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Chess in cyber space: a smart move? - Financial Times


Chess in cyber space: a smart move?
Financial Times
Never mind the fact that, in theory, chess should be one of the most gender- and culture-blind games in the world – like so many of the so-called “stem” subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths), this is a place where ethnic and gender ...

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England roll back the years with silver at World Senior Teams in Vilnius - The Guardian


The Guardian

England roll back the years with silver at World Senior Teams in Vilnius
The Guardian
The England chess teams in the halcyon 1980s became accustomed to silver medals behind the golden Soviets, and silver it was again this week in the World Senior Teams at Vilnius, Lithuania. It was event's first outing since the senior age limit changed ...

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Searcy teen competing in national chess tournament - Arkansas Online (subscription)


Searcy teen competing in national chess tournament
Arkansas Online (subscription)
He won the Arkansas Scholastic State Chess Tournament and will compete against other winners from all over the country. Kidd, who is 14 years old, has been playing chess for seven years. This will be his second time to represent Arkansas in the ...
Guelph mom ponders 'Why isn't chess cool?'Guelph Mercury

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Darrian Robinson, competitive chess player - Chicago Tribune


Darrian Robinson, competitive chess player
Chicago Tribune
But among the accomplishments that set her apart is a significant one: Robinson is currently the highest-rated female African-American chess player in the U.S., according to the U.S. Chess Federation, and at press time was ranked 1,707 overall of 54 ...

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Russian female champions admitted to chess Olympics - Times of India


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Russian female champions admitted to chess Olympics
Times of India
OSLO: The Russian women's chess team and current Olympic champions will finally be allowed to compete in the Chess Olympiad next month despite missing the registration deadline, organisers said on Monday. The organising committee for the event to ...
Chess Olympiad yields to FIDEViews and News from Norway
Olympiad Organizers "Engaging in War" with Chess FederationAround the Rings (subscription)

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