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20th annual chess challenge at Hidden Oak Elementary Hidden Oak Elementary held its 20th annual chess challenge today. In February, the Gainesville Chess Club began teaching every student in the school how to play the game. All of that training culminated in today's challenge. Club members say today's event wasn't about winning or losing.

Chess Prodigy Firouzja Faces Martinez In Junior Speed Chess Tuesday After the thrilling season opener Van Foreest-Tari, the Junior Speed Chess Championship continues tomorrow with the Iranian rising star Alireza Firouzja playing the Peruvian talent José Martinez. You can watch Firouzja-Martinez on Tuesday, May 21 at 9 a.m.

Nakamura and So Through to Round Two in Moscow It required a trip to the tie-break round, but both Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So are through to the second round of the 2019 Moscow Grand Prix. Both Nakamura and So drew their first games in the second round as this report was heading to press.

World Fischer Random Championship: Qualified Players Below is the full list of non-titled players who've qualified for the first-ever Fischer Random World Chess Championship. There is still time to register and be a part of chess history! Sixteen Fischer Random Qualifier events will take place on May 26, June 2, June 9 and June 16.

Don't miss it: ChessBase Discount Day Komodo 13 analyzes better than any other chess program. More… Komodo is a three-time computer world chess champion. Whether classical, rapid or blitz chess, in 2018 Komodo 12 won the Computer Chess World Championships in Stockholm, Sweden in all three disciplines.

Pudukkottai: Disabled chess player seeks CM's help to play in intl tourney He was among the two selected from Tamil Nadu to represent India in the European event, the other player being Ms Jenitha of Tiruchy. However, Angappan ran into an unwitting entry barrier as the Tamil Nadu government decided to bear the travel expenses of only Ms.

Simon Says - A topical line in the Caro-Kan In this Simon Says we look at pros and cons of this variation in the Caro-Kan: 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.c3 dxe4 4.xe4 f6 5.xf6 exf6! Watch live for free starting at the usual time: 16:00 UTC.

Winners of MDCA Chess Tourney - Star of Mysore Prasiddhi Bhat with seven points from seven rounds won the U-19 Open Chess title in the Mysore District Chess Association's Chess Tournament held at the University Gymnasium Hall here yesterday. Hemadri Satish with six points finished second while V. Avinash with 5.5 points secured third place.

Chess at Breakfast Isn't Trying to Start a Revolution Or do I take better care of my finances in order to enjoy my very temporary youth?" Chess at Breakfast has been making noise in Fort Collins's burgeoning music scene since 2017, when the band released its debut EP, The Gutshalls, a self-produced collection of songs with a DIY ethos.

Challenging world chess champion Magnus Carlsen Norway is enjoying a boom in chess playing following the success of the country's Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championships. The Travel Show's Mike Corey went to meet him for a rare TV interview and challenged him to a game of chess. Did Mike really have a chance of beating the champion?

Komodo 13 comes out tomorrow The result speaks for itself:. Komodo 13 thinks like no other chess program. The new Komodo 13 MCTS searches for candidate moves in an incredibly innovative way and finds solutions most engines never see! Komodo 13 analyzes better than all others.

What Online Chess Taught One Teen About Digital Life High school is hard; the internet is messing with our self-esteem. Then my friends insisted I download Chess Time.

Nakamura, So Through To Round 2 FIDE Grand Prix Moscow The American grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So both won their FIDE Grand Prix tiebreaks in the shortest way possible to reach the second round. The new pairings are Nakamura-Dubov, Grischuk-So, Wei Yi-Nepomniachtchi and Svidler-Wojtaszek.

Arnold Schwarzenegger: "I Used To Play Chess At The Gym" Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke of his passion for chess at the opening of the Arnold Chess Classic games in Johannesburg, South Africa. "I started when I was eight with my father, I had to play with him every day. When I went to America, I started playing over there with friends and people at the gym," he said.

Chess legend Garry Kasparov warns of a 'cyber Cold War' Ominous warnings about artificial intelligence spelling doom for mankind are pointless - This kind of's state actors like Russia as well as China we should be worrying about, according to former world chess champion Garry Kasparov.

Elorta rules SEAG rapid chess qualifier - MANILA, Philippines - David Elorta bested some of the country's top masters as he topped the rapid event and finished fourth in the blitz division of the first Eugene Torre Cup-Southeast Asian Games Luzon leg qualifier at the Mapua Gym in Intramuros over the weekend.

Karlsruhe The modern city of Karlsruhe was founded in 1715 by Margrave Charles William and it translates to "Charles retreat". The legend is that he build his new palace to find peace from his wife. Although I stayed for a week in Karlsruhe I only had time to visit the city between the chess tournament rounds.

New ECF Social Media Manager The ECF is delighted to welcome Danny Rosenbaum as its new Social Media Manager, looking after our Twitter and Facebook accounts. An experienced and published writer, Danny is a member of Bedford and Hackney chess clubs and is Secretary of Hamilton-Russell Cup.

Chess legend Garry Kasparov warns of a 'cyber Cold War,' says Western 'political will' needed "Right now we are in some sort of cyber Cold War, and deterrence is the only response," said Kasparov.

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Chess: what is the move that Garry Kasparov missed? World champion Magnus Carlsen plays in Scotland this weekend.

Bu Xiangzhi and Lei Tingjie win IMSA Mind Games Blitz 2019 GM Bu Xiangzhi scored 14½/22. Not the most dominant of performances, but it was good enough to finish one point ahead of the entire field. On day 1 Bu Xiangzhi started out with a superb 2-0 victory over Boris Gelfand. Let's see the key moments from their second encounter.

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Moscow GP: Duda and Rabjabov are knocked out by So and Nakamura Find the right combination! ChessBase 15 program + new Mega Database 2019 with 7.6 million games and more than 70,000 master analyses. Plus ChessBase Magazine and CB Premium membership for 1 year! More… The tie-breaks of round one concluded at the Central Chess Players' House in Moscow and the quarter-finals pairings are now determined.

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