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I still speak to Bobby Fischer in my dreams: Boris Spassky

I still speak to Bobby Fischer in my dreams: Boris Spassky

A file photo of former world chess champion Boris Spassky. Photo: AFP Sochi, Russia: I still speak to Bobby in my dreams, Boris Spassky suddenly breaks into chaste English, taking his audience by surprise. Do you understand what I am saying? the ..., 1 month ago

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Standpoint Magazine

Anand in Blunderland

Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand: He failed to spot his opponent Magnus Carlsen's elementary blunder (photo: Stefan64) For as long as chess is played by humans, there will be dreadful blunders — even at world championship level. Proof — as if it were ...
 Standpoint Magazine3 days ago Young knights in Anand's shadow  Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago
Irish Independent

Checkmate to Van Gaal in clash of Dutch grandmasters

Shortly before half-time here, Louis van Gaal made his move. Paddy McNair, Manchester United's teenage centre-half, was having a terrible time of it, and so even though he had already used one substitution, Van Gaal decided to replace him with Ander ...
 Irish Independent1 week ago

Monday, December 15

Today is Monday, Dec. 15, the 349th day of 2014. There are 16 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1640 - The Duke of Braganca is crowned John IV, the first king of Portugal after 60 years of Spanish rule. 1711 - The ...
 New Zealand Herald1 week ago
Standpoint Magazine

Magnus Carlsen and a Parade of Chess Champions

The world chess champion Magnus Carlsen turned 24 last Sunday and had many reasons to celebrate: it was the most fruitful year of his young chess career. For nearly four years he has dominated the FIDE rating list as the world's top-rated player. He ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago The Fine Art of Precision  Standpoint Magazine3 weeks ago Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen retains World championship title  Malay Mail3 weeks ago Norwegian outwits Indian to retain world chess title  SAMAA TV3 weeks ago

Does anybody still care about chess?

In the summer of 1972, newspaper editors were not short of headlines. Henry Kissinger was trotting around the globe as the US sought to extricate itself from Vietnam. The Ugandan Asians were in flight, expelled by the mad, bad President of ...
 BBC3 weeks ago

Cineplex Profit Plunges As Canadians Stay Away From Cinema

TORONTO - Cineplex Inc. had a 39 per cent drop in third-quarter profit following weaker summer attendance compared with last year. The Toronto-based national theatre chain had $15.9 million or 25 cents per share of net income in the third quarter, ...
 Huffington Post Canada1 month ago
Washington Post

Grammar Geekery: On using Latin and evaluating the value of homonyms

Bill Walsh : Greetings! Well, we pushed the chat back a week thinking that Election Day might be a distraction, and here we are on a much-more-distracting-than-usual Veterans Day. There's no Blue Line, you can't drive anywhere, and Springsteen ...
 Washington Post1 month ago

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 5, the 309th day of 2014 with 56 to follow. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter and Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Those born on this date are under the sign of ...
 UPI1 month ago
Hindustan Times

So you think Chess is all about brains, you couldn't be more wrong

Tal vs Botvinnik The debate whether Chess is a sport has been going on since times of yore. Many detractors say that there is no physical effort invovled in Chess. Chess, unlike popular notion, is not only brains. There is a fair bit of brawn. It ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
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