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This method was devised by British chess champion Howard Staunton as an attempt to find the absolute best player. Also in England, the Wimbledon tennis championship has used single-elimination tournaments since its debut in 1877. However, the way we understand brackets today really comes down ...
On 21 February, philosopher Jonathan Rowson will speak at the Theos offices about why people hoping to make the world a better place need to pay attention to spirituality. Philosopher, Open Society Fellow and three-time British chess champion Jonathan Rowson argues that cultivating "spiritual ...

Jonathan Rowson, British chess champion for three consecutive years, former director of the Social Brain Centre at the Royal Society of Arts and now co-founder and director of Perspectiva, a “research institute that seeks to build the intellectual and spiritual foundations for a more conscious society”, ...
... fundamental rights and are treated as second-class citizens. Not least among the complaints from players is the fact that the World Chess Federation boasts statutes in its bylines against sexual and religious discrimination, as pointed out by observers, including the former British chess champion Nigel ...
The world's top female chess players have reportedly been told they must wear hijabs if they wish to compete in next year's world championships. The next Women's World Championships are due to be held in Tehran, Iran in March 2017 but several Grandmasters have threatened to boycott the tournament ...
In the the week that Gogglebox is back on the telly, we're all going to try our hands at some brilliant puzzles. The following four gems were all devised by Bill from Gogglebox: he's the one that sits next to his pal Josef in a house in Cambridge. Bill is William Hartston, a former British chess champion, a writer ...

Known as the Twitch vs Pure Chess Grandmaster challenge, the stream loaded up Ripstone's Pure Chess and connected it up with stream viewers and international grandmaster and British chess champion Simon Williams. While Williams would make his plays based on his own thoughts and strategies, ...
On Saturday, September 17th, at 1pm, join 24 other Nottingham chess fans, including local prodigy 13 year-old Jonah Willow, simultaneously take on Mickey Adams, the greatest British chess player of all time. This is your chance to play one of the greats in a simultaneous chess exhibition! The famous and ...
1981 British chess champion Paul Littlewood passes on experience with simul against 13 pupils at Letchworth's Fearnhill School. JP Asher · jp.asher@thecomet.net · journo_JP. PUBLISHED: 08:21 02 August 2016 | UPDATED: 11:25 08 August 2016. Paul Littlewood with all the players at Fearnhill. Archant ...
Twice British chess champion, and an International Master, he made important contributions to two classic chess strategies: "the Dutch defence" and the "Petroff defence". Had he been allowed to compete in the Soviet Union during the Cold War – the authorities here thought the contents of his brain too ...
Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen has become the world champion, beating Indian title holder Viswanathan Anand. Carlsen, 22, secured a draw to win the World Chess Championship in 10 games, with two left to play. Former British Chess champion Joseff Thomas said Magnus Carlsen had a ...
Within the mid 19th-century chess world, there was only one man with the clout, the stamina, and the public forum to achieve this goal: the English Chess Champion, Howard Staunton. Staunton announced the new chess set design in September 1849, in his widely-read chess column in the ...
Are you on Instagram? Then you can be featured here by tagging your books-related posts with #GuardianBooks; Scroll down for our favourite literary links; Read more Tips, links and suggestions blogs. An old paperback edition of It... a cracking read.... Photograph: Gary Futcher/GuardianWitness. Books.
In 1948, she became a British chess champion at the age of 17.” Wills was four when he started playing piano and 12 when he discovered jazz. His passion has endured – he presented From Gershwin to John Lennon at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival last month. Original operas and musicals, ...
Religion is not something that's discussed in polite society. At least that's the myth. But a year-long festival in London is confronting the big questions in a spirit of openness and tolerance. When I walk in, a chess grandmaster is talking about the number 42. Jonathan Rowson, British chess champion for ...
In the the week that Gogglebox is back on the telly, we're all going to try our hands at some brilliant puzzles. The following four gems were all devised by Bill from Gogglebox: he's the one that sits next to his pal Josef in a house in Cambridge. Bill is William Hartston, a former British chess champion, a writer ...
On Saturday, September 17th, at 1pm, join 24 other Nottingham chess fans, including local prodigy 13 year-old Jonah Willow, simultaneously take on Mickey Adams, the greatest British chess player of all time. This is your chance to play one of the greats in a simultaneous chess exhibition! The famous and ...

