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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 Illustrated ...


 

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