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After a 20-year hiatus, Somerset County Freeholder Brian Levine is returning to the Chess board to compete for the United States Team Championship title. Levine will be playing tournament Chess on the team of International Master Dean Ippolito under the team name "Dean of Chess - Makatenas.".
As the Chess world awaits the start of the Candidates this March, a world championship match of sorts was held in Norway: the Fischer Random match between Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura (www.frChess.com). "Fischer Random" is the creation of Bobby Fischer, who introduced it in 1996. His idea ...

Since 2011, all children in Armenia from six to eight years old have had compulsory Chess lessons. For one boy it's paying off, reports Emma Levine. I was trapped. Surrounded on all sides, and there was no escape. The king's capture was imminent - and my bishop was of no use this time. "Shakh yev mat," ...
It's been 30 years since the musical "Chess," noted for its engaging score and inscrutable book, survived on Broadway for a scant two months. Could a high-profile revival finally be in the offing? That's the fervent hope percolating around a robust semi-staged concert rendition that has completed an SRO ...
Chess Records is an American institution. Founded in Chicago by Phil and Leonard Chess in the 1950s, it became the label that launched Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters and Bo Diddley. Now, Canadian singer Elise LeGrow is taking on the label's catalog on her debut album: Playing Chess features covers of ...

In the lunchtime bustle on Fayetteville Street, a crowd gathers to watch the High Sheriff of Chess hold court at a concrete table, a seat he guards by sliding bishops, smacking clocks and talking vigorous junk. At 81, Sherman Leathers has spent a decade as the game's ambassador downtown, and as the ...
8 -13 at the Saint Louis Chess Club. The tournament was divided into two separate round robins: The grandmaster norm group and the international master norm section. The GM norm section had four grandmasters participating: Top seed Pavlo Vorontsov of Ukraine, Mark Paragua from The Philippines, ...
students from across the community competed in the Chess for Success Region 5 Tournament Saturday afternoon, Feb. 10, at Wood Elementary school. Parents and coaches were on hand to cheer for the children during the formal tournament. There were 45 boards set up, snacks for the players and ...
The Nashik-based Grand Master became the fourth Indian Chess player to cross the 2,700 ELO rating points. The 22-year-old demonstrated his high quality talent by crossing the mark while representing Team Solvay in the Spanish Team Championship League in Linares. Became the fourth Indian - after ...
The world governing body of Chess has had its financial dealings halted amid allegations its scandal-hit president facilitated the funding of Islamic state terrorists. Fide, the Lausanne-based federation which runs the game, disclosed on Tuesday that Swiss bank UBS closed its accounts after finally losing ...
The World Chess Federation (FIDE) says its Swiss bank accounts have been closed after its president was accused of facilitating transactions on behalf of the Syrian government. Russian millionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was added to a US Treasury Department sanctions list in 2015 for his alleged dealings ...
We're excited to share our exclusive preview of the new release by Elise LeGrow, Playing Chess, due out on February 16. With Playing Chess LeGrow's instinctual interpretations of Chess Records classics take on fresh life. These 11 retro pop tracks benefit from LeGrow's gritty, heartfelt vocals, effortlessly ...
"I wanted to give the kids out here another after-school opportunity and Chess was something I learned when I was a kid," he said. "My fourth-grade teacher, Robert Keller (Foster Elementary: Sweet Home), taught his students how to play Chess. Chess has always had that nerdy reputation, but he made it ...
Hudson's program has reached 55,000 students and aims to reach at least 1 million, spreading life-lessons through the game of Chess. Hudson teaches youth the game of Chess utilizing an over-sized Chess board while implementing his message of peace, positivity, and purpose. "By learning to give rather ...
A sophomore at Auburn high school went undefeated at this weekend's state high school chess tournament in Peoria, earning himself the title of Illinois High School Association State chess champion. Vincent Do played a perfect 7-0 on Board 1, the highest level of competition at the state tournament.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Two dozen students spread throughout a Perry Creek Elementary school room on Feb. 1, eyes down, focused on a board with 64 squares and a variety of pawns, rooks, bishops, the powerful queen and of course the coveted king. They took a break to listen to Chess Club founder ...

