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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 Soviet ...

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 make ...
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 the ...
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 that ...
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 in ...
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 chess ...
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. ...
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 American ...
So the retired Alabama state trooper, air force veteran, and chess champion saw a need and decided to fill it. Hudson is founder and CEO of Be Someone Inc., a nonprofit organization that uses the game of chess to promote self-esteem, responsibility, and analytical thinking among children in underserved ...
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 the ...
Video: Chess legend Viswanathan Anand talks about life and legacy in his characteristic dry wit. Three decades after being dubbed the 'Lightning Kid' of world chess, the man who broke Soviet domination, is again the World Rapid Chess Champion at the age 48. by Smitha Nair. Published 6 hours ago.
In 1996, world chess champion Garry Kasparov beat IBM supercomputer “Deep Blue,” winning a six-game match in Philadelphia. (Kasparov lost to Deep Blue in a rematch in 1997.) Ten years ago: Kosovo declared itself a nation in defiance of Serbia and Russia. Five years ago: Danica Patrick won the ...

Esparza takes on the role of American world chess champion Freddy Trumpet, battling it out with his second, Florence (Tony winner Karen Olivo), while his Russian opponent Anatoly Sergievsky (Ramin Karimloo) and Anatoly's wife Svetlana (Ruthie Ann Miles) fall into a love triangle with Florence while ...
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 that ...
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 in ...
In 1937, the first Women's Chess Championship was held in New York City— it was organized by the wife of a well-known chess champion. And, in 1986, the first woman qualified for the Men's World Chess Championship. Of course, notable female chess players can be found around the world. The House ...
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 chess ...
The former World Chess Champion (2000 to 2007) was in good form and had more wins than any other player in the tournament. This week's position is from Kramnik's game against Fabiano Caruana of the United States. Kramnik has the white pieces; Caruana, the black pieces. Kramnik employs a classic ...
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 in ...
Chess.com and Partner Streamer Wouter Bik hosted the first ever co-sponsored arena tournament on January 21, and nearly 600 chess players competed for "prime number glory"! Per the event rules, only those finishing (by a combination of skill and luck) in prime-number slots could win a cash prize.
PanARMENIAN.Net - Chess grandmasters Haik M. Martirosyan and Robert Hovhannisyan will face each other in the final round of the Armenian Chess Championship to determine the champion on Monday, January 22. With 6.0 points overall, Hovhannisyan is half a point behind Martirosyan who drew the ...
PanARMENIAN.Net - Chess grandmasters Haik M. Martirosyan and Robert Hovhannisyan will face each other in the final round of the Armenian Chess Championship to determine the champion on Monday, January 22. With 6.0 points overall, Hovhannisyan is half a point behind Martirosyan who drew the ...
MAJOR TALENT: Patryk Brozynski pictured with one of the trophies he won at the tournament. A NORTHSIDE boy got his new year off to a fantastic start when he won three titles at the 2018 Leinster Junior Chess Championships. Patryk Brozynski (9), from Swords, recorded an amazing achievement when ...
The team, which was K–4 Team Chess Champions in 2016, moved up to a higher competitive level and continued their winning ways. Led by outstanding individual performances and trophy winners Tristan Perkins – representing Emmet Belknap Intermediate School – and second-place winner Jonathan ...
Alexander van der Merwe, 12, from Stellenbosch and 16-year-old Khanya Mazibuko from Johannesburg have certainly proved their wits, after beating four-time world chess champion Hikaru Nakamura in Boksburg. Van der Merwe and Mazibuko both emerged victorious against the strategic heavyweight, ...
Most teenagers seem to think they have the answer for everything. Well, these two 16-year-olds from Johannesburg have certainly proved their wits, after beating four-time world chess champion Hikaru Nakamura in Boksburg. Khanya Mazibuko and Keith Khumalo both emerged victorious against the ...
Ukrainian Chess champion Anna Muzychuk lost two world titles last week after opting out of the world speed chess championship, held this year in Saudi Arabia. The 27-year-old chess player refused to defend her titles in the rapid and blitz chess tournament in Riyadh in protest of Saudi Arabia's record on ...
