On Chess: Through coaching, elite college players overcome flaws – St. Louis Public Radio

Working on chess at higher levels is definitely a different experience than when you first experience the magic of the sport. The leaps and bounds that a beginner can make are quickly rewarded. Learning simple concepts such as common checkmating patterns, tactical devices, even the relative value of pieces, is enough to propel someone to […]

Catalonia crisis: A slow, dangerous game of political chess – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption A candlelit protest was held in Barcelona against the arrest of two Catalan separatist leaders Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is expected in Brussels on Thursday as planned for a summit of EU leaders but don’t be fooled: all is not well at home. Spain is in the midst of […]

Through Chess, Jack Mangan Taught Kids How To ‘Make Moves’ In … – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis man taught hundreds of kids how to win at the game of life. He did it by teaching them how to play chess. Jack Mangan was a volunteer chess coach for more than 20 years. (credit: Mangan family) “I think it gave them a sense of purpose, a feeling of […]

Chess Corner: Lombardy first to win junior championship | Lifestyles … – Muskogee Daily Phoenix

+1  William Lombardy (1937-2017) was the first American to win the World Junior Chess Championship in 1957. He also tied for first place three times as the U.S. Open Championship (1963, 1965, and 1975). He was also Bobby Fisher’s coach and friend and assisted Fisher when he won the […]

Through Chess, Jack Mangan Taught Kids How To Make Moves In Life – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis man taught hundreds of kids how to win at the game of life. He did it by teaching them how to play chess. Jack Mangan was a volunteer chess coach for more than 20 years. (credit: Mangan family) “I think it gave them a sense of purpose, a feeling of […]

CHECKing out the game: Caribou’s chess team larger than ever – WAGM

CARIBOU, Me (WAGM) When you think about teams here at Caribou High School, you may think of soccer teams in the fall, basketball teams in the winter, and the baseball and softball teams in the spring. The chess team may never cross your mind. But the board game is big at the school this […]

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