Chess

Magnus Carlsen advances at chess World Cup but seeds fall to new talents

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The world No 1 was the sole survivor from the top four seeds in Sochi as emerging teenage players demonstrated their skills The $1.9m , 206-player World Cup at Sochi has so far...
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A Brief History of Chess

A Brief History of Chess

1 day ago   |   ABC Money

Chess is one of the oldest board games that exist. Having existed for nearly 1500 years, this majestic game has a history and cultural significance as fascinating as itself...
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Can Boris Johnson Win His Game Of Covid Chicken Over Vaccine Passports?

Can Boris Johnson Win His Game Of Covid Chicken Over Vaccine Passports?

2 days ago   |   Huffington Post

“Do you want me to have another go?” Boris Johnson's plaintive plea in PMQs was directed at the Speaker, as a Zoom glitch cramped his usually combative style. David Cameron...
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Celebrate International Chess Day With These Queen's Gambit-Inspired Gifts

Celebrate International Chess Day With These Queen's Gambit-Inspired Gifts

2 days ago   |   E! Online

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Dominic Cummings pulls back the curtain and declares his genius

3 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   5 articles

PM's former adviser tells BBC's Laura Kuenssberg how he'd planned to get rid of Boris Johnson from the start Dominic Cummings had clearly given his interview with Laura...
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The little known story of chess's real Beth Harmon

4 days ago   |   The Independent

Long before The Queen's Gambit captured our imaginations, Vera Menchik was beating all those who dared challenge her - including the men. Michael S Rosenwald finds out more
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How to win a game of chess in two moves

4 days ago   |   The Independent

There are endless possible ways to win a game of chess.
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Chess fan Benitez ready to come out fighting and keep Everton doubters in check

Chess fan Benitez ready to come out fighting and keep Everton doubters in check

6 days ago   |   The Mirror

Rafa Benitez is a natural born winner - so much so that he refused to let his daughter bet him at chess during lockdown as the new Everton boss remains as competitive as ever
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Chess: Garry Kasparov loses in seven moves as comeback proves a disaster

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

The 58-year-0ld former world champion wins only one game in 18 due to outdated openings and poor time management Garry Kasparov, still the all-time No 1 in the eyes of many...
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Roguelike Doom will leave Early Access as legally distinct Jupiter Hell in August

Roguelike Doom will leave Early Access as legally distinct Jupiter Hell in August

8 days ago   |   PCGamesN

First things first: Jupiter Hell is not a Doom game. That issue was cleared up a couple of years ago when Zenimax's attorneys sent a cease and desist letter to the creator of...
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Lions vs South Africa: Tensions reach boiling point ahead of first Test in...

Lions vs South Africa: Tensions reach boiling point ahead of first Test in Cape Town

The Lions are angry that Saturday's TMO official Jonker's son, Rynhardt, is a team-mate of several Springbok players, while South Africa have not taken well to Warren Gatland's... Read more ...

Love Island confirms Casa Amor will return next week as couple set to be dumped

Love Island confirms Casa Amor will return next week as couple set to be dumped

Love Island host Iain Stirling announced the return of the famous second villa, Casa Amor, while the current couples are at risk of being dumped Read more ...

Megan Fox boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly brands their new movie 'TRASH'

Megan Fox boyfriend Machine Gun Kelly brands their new movie 'TRASH'

The rapper - real name Colson Baker - tweeted on Friday to his 1.6million followers: 'if i don't talk or tweet about a movie i'm barely in it's because it's ' Read more ...

Amy Winehouse's best friends break down watching old clip of the singer

Amy Winehouse's best friends break down watching old clip of the singer

Chantelle Dusette and Catriona Gourley struggled to contain their emotions in the scenes as the Rehab songstress told how she would have 'liked two or three children'. Read more ...

Path of Exile: Expedition is out now

Path of Exile: Expedition is out now

Things are getting explosive in Path of Exile, now that the RPG game's latest update is out in the wild. Path of Exile: Expedition launched today, which means it's time to meet... Read more ...

Halo Infinite's first beta is all bots, and it “could happen as soon as next...

Halo Infinite's first beta is all bots, and it “could happen as soon as next weekend”

The Halo Infinite beta - or 'technical preview flighting', if you prefer Microsoft's somewhat silly nomenclature - is coming, and soon. Several rounds of testing are planned... Read more ...

Psaki swipes at reporter, says White House won't release records on White...

Psaki swipes at reporter, says White House won't release records on White House breakthrough cases 

In a White House press conference Friday, Jen Psaki refused to say how many staffers tested positive despite being vaccinated after a tense exchange with a reporter over... Read more ...

More than 13% of unemployed people are concentrated in New York, Los Angeles...

More than 13% of unemployed people are concentrated in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago

The BLS data show that the nation's three largest cities have unemployment rates dramatically higher than the national average of 5.9 percent in June, with Los Angeles and New... Read more ...

Amber Hill tells JENNY JOHNSTON what it's like to have a lifelong target go...

Amber Hill tells JENNY JOHNSTON what it's like to have a lifelong target go up in smoke

Amber Hill, the No 1 in the world in her sport of skeet shooting, had been working with a sports psychologist, as well as her regular coaches, in preparation for the Tokyo... Read more ...

Watch as Texas troopers dashcam shows illegal immigrants pour out of...

Watch as Texas troopers dashcam shows illegal immigrants pour out of smuggler's following pursuit

Dashcam video from a Texas trooper chasing a human smuggler's vehicle shows nearly a dozen illegal immigrants pouring out of the car.in the border town of Del Rio on Wednesday. Read more ...