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Nailed to the Chessboard for 50 Years

Bobby Fischer became the youngest grandmaster in 1958 at the age of 15. When he faced Boris Spassky in Santa Monica in 1966 under Jacqueline Piatigorsky's watchful eye, his record was still intact. The year 1966 was memorable. It was the first year ... Huffington Post, 1 month ago

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Abu Dhabi National, 3 months ago

Before Wikileaks and Edward Snowden, there was Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fisher was indefatigable in his search for the truth. Throughout his life, Fischer looked for a vehicle to take him there. He found one: Chess provided the impetus or means. It does not surprise that later in life he often referred to the game ...
 Pravda1 week ago

All the Kremlin's Men by Mikhail Zygar review inside the Putinocracy

This study of the endless jockeying for position around Putin explains the inconsistencies of his rule In a frigid Siberian oilfield in March 2000, a small man with a big future stood in front of us and mumbled a few words. No, said Vladimir Putin, ...
 The Guardian1 week ago

Kings and pawns

New York hosted a historic World Chess Championship, but chesshighly popular in schoolsstruggles at the professional level by Emily Belz At the Nov. 10-30 World Chess Championship, the Norwegian prodigy and reigning champion Magnus Carlsen, ...
 Education News1 week ago Norwegian victorious again at World Chess Championship  Jordan Times1 month ago Guardian view on chess rivalries No return to the cold war  The Guardian1 month ago Carlsen ties Karyakin in dramatic World Chess Championship  Yahoo! Singapore1 month ago
The American In Italia

Clever boy

C hess orthodoxy depends on thinking many moves ahead. It's about visualizing grids and pathways available to block or pin back an opponent. It's also about feigning strength to cover for weakness. Deception can catch lax opponents off guard ...
 The American In Italia2 weeks ago AREA 51: Clever boy  The American In Italia2 weeks ago

It's checkmate time with Pawn Sacrifice only on MN+

While chess is an alienating game, the film illustrates the world of chess in a never-seen-before manner and is a must-watch before the dawn of the New Year December 29, 2016 MN+, the HD English movie channel of Times Network, will premiere ...
 Best Media Info2 weeks ago Its checkmate time with 'Pawn Sacrifice' on MN+ on last day of 2016  Indian Television2 weeks ago Its checkmate time with Pawn Sacrifice only on MN+  Consumer Infoline2 weeks ago

Chris Gayle the sexist, a saucy mascot and Eric Bailly the dopey Manchester United snapper... quiz of the year 2016

Yes, it is Christmas again. The time we take a moment to reflect on the sporting year just passed. The happy memories, the triumphs, the achievements, the highs, the joys, the sometimes exquisite pain. And I'm sure, somewhere in this newspaper, ...
 AfricanSeer3 weeks ago
Irish Mirror

Just as iron sharpens iron, RB Leipzig challenge is precisely what Bayern Munich need to rediscover their edge

"As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another." Throughout the history of sport, individuals have proven the Biblical proverb to stand true. Athletics had Seb Coe and Steve Ovett. Chess had the great rivalry of Bobby Fischer and Boris ...
 Irish Mirror4 weeks ago
Millennium Post

A Golden Year for Cristiano Ronaldo

18 December 2016, New Delhi, Sridhar Venkatesh 2016 has been Ronaldo's annus mirabilis. His multitude of goals in the 2015-16 season and lifting the Champions League and Euro made him the undisputed winner of Ballon dOr, writes Sridhar ...
 Millennium Post1 month ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Obituary: Pianist's chess career ended by Fischer's brilliance

Mark Taimanov, chess champion, pianist 7-2-1926 28-11-2016 SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Pin to Pinterest PIN Link Mark Tainamov, top Russian chess player and pianist Mark Taimanov, a virtuoso pianist and ...
 Sydney Morning Herald1 month ago Pianist's chess career ended by Fischer's brilliance  WA Today1 month ago Obituary: Mark Taimanov  Irish Times1 month ago
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