updated Mon. January 29, 2024
March 22, 2018
On March 2, McAllister decided to register for the collegiate state championship for chess. He drove to Roanoke, Virginia, for the competition the very next day. He won. “The money kind of just takes the back seat,” McAllister said. “It's just nicer to get the state title‚ Virginia State College Chess Champion.
March 20, 2018
Chess champion now House speaker New seat: Legislator Utut Adianto is sworn in during a plenary hearing at the House of Representatives building in Jakarta on Tuesday. Utut from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) was appointed as deputy speaker of the House.(JP/Seto Wardhana)ÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
Malawi's National Chess Champion Chiletso Chipanga arrived back home on Wednesday from Zambia where he conquered the Africa Amateur Chess Tournament. Chipanga was initially expected to jet in on Tuesday afternoon but failed to do so due to flight complications. Chess. Chipanga(M): I hadÃâÃÂ ...
Pacific Northwest Inlander (blog)
March 6, 2018
A pawn can become the queen if it reaches the end of the chess board. While this serves as a technical rule for chess players, it was also a life lesson for Phiona Mutsei, a Ugandan chess champion who will be visiting the Endicott School and St. John School on Friday, March 9. Mutsei's story is perhapsÃâÃÂ ...
March 3, 2018
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Services were Friday for international chess champion Anatoly Lein, who died Thursday in Beachwood. He was 86 and a resident of Shaker Heights. The Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Funeral Home, which handled arrangements, did not cite a cause. Lein emigrated from the former SovietÃâÃÂ ...
February 24, 2018
Integrity is the magic word." Hudson was in and out of foster homes when he was a child, and even joined a gang before a mentor took him under his wing and taught him chess. Hudson went on to become the first black chess champion in Alabama. Hudson said the experience taught him to think things through and makeÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
Two Williamson County brothers recently won titles as 2018 State of Tennessee Chess Champions in their separate age categories. Aditya Jalem, a Clovercroft Elementary School third-grader, first won the Nashville City Championship held at the Nashville Chess Center in January. He went on to win theÃâÃÂ ...
February 15, 2018
In 43 states and the District of Columbia, Black students are more likely to get arrested at school, an analysis by Education Week Research Center found last year. Another study finds that Black students are suspended and expelled at higher rates than White students. And most recently, NPR reported thatÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
FORMER national chess champion Della-Marie Walcott is still in a coma, but her family continues to be positive with hope she will awake and resume her life as a normal teenager. He said the family has rallied around her parents to provide support for them in this difficult time. Tragedy befell Walcott inÃâÃÂ ...
February 7, 2018
Four-time national blind chess champion Kishan Gangolli, 26, sees no light at the end of his problem-filled tunnel en route a sporting journey that has seen him pick up numerous accolades. The Shimoga resident, current Asian champion and the only Indian to win two consecutive medals at a chessÃâÃÂ ...
Biddeford Journal Tribune
December 31, 1999
Three Thornton Academy students placed first in the reserve section of the recent State of Maine Scholastic Chess Tournament. Thornton Seniors Jan Schilling, Ky Nguyen, and Junior Leo Xie competed against teams from all over Maine in individual chess matches to take home the gold. AdditionallyÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
The 2018 season of the PRO Chess League features 32 teams of chess players from around the world, headlined by the world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen, star of the Norway Gnomes franchise. The former world champion Vishy Anand represents the Mumbai Movers, and two of the top AmericanÃâÃÂ ...