes chess will help to checkmate opponents  Los Angeles Times

UCLA football coach Chip Kelly brought in a mind-set strategist at the start of spring practice to teach chess to his players. The players have embraced it.


Russian chess legend Anatoly Karpov unable to get U.S. visa, friend says  Metro US

Russian chess legend Anatoly Karpov unable to get U.S. visa, friend says.


Firouzja Qualifies For FIDE World Fischer Random Chess Championship  Chess.com

On Sunday, the 16-year-old Iranian chess prodigy GM Alireza Firouzja weathered a seven-hour barrage of tough opponents to reach the quarterfinals of the ...


Caruana Pounces On Aronian Error To Tie For Sinquefield Lead  Chess.com

Levon Aronian said before the 2019 Sinquefield Cup that he wanted to be the first to win both it and the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz in the same year. He took care ...


PRO Chess League Summer Series: Action Sets Stage For Championship Weekend  Chess.com

Saturday's Group D finale was only the start of an action-packed weekend in the PRO Chess League Summer Series. The Montreal Chessbrahs completed their ...


Chess, anyone? Kids learn the game of kings in Woodbury  Waterbury Republican American

WOODBURY — Youngsters taking part in this week's chess camp at Old Town Hall got more than just a few pointers on the “game of kings.” They also received ...


Shelby Lyman, 82, Dies; Unlikely Star of a Fischer-Spassky Broadcast  The New York Times

Mr. Lyman was a high-ranked player who was drafted to provide live commentary of the celebrated chess match in 1972. The show became an improbable hit.


Russian Chess Legend Karpov Unable to Get US Visa, His Friend Says  The Moscow Times

Karpov has been helping train top young U.S. chess players at the Chess Max Academy for the past two years.


Chip Kelly teaching chess to UCLA players? And why Oregon State will upset Oklahoma State  OregonLive

Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News joined me on the radio show on Tuesday to talk about his prediction that Oregon State will beat Oklahoma State.


Sinquefield Round 3: Players Still Stuck In Neutral  Chess.com

Getting 5.5% return on your money will satiate most long-term investors, but not many chess fans. After day three of the 2019 Sinquefield Cup, a field that now ...


PM & L Theatre holding auditions for 'Chess'  Chicago Daily Herald

Auditions for "Chess" the musical will be held by appointment beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 and Tuesday, Sept. 10, at PM & L Theatre in Antioch.


Chess: can you pass the Czech talent test?  Financial Times

World champion Magnus Carlsen loses 10 speed games in St Louis.


Chicago Inmates Compete In Online Chess  NPR

Inmates from the Cook County jail in Chicago just competed in the first international online chess tournament of its kind. NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with their ...


Son of Clarkson University Professor Wins Gold Medal in Chess Championship  Clarkson University News

Jason Liang, the 12-year-old son of Clarkson professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Chunlei Liang, took home the gold this week in the 2019 ...


U.S. Chess Star Fabiano Caruana On The Need For Sponsors And A Potential Magnus Carlsen Rematch  Forbes

Fabiano Caruana nearly won a world championship in November, and he now says he wants nothing more than to get another shot at unseating Magnus ...


20 Photos Of Chess Players We'd Like To Checkmate  TheThings

While chess players are hardly known for doing magazine spreads, several female players do pull off the feat of looking amazing staring at a board.


FIDE World Fischer Random Chess Championship Heats Up On Chess.com  Chess.com

The first officially recognized live and online Fischer Random Chess Championship is heating up this summer as the world's best players hope to advance on ...


Life after chess  WORLD News Group

Former New York public-school student Alex Lenderman, one of the world's top chess players, mastered the game and embraced the Christian faith in the ...


Player Suspected Of Cheating Caught With Phone At Dutch Open Championship  Chess.com

An amateur chess player with a national rating of 1512, who had raised suspicion due to strong results at recent tournaments, was caught carrying a phone ...