The VSU Chess Club is also led by Ken Stanley, professor emeritus of finance at VSU and former dean of the Harley Langdale Jr. College of Business Administration; Hanna Wilson-Moss, VSU chemistry student and National Science Foundation Noyce Scholar; and Arlene Manning, teacher at St. John ...
2/11/2018 - Chess 4 math is a kindergarten book that aims to bring Chess into the educational curriculum. With the tagline "Play Chess, learn math and train your mind", the program aims to develop both cognitive and non-cognitive skills among children. teachers or students do not necessarily need to have Chess ...
The Region 23/24 chess tournament drew elementary schoolers from Heppner, and middle and high schoolers from Hermiston, all who are trying to qualify for the state tournament. The tournament is March 9 and 10. After a high-drama three-way tie for the top high school spot, all three students will move ...
The 2018 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival (www.GibChess.com) ended in an exciting seven-player tie for first, with Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian, Richard Rapport, Nikita Vitiugov, Michael Adams, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Quang Liem Le all at 7.5/10. Given the tie-breaking rules the organizers ...
Keagan Ericson, right, gives Julian Richards some advice as Richards plays a Chess match against Dante Jackson during the Adams Middle school Chess Club meeting on Wednesday. ... Denise Flanders, Adams Middle School math and algebra teacher, did not know a thing about Chess two years ago.
The courtroom has been cleared, the lights are off in the spillover room on the 19th floor and the initial takes are in on the Uber vs. Waymo trial. Uber will give Alphabet, the parent company of both Waymo and the search giant Google, some $244 million worth of stock, and agree to ensure that no Waymo ...
"It's a tactical game, you have to be able to out-think your opponent a little bit," said Dean, who finds fault with one of curling's nicknames, "Chess on ice." "The difference is, in Chess it's pretty easy to move a Chess piece. In curling... it takes a considerable amount of skill to get your rock where you want it.".
But for Urschel, the appeal of math and the appeal of Chess are very similar. "As a mathematician, I really like to understand the structure of things," he says. "[Chess] is very mathematical to me. You're playing a game, you're faced with some position, you're trying to figure out the way to proceed, and you ...
The Beaches Chess Club was formed in 1915. The initial name, Kew Beach Chess Club, was likely rejected by the players who lived near Balmy Beach. The founders were members of the Toronto Chess Club. Hector H. De Mers was elected the club's Publication Agent. He was a manager, inventor, and ...
2/8/2018 - Carl Portman is an English Chess player who wrote a unique book on Chess. This is not another theoretical book, this is a legacy book as he likes to call it titled 'Chess Behind Bars' by Quality Chess. In his interview with Amruta Mokal for ChessBase India, Carl talks about why he decided to start Chess in prison ...
On a long bus ride with some friends recently, I found one was playing Chess on his iPad. That is, he was playing against the little machine--or if you like, against the Chess app on the little machine. I leaned over and asked: "Who's winning?" To my surprise, he said with a sheepish smile: "I am!" Then he ...
There are many types of chess tournaments out there, but most fall into one of two categories: The round robin and the open. Knockout events, while common in many sports, are rare in Chess and are their own animal entirely. While, ultimately, the goals of an individual Chess game don't change much, the ...
The Hindu In school chess competition 2017 for Salem district players will be held at Holy Cross Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ammapet, in the city on February 10. The event will be held in four categories - under 9, 11, 13 and 15 years. Separate contest will be held for girls. The entry fee for the ...
As experts in Chess, the game of strategy and planning, they maybe should have seen it coming. A boom in the board game across state primary schools has led to a shortage of tutors, according to the charity that provides teachers. The return of Chess to favour after two decades in the doldrums is being ...
It's a game of strategy and patience that has been played for centuries but a new Chess club is attracting a fresh fan base. Every Sunday, at Joocy Loocy Cafe in Blenheim, people can be found, heads bent in concentration, in front of a Chess board. The background hum of conversation is low and cups of ...
Vladimir Kramnik placed third at the prestigious Tata steel chess tournament in the Netherlands this past January. 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 ...
Chess club members enjoy a recent round of games. Pictured are, Noah Brown, Jack Deeds, Cameron Ericsson, Lara Flank Contin, Bennett Hogan, Chad Koutalidis, Rosalie Martin, Sean McCormack, Ronan Melville, Nicolas Nguyen, Benjamin O'Donnell, Seamus Quinn, Joseph Smith, Ava Tormo and ...