1981 British chess champion Paul Littlewood passes on experience with simul against 13 pupils at Letchworth's Fearnhill School. JP Asher · jp.asher@thecomet.net · journo_JP. PUBLISHED: 08:21 02 August 2016 | UPDATED: 11:25 08 August 2016. Paul Littlewood with all the players at Fearnhill. Archant ...
The Austrian International Master of chess, Hans Kmoch was furious. In an international match, he had asked his opponent three times whether he wanted to concede the game or not, but the opponent would respond to his question with only a smile. Eventually, Kmoch lost his temper and shouted: “What ...
The library contains many valuable items, including the personal collection of war-time code-breaker, Times chess correspondent and three-time British Chess champion Harry Golombek. Phil Ehr, chief executive of the English Chess Federation, said: “The National Chess Library is the third largest ...
There are secrets and there are secrets. The work done during the Second World War at Bletchley Park, a Victorian mansion in Buckinghamshire, was so secret, the people who worked there didn't talk about it even to their parents, let alone their husbands and wives. Some took the secret with them to their ...
Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen has become the world champion, beating Indian title holder Viswanathan Anand. Carlsen, 22, secured a draw to win the World Chess Championship in 10 games, with two left to play. Former British Chess champion Joseff Thomas said Magnus Carlsen had a ...
Chiswick boy Christopher Tombolis is the Under 12 British Chess Champion 2017. 11-year old Christopher Tombolis won top prize in the 104th British Chess Championships held in Llandudno North Wales. local boy with hsi chess trophy. Christopher did fantastically well, winning all his games, competing ...
In 1948, she became a British chess champion at the age of 17.” Wills was four when he started playing piano and 12 when he discovered jazz.
... journalist and former British Chess Champion (seriously, he has his own Wikipedia page), while Josef is an accountant who also happens to ...
Jonathan Rowson, British chess champion for three consecutive years, former director of the Social Brain Centre at the Royal Society of Arts ...
... members of the Federation of Zionist Youth before the war; Jack Good, a gifted mathematician and British chess champion, who was Turing's ...
... its bylines against sexual and religious discrimination, as pointed out by observers, including the former British chess champion Nigel Short.
Bill is William Hartston, a former British chess champion, a writer and a longtime lover of maths and puzzles. A kindred spirit. To solve these ...
On Saturday, September 17th, at 1pm, join 24 other Nottingham chess fans, including local prodigy 13 year-old Jonah Willow, simultaneously ...
A former British chess champion played against 13 schoolchildren at the same time when he dropped in at Letchworth's Fearnhill School.
The Austrian International Master of chess, Hans Kmoch was furious. In an international match, he had asked his opponent three times whether ...
The library contains many valuable items, including the personal collection of war-time code-breaker, Times chess correspondent and three-time British Chess champion Harry Golombek. Phil Ehr, chief executive of the English Chess Federation, said: “The National Chess Library is the third largest ...
There are secrets and there are secrets. The work done during the Second World War at Bletchley Park, a Victorian mansion in Buckinghamshire, was so secret, the people who worked there didn't talk about it even to their parents, let alone their husbands and wives. Some took the secret with them to their ...
Former British Chess champion Joseff Thomas said Magnus Carlsen had a grasp on the game ''that would usually take players 20 to 30 years''.
Chiswick boy Christopher Tombolis is the Under 12 British Chess Champion 2017. 11-year old Christopher Tombolis won top prize in the 104th ...
Ray Keene OBE MA is Britain's senior International Chess Grandmaster, former British chess champion and Gold medallist in European ...
Ray Keene is Britain's senior International Chess Grandmaster, former British chess champion and Gold medallist in European Championship, ...
In 1948, she became a British chess champion at the age of 17.” Wills was four when he started playing piano and 12 when he discovered jazz.
Bill and Josef have equally impressive CVs: Bill is a Cambridge maths graduate, journalist and former British Chess Champion, while Josef is ...
Jonathan Rowson, British chess champion for three consecutive years, former director of the Social Brain Centre at the Royal Society of Arts ...
... members of the Federation of Zionist Youth before the war; Jack Good, a gifted mathematician and British chess champion, who was Turing's ...
... its bylines against sexual and religious discrimination, as pointed out by observers, including the former British chess champion Nigel Short.
The world's top female chess players have reportedly been told they must wear hijabs if they wish to compete in next year's world ...
Bill is William Hartston, a former British chess champion, a writer and a longtime lover of maths and puzzles. A kindred spirit. To solve these ...
On Saturday, September 17th, at 1pm, join 24 other Nottingham chess fans, including local prodigy 13 year-old Jonah Willow, simultaneously ...
A former British chess champion played against 13 schoolchildren at the same time when he dropped in at Letchworth's Fearnhill School.
Twice British chess champion, and an International Master, he made important contributions to two classic chess strategies: "the Dutch ...
Former British Chess champion Joseff Thomas said Magnus Carlsen had a grasp on the game ''that would usually take players 20 to 30 years''.
... a young civil servant who had been one of the earliest members of the Federation of Zionist Youth before the war; Jack Good, a gifted mathematician and British chess champion, who was Turing's statistical assistant; Michael Cohen, a Scot who had ...


 

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