Chess: Magnus Carlsen admits to confidence crisis after shock losing run  The Guardian

Magnus Carlsen, the world champion, lost 10 speed games in St Louis and now has only two days to recover before the start of the Sinquefield Cup.


This confounding game is chess, but with gravity  PC Gamer

University professor Dr. Pippin Barr has made the version of chess they play in hell, and I love it. All conventional strategy is gone and every time you think ...


Teen makes right moves, now national master in chess  The Ottawa Herald

HAYS — Sometimes attaining a goal can be a struggle, but all one needs is a single opportunity for a breakthrough moment.For Hays teen Sheena Zeng, that ...


Human Chess Prodigy vs Tesla Model 3 in an Exciting Game of Chess  Interesting Engineering

Watch this video to see American chess prodigy, Fabiano Caruana, take on a Tesla Model 3's computing system in a head-on game of chess. Will the computer ...


Fairborn hosting chess tournament  Fairborn Daily Herald

FAIRBORN — Fairborn will soon be home to a chess tournament.The 2019 Fairborn Skyhawk Scholastic Chess Tournament is slated to take place Saturday, A.


FEATURE: New Puzzle Rush Formats Released  Chess.com

Puzzle Rushers, rejoice! For today we added two new modes! You can think of them as time controls for Rush! Puzzle Modes 3 min Don't have time for a ...


On Chess: St. Louis' Summer Of Chess  St. Louis Public Radio

The summer season may be nearing a close, but the “Summer of Chess” at the St. Louis Chess Club is in full force. For the next three weeks, the leading.


Nepomniachtchi Qualifies For FIDE World Fischer Random Chess Championship  Chess.com

On Sunday, Russian top GM Ian Nepomniachtchi outlasted 15 opponents to reach the quarterfinals of the 2019 FIDE World Fischer Random Chess ...


Join ChessKid And Judit Polgar To Set A World Record!  Chess.com

Young chess fans from all over the world now have a chance to become a world-record holder. ChessKid and GM Judit Polgar are teaming up to set the all-time ...


PRO Chess League Summer Series: Montreal A Lock As 3 Teams Vie For Last Playoff Spot  Chess.com

The PRO Chess League Summer Series group stage comes to an end on Saturday, and with the Montreal Chessbrahs clinching first place in Group D, the ...


Jets' Le'Veon Bell can thank chess for running prowess  New York Post

Jets' new running back Le'Veon Bell says the lessons he has learned on the chessboard have helped him on the football field.


Chess.com's Grand Chess Tour Coverage Rolls On With The Sinquefield Cup  Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour coverage continues on Chess.com as the highly-anticipated Sinquefield Cup kicks off Saturday, August 17 at 11 a.m. PDT (8 p.m. CEST) ...


Letter: Pieces on a chess board | Politics-national  Arizona Daily Star

Our President is telling us that as Jews, if we vote for Democrats we are traitors. This is the same Donald Trump who claims to be our best friend and.


This young Kenyan chess champion wants to take her moves abroad. The bureaucracy is keeping her in check.  The Washington Post

Sarah Momanyi is one of over a third of Kenyans without a proper birth certificate — a major setback for her ambitions.


Speed Chess Championship Invitational Qualifier  Chess.com

Speed Chess Championship qualifier action resumes today with an invitational Speed Chess qualifier, a tournament featuring the top eight blitz and bullet ...


Armenian chess player will not participate in tournament in Turkey due to ultimatum from Azerbaijani players  JAMnews

The Sivas Buruciye International Open Chess Tournament-A, which began on August 19 in Turkey, refused to finance well-known Armenian chess player Maria ...


Watch a Tesla Model 3 play chess against the top-ranked player in the US  TechCrunch

Tesla cars can now take on human players in a game of chess, thanks to a software update it pushed out to vehicles last month. Its programmers likely didn't ...


Tesla starts rolling out Chess to ‘Tesla Arcade’ in-car gaming app  TechCrunch

Tesla is making a new game available to its vehicle owners, with a roll-out starting today. The company started pushing out a new “Arcade” app for its in-car ...