Karen Black found out through a text message on Jan. 26 that Erik Anderson, founder of First Move: America's Foundation for Chess, was on his way to Puyallup to deliver a $7,500 check to her. The money was to go toward a Chess table memorial for her son, Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, who was killed in an ...
Chess.com announced today the return of its official Crazyhouse Championship this month with a total prize pool of $2,000. The championship will feature a week of qualifiers and a live-streamed final tournament to crown the crazyhouse champion. Chess.com will host the main event on Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. ...
Romantic Chess reached its peak in the mid-19 th century. It emphasized time and development over material for the sake of glorious attacks. In many a game, the losing side would gleefully grab as much material they could completely oblivious to what was happening to their king. The "Evergreen Game" ...
Rhea was one of more than 1,400 students competing in the 2018 Texas Chess Association Region VIII Chess Championship. They came from more than 100 schools throughout Cameron and Willacy counties to compete in the event at Harlingen high school South. The event was going very well, said ...
Ameer Johnson Bowles, a student at Paducah Tilghman high school, makes a move in her second-round game at the Paducah Tilghman Scholastic chess tournament on Saturday. PTHS students were among the 131 regional students taking part in the tournament. DAVID B. SNOW | the sun.
Since October, Gann and Perry Creek students in third through fifth grades have gathered early on Thursdays for 45 minutes before the start of school to take part in Chess Club. Gann thought there could be some good lessons from the methodical and thoughtful approach to playing Chess, so he pitched ...
When I first started at the prestigious Saint Louis Chess Club when it opened its doors in July 2008, I didn't even know what an international arbiter was. An international arbiter, or "referee" is the highest title an arbiter can attain through FIDE, the World Chess Federation. It's basically like earning the ...
The unparalleled career of Muddy Waters is to be observed with a new 2CD, 40-track retrospective of his entire career with Chess Records, Can't Be Satisfied, on 16 March. The Universal/Chess release recognises all of the key markers in the Chess recording catalogue of the peerless bluesman, starting in ...
Fiji Chess Federation ace player Calvin Prasad took out first place by dominating the field and finishing with five points in the two-day FIDE standard-rated tournament in Suva. The six-player round-robin event was organised to allow Fiji's top players to activate their international rating and two new players ...
"Factors other than stereotype threat appear to be more important in determining tournament Chess performance." Only two women are among the current top 100 players - an anomaly that was debated last Friday by the English Chess Federation, the game's governing body, said Malcolm Pein, its director ...
Is your kid interested in learning to play Chess? Or perhaps they want to fine tune their skills? Connaught Heights Elementary school's Chess club meets every Friday morning at 8:15 a.m. The club is open to students in Grade 3, 4 and 5. Players of all skill levels are welcome, including beginners.
A £1,000 cheque was been presented to the Neuroblastoma Society by the Chess players at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival at the weekend. The cheque was presented to Shirley Callaghan at the end of the sixth edition of one of the most popular events of the festival's social programme, the Battle ...
Data from 160,000 ranked Chess players and more than 5 million Chess matches suggest that women playing against men perform better than expected based on their official Chess ratings, according to new findings published in Psychological science. The study results indicate that women players are not ...
2018 finds the Azeri Shakhriyar Mamedyarov on the best streak of success in his career. He a candidate for the world championship, and is also the world's No. 2 and has a good shot at winning Tata steel. He has long been thought of as an enfant terrible in the Chess world. No one doubted his talent, but ...
education briefs: South Shores Chess Club, Workforce Investment and ag grants. VALERIE wells Herald & Review ... The South Shores Superstars Chess Club played in the St. Mary's Winter Chess Class Tournament in Metamora on Jan. 20. The team placed fourth out of 13 team schools, and J.D. ...
As the Tata steel chess tournament enters its final three rounds, we find a three-way tie for first with hometown hero Anish Giri, Mamedyarov Shakhriyar, and Magnus Carlsen all with 7/10, followed closely by Vladimir Kramnik at 6.5/10 and the rejuvenated Vishy Anand at 6/10. Of the leaders, Giri has ...


 

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