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Has chess got anything to do with war? - BBC News


BBC News

Has chess got anything to do with war?
BBC News
From ancient India to the computer age, the military has used chess as both a metaphor and even as training for warfare. But as Dominic Lawson writes, generals who compare themselves with grandmasters are exaggerating their control of human combat.

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Alleged victims of chess teacher now number three - ThisWeekNews


Alleged victims of chess teacher now number three
ThisWeekNews
Investigators have identified two additional possible victims in the case of a Columbus chess teacher accused of molesting one of his students at a Polaris-area preschool. A Delaware County grand jury April 29 indicted F. Leon Wilson, 61, on two counts ...

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Cupertino schools: Monta Vista chess team wins big - San Jose Mercury News


Cupertino schools: Monta Vista chess team wins big
San Jose Mercury News
The team fought through seven rounds of chess over three days, with each round typically lasting two to four hours, according to club adviser and Monta Vista English teacher Scott Catrette. The MVHS chess team made its first appearance at nationals ...

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What is Grand Chess Tour all about - IBNLive


IBNLive

What is Grand Chess Tour all about
IBNLive
The announcement was made at the end of April in a press conference at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in Missouri. The players who have been confirmed for the tour are: Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Viswanathan Anand (India), Fabiano ...
Chess Classic honors memory of late educatorThe Advocate

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Garry Kasparov ropes in top GMs for 'Grand Chess Tour' - The Indian Express


The Indian Express

Garry Kasparov ropes in top GMs for 'Grand Chess Tour'
The Indian Express
The world's top eight chess players have committed to a three-tournament circuit, called the “Grand Chess Tour” with a total prize money of $1,050,000. At an announcement made at the end of April at the Chess Club & Scholastic Center of St. Louis ...

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