Chess.com Month In Review: July 2019  Chess.com

Hey chess lovers! It's time again to look back at the month that was. As always, the product-development team kept things humming with new features, bug fixes, ...


CHESSES: chess variants for nonexperts, nonplayers, and the very playful  Boing Boing

Pippin Barr (previously) writes, "I have a history of making variations on existing games (see also: PONGS, BREAKSOUT, SNAKISMS), and Chesses (source, ...


In a chess game played to the death, what piece should you be?  New Scientist

Existential questions of the chessboard, plus explosive dogs, the world's oldest stew and avocados in crisis in Feedback's weekly round-up from the world of ...


The Man Who Beat Mikhail Tal  Chess.com

If you have seen the movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, you may remember one of the Washington Square Park hustlers who held a sign offering a photograph ...


Emmanuel: Kid genius out to rule chess world  The Punch

Ebenezer Bajela Kid wonder Osadebe Emmanuel has been tipped to dominate the chess world in the next few years after his heroics. Emmanuel is a re...


Bob Ferguson Will Play Chess Against 20 People at Once  TheStranger.com

While analysts continue to compare the President's political strategy to a game of "three-dimensional chess," on Sunday Washington State Attorney General Bob ...


Chess Tournament At Cook County Jail Seeks To Teach Inmates Critical Thinking; ‘It Makes My Mind Move’  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chess players from all over the world were facing off in a first of its kind tournament on Tuesday, in a place you might not expect: jail.


The Unusual Side Of Blitz Chess  Chess.com

When we talk about blitz chess, we usually think about tactics, blunders and opening surprises that force our opponents to spend their precious seconds. I doubt ...


Sinquefield Cup: Caruana joins Anand in lead  Sportstar

Viswanathan Anand split the point with USA's Wesley So after missing a complex winning continuation in the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup chess ...


Cook County Jail Hosts International Chess Tournament  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — A unique two-day chess tournament will be held at Cook County Jail in Chicago this week. The Cook County Sheriff's Office is hosting what it ...


The Endgame: When two of the city's best chess players finally square off  PostBulletin.com

The chess club is abuzz. It's week four of a four-week tournament, and every one of tonight's 10 matches looks like it could go 60 moves deep into an endgame.


Anand Effect: One GM for each square on chessboard  Times of India

Chess News: India's current generation of chess players is one of the best in history of the sport, says former world champion Vladimir Kramnik. Since 2000 ...


Are the chess boards on Providences pedestrian bridge built wrong? Depends on the time of day  The Providence Journal

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Nepomniachtchi Leads Levitov Chess Week With 1 Day To Go  Chess.com

Thanks to a score of 2.5/3 on Monday, Ian Nepomniachtchi is the leader after five rounds at the Levitov Chess Week in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The last two ...


Parkersburg to host 26th Annual Homecoming Chess Tournament  Parkersburg News

PARKERSBURG - The 26th Annual Parkersburg Chess Tournament will be held Sunday at the Blennerhasset Hotel, part of the Parkersburg Homecoming ...


On Chess: The Future Of Chess Entertainment  St. Louis Public Radio

After spending three weeks as the grandmaster-in-residence at the St. Louis Chess Club, I have come to the realization that the future of chess, as an.


I feel there's lots to be done to improve chess in Bengal, opines Surya Shekhar Ganguly  SportsCafe

Surya Shekhar Ganguly has called for a change in the integrated coaching system in Bengal in order to improve the quality of players being produced by the ...


Stockfish Wins Computer Chess Championship As Neural Networks Play Catch-Up  Chess.com

The reigning Chess.com Computer Chess Champion Stockfish continues to assert itself as the greatest chess engine of all time, recently picking up a win in ...


Nepomniachtchi Wins Levitov Chess Week  Chess.com

Ian Nepomniachtchi edged out Alexander Grischuk on tiebreak to win the Levitov Chess Week in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Both players scored 5/7, but ...


