Carlsen At The World Cup: ‘I Want To Exploit This Loophole’ –

In an interview with Magnus Carlsen has commented on his participation in the upcoming World Cup in Tbilisi, Georgia. “It is a bit odd that the rules allow me to play when it’s a world championship qualifier (…) but as long as the rules are there then I want to sort of exploit this loophole to […]

Chess: Kireka A hopes to maintain top spot – New Vision

National Chess League                                                                                          Sunday, Hotel AfricanaTeam pairings (round 9), week 5 Kireka A v AviationDMark v BOUGambit v Mulago KingsSOM Katwe v ComradesMulago Knights v crestalsKireka B v SOM NateeteKyambogo v Mulago PawnsMighty Bishops v Royal KnightsMulago Overs v SOM KibuliMakindye v BusitemaMengo v MakerereSOM Junior v Chess WarriorsLweza v BunamwayaChess Dynasty v NdejjeMUBS v […]

No more comebacks for chess legend Garry Kasparov – Times of India

In the game of Kings, Queens, Bishops, Knights and Pawns, Garry Kasparov is the GOAT – greatest of all times. He had said that himself once when an interviewer asked him about the greatest in chess. “An unfair question to the world champion,” was his brusque reply. Kasparov has been in the headlines of late […]

Abu Dhabi Masters chess: Three Indians share sixth spot – The Hindu

Abhimanyu Puranik, Aryan Chopra and N. R. Vignesh were among those sharing the sixth spot with five points after seven rounds of the Abu Dhabi Masters chess tournament here on Sunday. On a day when UAE’s Salem Saleh joined overnight leader Egypt’s Amin Baseem in the lead at six points, Shardul Gagare slipped following a […]

Garry Kasparov Returns, Briefly, to Chess | The New Yorker – The New Yorker

Garry Kasparov was back. There was the familiar sight: elbows on the table, hands on his head, pieces humming. It wasn’t the first time he had been spotted at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis: since retiring, in 2005, Kasparov has been an ambassador for the game and a consistent presence in […]

I’m a Rare Breed: An Elite Chess Player Who’s Open About His Faith –

On the small planet where elite chess players dwell, very few people worship Jesus Christ. If anyone discovers that you’re one of those “superstitious,” “narrow-minded idiots,” you’re likely to see nasty comments accumulate on your Facebook fan page. On a regular basis, I receive emails from strangers lecturing me about the dangers of following Jesus. […]

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