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Chess pieces of history: Board in 1972 battle up for auction

Chess board from 1972's Bobby Fischer vs. Boris Spassky 'Match...

DALLAS, TX .- The chessboard used by Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky, when they squared off against each other for the World Chess Championship in Reykjavic, Iceland in 1972 an event many called the most important chess match in the history of the ..., 3 weeks ago

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Moscow Times

The Russian threat to Magnus Carlsen's crown

The showdown has prompted parallels with the Bobby Fischer-Boris Spassky match for the 1972 world title Russian chess grandmaster Sergey Karjakin dismisses the geopolitical overtones of his showdown against Norwegian reigning world champion Magnus ...
 Livemint.com4 weeks ago Return of the Crown: Russia Dreams of Chess  Moscow Times1 day ago Is Magnus Carlsen a Chess Artist?  Huffington Post4 days ago Karjakin loses but Russian chess is the winner  Russia Beyond The Headlines5 days ago

Nerves of steel: Chess Grandmasters prove their mettle

Preparing for victory means nothing if youre not prepared to win. Without self-belief and a winning mentality, all the money in the world will not prepare you to be first across the finish line, the recent Karjakin-Carlsen battle shows. I could ...
 Russia Today6 days ago

Trucker caps with stupid slogans

In today's Fiver: nerdy folk, Harry Kane's festive duties, and much more ITALIAN BISHOPS AND SPANISH OPENINGS? The world is ridiculous. This week The Fiver has marvelled at the frothy-mouthed excitement that has been generated among nerdy folk ...
 The Guardian1 week ago

Magnus Carlsen: Mozart of chess defies birthday superstitions

(CNN) As birthdays go, Magnus Carlsen's 26th will take some beating. The Norwegian's Wednesday afternoon was spent in New York, taking on challenger Sergey Karjakin in a series of tiebreakers at the finale of the World Chess Championship. ...
 1070wapi.com1 week ago 'Mozart of chess' wins $600K birthday 'present'  CNN1 week ago
Deutsche Welle

Chess: A sport for the smartphone generation

The World Chess Championship Final between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin sparked huge interest for the game, especially on the internet. DW's Holger Hank on why this might be the best outlet for the thinking sport. The former world champion ...
 Deutsche Welle1 week ago Opinion: Chess, the slow sport for the smartphone generation  Deutsche Welle1 week ago Opinion: Chess is a contrast to the smartphone generation  Deutsche Welle1 week ago

Top Comments: the Magnus Carlsen/Bobby Fischer edition

A story that one should not see as an East-West battle … but I can't help doing so, after the jump …. But first : Top Comments appears nightly, as a round-up of the best comments on Daily Kos. Surely ... you come across comments daily that are ...
 Daily Kos1 week ago

Obituary: Mark Taimanov

Former Soviet chess champion whose loss to Bobby Fischer cost him dear Mark Taimanov, a virtuoso pianist and former Soviet chess champion whose lopsided loss to Bobby Fischer in 1971 in the quarterfinals of a major chess tournament cost him his ...
 Irish Times1 week ago

Elephanthouse : The Cold War Is Over, Now The Battl..

The most ardent chess fans will admit that this month`s $1.1 million World Chess Championship match has been just a little dull. Even for chess. But it is all about to get very tasty. Tonight, the grueling 12-game match between the pin-up Magnus ...
 Lanka Newspapers.com1 week ago

Plane crash in Colombia leaves 20 journalists dead

Good morning. Here's our daily summary of all the media news you need to know. Want to get this briefing in your inbox every morning? Subscribe here . There were 20 members of the press who died in Monday's Colombian crash of a charter plane ...
 Poynter Institute1 week ago
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