Formerly incarcerated man turns life around through chess  WXIX

A man who was incarcerated when he was 14 years old for possession of a gun turned his life around three years ago to help his community through the game ...


Cook County jail inmates take on the world in chess tournament  Chicago Daily Herald

Fourteen inmates at the Cook County jail took on the world this week at a first-of-its-kind international chess tournament matching teams from detention facilities ...


Chess: Try your skill on the Levitt test. Michael Adams took five minutes  The Guardian

Michael Adams won his seventh British championship at Torquay where several English youngsters put in impressive performances.


On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Battens Down The Hatches To Win The Paris Rapid & Blitz Tournament  St. Louis Public Radio

Chess players can picture a tournament victory 1000 times in their head. One can prepare, have a clear idea of what you want to accomplish, and show up to.


Chess.com Team Chess Battles Return  Chess.com

In one of the most anticipated rematches in Chess.com history, team Chess.com (GM Robert Hess and IM Danny Rensch) will square off against team ...


Chess Champs Battle at Twin Ports Open  FOX 21 Online

SUPERIOR, Wis.- It was a meeting of the minds at University of Wisconsin Superior's Yellowjacket Union for the 8th Annual Twin Ports Open Chess Tournament.


Sinquefield Cup 2019: Wins for Ding and Nepomniachtchi  Chessbase News

The Grand Chess Tour action in St. Louis moves into the classical phase with the start of the Sinquefield Cup from August 17th to 28th. Two decisive results were ...


The Square Off Chess Set Lets Players Control Physical Pieces From Anywhere  Futurism

The Square Off Chess Set is an Internet connected smart chess board with automated pieces that lets you compete against players anywhere in the world.


How To Deal With Outrageous Chess Openings  Chess.com

I am sure that you've encountered the situation where your opponent played an opening move that breaks all known chess rules. What is your second thought ...


Young chess player sets new strategy: 'faith in myself'  Mountain View Voice

When 12-year-old Mountain View resident Ruiyang Yan narrowly qualified for the U.S. Girls Junior Chess Championship, she set her expectations cautiously ...


The Heavyweight Chess Board  BoxingScene.com

By Tris Dixon - IT seems a week does not go by without a few more twists and turns in the heavyweight division. Former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua ...


Hawke's Bay has a 6-year-old chess prodigy  New Zealand Herald

A Napier Central School chess team is off to the national primary schools championships with a budding star aged just 6 years old. Eyvind Frojvik-Moberg, is a ...


Wei Yi Defeats Xiong In Armageddon To Win Junior Speed Chess Championship  Chess.com

On Saturday, Wei Yi defeated Jeffery Xiong in an armageddon tiebreak game to be crowned champion of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess Championship.


Chess club a good move for VA clinic  Greenville Daily Reflector

Kim Grizzard. Friday, July 26, 2019. Jim Harris spent more than an hour in the waiting area of the VA clinic on Thursday, but he wasn't looking down at his watch.


ASX's new blockchain-based CHESS system: A marathon not a sprint  ZDNet

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is well on its way to going live with an actual industrial-scale blockchain use case, and not just a glorified database.


Jumbling The Rules Of Chess, Eight Different Ways  Kotaku

Chess is a game of seemingly endless complexity, each new match expanding into an intricate weave of strategies, gambits, and countermoves. It only gets ...


Wei Yi Beats Firouzja; Will Face Xiong In Junior Speed Chess Final  Chess.com

Wei Yi will be Jeffery Xiong's opponent in the final of the Chess.com Junior Speed Chess Championship. The Chinese GM beat Alireza Firouzja 14.5-11.5 in ...


Mumbai to host World Youth chess meet  The Hindu

The world's second youngest GM R. Praggnanandhaa (14) from India, will be taking part at the World Youth chess championship, to be held here from October 1 ...


AI Analyzes Chess Commentary to Learn to Play Chess  Synced

What if an AI could learn to play Chess based only on human game commentary? That interesting task has been tackled by SentiMATE, a new Chess algorithm ...