The Ukrainian is a double world chess champion, she is the grand master of the sport and knows how to make the right moves, BUT... ...the two time world champion has lost her titles as she refuses to compete at the world championships in Saudi Arabia. Anna's sister Mariya, also a former chess champion, ...
Viswanathan Anand is now World Rapid Chess Champion. The 48-year-old has shown how an attitude of mind can turn back the clock and give ripe old age for chess a competitive edge. Let us now move from ageless Anand to ceaseless chess. Indeed, chess is ceaseless! It gives us the feel of infinity. The 64-square game ...
A Ukrainian chess champion is prepared to lose her two world titles rather than defend them in a tournament held in Saudi Arabia. Anna Muzychuk said she would skip the lucrative event to protest the treatment of women in that country. Muzychuk, 27, is the reigning women's world champion in both rapid ...
Viswanathan Anand was crowned the World Rapid Chess Champion in Riyadh on Thursday after the 48-year-old defeated Russian Grandmaster Vladimir Fedoseev 2-0 in the tie-break play-off. Anand, who had defeated world champion Magnus Carlsen in the ninth round, topped the standings with 10.5 ...
Jovanka Houska is an International Master of chess and is the British Women's Chess Champion, a title she has won a record seven times. Urban myth holds that the world's sexiest game is Twister, devised in the 1960s to get party-goers entwined with each other on a plastic mat. Twister sold three million ...
The world has quietly crowned a new chess champion. While it has now been over two decades since a human has been honored with that title, the latest victor represents a breakthrough in another significant way: It's an algorithm that can be generalized to other learning tasks. It gets crazier. AlphaZero ...
“It's a remarkable achievement, even if we should have expected it after AlphaGo,” former world chess champion Garry Kasparov told Chess.com. “We have always assumed that chess required too much empirical knowledge for a machine to play so well from scratch, with no human knowledge added at all.
Viswanathan Anand was crowned the World Rapid Chess Champion in Riyadh on Thursday after the 48-year-old defeated Russian Grandmaster Vladimir Fedoseev 2-0 in the tie-break play-off. Anand, who had defeated world champion Magnus Carlsen in the ninth round, topped the standings with 10.5 ...
Magnus Carlsen, the reigning world chess champion, will play the four-time American champion Hikaru Nakamura in the final of the $50,000 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship, the strongest online chess event ever held. Carlsen, from Norway, will try to claim his second Chess.com title in two years, ...
Walking in the footsteps of a chess champion. 2 Dec, 2017 10:00am. 6 minutes to read. Odin Bremner, principal Nick Chapman and Noah Gosling perfect the art of chess. Photo / Duncan Brown. Hawkes Bay Today. By: Astrid Austin. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article.
Vice-President of the International chess Federation (FIDE), Georgios Makropoulos announced London as the venue of the match for the world title in 2018. “London has a history in the organization of cultural and sporting events, but all of this is inherent in chess”, — quotes the Makropulos TASS.
The chess team from Westport Public school are just two wins away from being national champions and yet they are still all hard at work trying to hone their skills. Unbeaten on the Lower North Coast for the last 17 years, the current group of players are the best of the best according to Year 5/6 teacher Craig ...
Ukraine's double women's reigning world chess champion says she will not attend the $2 million world speed-chess championships after the game's governing body awarded the tournament next month to Saudi Arabia. Several top players are joining the 27-year-old Ukrainian grandmaster, Anna Muzychuk ...
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Chess Champion Yuzvendra Chahal 'Hammers' Kiwi Spinner Ish Sodhi Off the Field. Cricketnext Staff | Updated: November 6, 2017, 4:25 PM IST. Chess Champion Yuzvendra Chahal 'Hammers' Kiwi Spinner Ish Sodhi Off the Field. Getty Images. New Zealand produced a stunning all-round show as they beat India by 40 ...
... the end Yeshua Hill upstaged CARIFTA silver medallist Vanessa Greenidge to emerge as the national Under-12 chess champion yesterday.
Roger Langen (left) and Jiaying (Apple) Wang pose with the Newfoundland and Labrador Chess Championship trophy, co-captured by Wang ...
The first ever South African Air Force (SAAF) Inter Unit Chess Championship was held in Air Force Base Hoedspruit from October 23-27.


 

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