89-year-old Chess Fanatic Faces Off Against High School Students After Plea For Opponents

89-year-old Chess Fanatic Faces Off Against High School Students After Plea For Opponents     Trish reached out to Gloria Grigsby, the interim assistant principal at McCutcheon High School, from which Trish’s own kids graduated. Grigsby told ABC News that she gathered six students who were willing to play chess with Bill. Some of the teens belonged to the school’s board game club, some were from the National Honor Society. Now, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the kids challenge Bill to games of chess. “Not only do these students have high academic standing,...

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National Gymnastics Arena in Baku can host opening ceremony of 42nd Chess Olympiad

National Gymnastics Arena in Baku can host opening ceremony of 42nd Chess Olympiad   Baku, Azerbaijan, May 16 The National Gymnastics Arena can host the opening ceremony of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad, which is to be held in Baku, the Baku Chess Olympiad Operating Committee told Trend May 16. The preparations for the opening ceremony of the World Chess Olympiad continue in Baku. Currently, the organizers are reviewing the arenas in Baku to choose a place for holding the solemn opening ceremony. With this purpose, Mahir Mammadov, director of the Operating Committee, representatives of...

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First Saturday May 2016

First Saturday May 2016 GM TOURNAMENT Final Ranking after 9 Rounds Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3 n w we w-we K rtg+/- 1 7 GM Atabayev Maksat TKM 2483 7,0 28,50 0,0 5 9 7 5,33 1,67 10 16,7 2 5 GM Chernyshov Konstantin RUS 2503 5,5 22,00 0,0 3 9 5,5 5,61 -0,11 10 -1,1 3 10 IM Sarkar Justin USA 2430 5,5 21,75 0,0 4 9 5,5 4,63 0,87 10 8,7 4 1 FM Atabayev Saparmyrat TKM 2359 5,0 19,25 0,0 3 9 5 3,65 1,35 20 27,0 5 9 GM Varga Zoltan HUN 2436 4,5 18,75 0,0 1 9 4,5 4,69 -0,19 10 -1,9 6 3 IM Tan...

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SEXISM STILL EXISTS IN CHESS AND IN SOCIETY

SEXISM STILL EXISTS IN CHESS AND IN SOCIETY Ferrera was one of four women honored at the event for having “contributed greatly to advancing the human rights of women and girls” across the U.S. and world. And rightly so. Her acceptance speech touched on several points — most notably, the importance of role models, particularly for women and people of color: “It’s not easy out there for most of us who don’t look like the one thing you are supposed to look like in [the entertainment] industry — to find roles that honor our intelligence and our humanity and our passion, and our...

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KÉK-FEHÉR MATT

KÉK-FEHÉR MATT A sportmindig oldalon, „Kék-fehér matt” címmel jelent meg írás Rózsa Mihály tollából. Ebben a sakkról, és az ebben a sportban rejlő izgalmakról és szépségről is ír a szerző. KICSIT MINDIG BE KELL VALLJAM EL KELL MOSOLYODNOM AZON, AMIKOR A SAKKRÓL ÚGY BESZÉLÜNK, MINT SPORTRÓL. MERT AZ EMBER SPORT ALATT AZT ÉRTI JELLEMZŐEN, HOGY AZ EGY OLYAN TEVÉKENYSÉGNEK KELL LENNIE, AMI ELKÖVETÉSE SORÁN AZ EMBER DEREKASAN MEGIZZAD A MOZGÁS FÁRADALMÁTÓL. ÉS UGYE EGY SAKKVERSENY SORÁN, A MOZGÁS KIMERÜL AZ ÓRA CSAPKODÁSÁBAN, ILLETVE A NEM...

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