Anand still in the sole lead, Nepomniachtchi's woes continue  Chessbase News

For the second day in succession, it was six draws in Saint Louis at the Sinquefield Cup. That enabled Vishy Anand to continue to lead as the only winner from ...


Us: Chess in Market Square attracts all races, faiths and creeds  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Under the trees in Market Square, an elusive character named Rob is the king of a United Nations of chess players.


Chess: can you find the Scotsman’s hidden drawing move?  Financial Times

World champion Magnus Carlsen has a bad day at the office.


How Greenland explains Donald Trump's entire presidency  CNN

Donald Trump won't be going to Denmark in 10 days. Because the Danes won't sell him Greenland.


Assemble your Knights with Swindon's Community Chess Club  This Is Wiltshire

The Community Chess Club based in west Swindon is a club which is thriving.


Having mastered Space Invaders, chess, and Go, AI tackles video soccer  MIT Technology Review

Google's artificial-intelligence researchers have created a football simulator for training the next generation of machine-learning algorithms.


South Side artist brings street chess to downtown Chicago  WLS-TV

Cecil Locke is the artist behind Touch & Go Chess Party, an outdoor chess table set up outside the Art Institute of Chicago six days a week. Only 52 inches ...


Chess: British title in balance and Indian prodigy, 13, is youngest winner of major  The Guardian

While Michael Adams and David Howell close on a Sunday showdown for the British championship, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa has become the youngest ...


Playing Chess or Checkers  News-Talk 1380 WAOK

Rapper & CEO of Roc Nation Jay-Z recently entered in a partnership with the NFL to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and to amplify the league's social ...


Instead of practicing, this AI mastered chess by reading about it  MIT Technology Review

Machines that appreciate “brilliant” and “dumb” chess moves could learn to play the game—and do other things—more efficiently.


Putin Plays Judo, Not Chess  The Wall Street Journal

Russia is weak, but its leader makes the most of the West's disarray and indecisiveness.


Young Praggnanandhaa A Surprise Winner At Xtracon Chess Open  Chess.com

The Indian chess prodigy Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu made history this week to become one of the youngest winners of the traditional Copenhagen Open, ...


With the mornings sunrise, pedestrian bridge chess boards back to being wrong  The Providence Journal

Under the bright noon sun, retired family physician Tim Empkie opened an umbrella over one of the chess boards on the city's new $22-million walkway over the ...


On Chess: Favorites Steady Their Ships To Win U.S. Junior, Girls' Junior And Senior Championships  St. Louis Public Radio

Being the tournament favorite is never easy. You have a target on your back, and every other participant is gunning for you. There are times that the top.


Chess: Can you checkmate with three queens against a lone king?  Financial Times

The British championship has its closing rounds at Torquay this weekend, and armchair internet spectators can view the action, which includes grandmaster and ...


Sinquefield Cup 4: Caruana joins Anand in the lead  chess24

Fabiano Caruana unleashed some unused World Championship preparation on Levon Aronian and was able to join Vishy Anand in the Sinquefield Cup lead ...


Chess  Independent.ie

The 2019 Irish Chess Championship was a great success, with intrigue remaining until the last move on board 1 in the final round. In the end, luck was on the ...


Edenwald Old Timers Day and Young Kings & Queens Chess Club members and residents enjoyed this year's Edenwald Day Flag Football  Bronx Times

Edenwald Old Timers Day and Young Kings & Queens Chess Club members and residents enjoyed this year's Edenwald Day Flag Football.


Champion chess player to speak at 5th March for Jesus  The Augusta Chronicle

Chess taught Orrin Hudson more than just how to win a game; it taught him how to succeed in life.As a child, Hudson started going down a wrong path – mainly ...


St. Louis Chess Club welcomes world champion Magnus Carlsen for Sinquefield Cup  KMOX

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The chess capital of the United States is welcoming in the top players in the world to town.