If the pop music world were a chessboard, Taylor Swift would undoubtedly be grandmaster Bobby Fischer, checkmating her competitors with strategies so complex they never see them coming. So when Swift found herself in a room with her own personal ... Huffington Post, 1 day ago
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Sergie Karyakin is out to prove that "no one is unbeatable", not even Magnus Carlsen. Photo: Vasily Maximov/Scanpix Sitting next to an ornate chess board in his home outside Moscow, 26-year-old Russian grandmaster Sergei Karyakin lowers his gaze ...The Local Norway, 1 day ago Russian grandmaster aims to dethrone chess king Carlsen AFP, 1 day ago
The greatest chess players in the U.S. now have to do what nearly all great competitors must do. They have to pee in a plastic cup. Just like baseball and football and Olympic stars must. Rules are rules. It's farcical, said chess master John ...San Francisco Chronicle.com, 6 days ago Brilliant chess child prodigy beaten by his eccentricities Herald Sun, 1 week ago Chess tournaments get Virtual Reality makeover as organizers tap smartphone generation Business World, 1 month ago Chess fans will get to experience World Chess Championship 2016 in 360 VR Tech2 firstpost.com, 1 month ago
DALLAS, TX .- The largest sports collectibles auction of 2016 is now open for bidding at Heritage Auctions , and is expected to command well over $10 million for its nearly 5,000 lots. The sale is anchored by elite examples of the fabled T206 Honus ...Artdaily.org, 6 days ago
Final Top Standings (GM all) 1-2. Pavel Eljanov UKR 2741, Fabiano Caruana USA 2813, 7.5/9 3. Arkadij Naiditsch AZE 2684, 7.0/9 4-7. Wesley So USA 2794, Alexei Shirov LAT 2679, Salem AR Saleh UAE 2650, David Howell ENG 2644, 6.5/9 8-19 Hikaru ...Business World, 1 week ago
POISE: Poetry on the field lends itselfto beautiful words. File photo of Sachin Tendulkar playing the straight drive in the TVS Cup Tri-Series against Australia in Gwaliorin 2003. Photo: V.V. Krishnan Literary writing, fiction and non-fiction, ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
For decades fans have debated which real-life spies may have inspired the character of James Bond - but it seems that Ian Fleming may have borrowed a bit more than just personalities for inspiration. The author was apparently so enamoured with the ...Stuff.co.nz, 3 weeks ago How Bletchley's secrets were betrayed by Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 Sydney Morning Herald, 3 weeks ago
In 1972, millions of television viewers watched at least part of an event in which two men representing their respective nations were pitted against each other at the highest level of endeavour. What was billed as the "match of the century" ...Abu Dhabi National, 3 weeks ago
Mikhail Tal, the magician from Riga, was world champion for one year but he has become one of the greatest legends, a true genius. Tal had creative imagination in abundance, helped by a fantastic memory. As a five-year-old he went to his father's ...The Guardian, 4 weeks ago
CHESS is a game of creative genius. It accentuates innovation and at times sheer courage, often manifested in the audacity of a player's moves. Moves on a chessboard are akin to a symphony orchestra where every instrument or piece contributes to ...Thestandard.com.ph, 1 month ago
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