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Tata Chess: Anand, Nakamura maintain lead

By |January 27th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Tata Chess: Anand, Nakamura maintain lead

Cal forward Harper Kamp's chess skills come in handy on court

If it sometimes appears Cal forward Harper Kamp can see a play or two ahead on the basketball court, consider that as a young, nationally ranked chess player he often would play out 15 moves in his head before maneuvering one of his pieces on the board.Could the two be related?"Absolutely," said Kamp, who leads [...]

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Anand continues march

Viswanathan Anand crushed Spaniard Alexei Shirov in Round 10 of the Tata Steel chess tournament on Thursday to share the lead with American Hikaru Nakamuru.With three rounds to go, Anand and Nakamuru are the favourites to win the title. If Anand claims the title, his sixth here, he will reclaim the No 1 ranking from [...]

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Chess a tool for learning

<!--Saxotech Paragraph Count: 9-->SARTELL, Minn. -- Some may think chess is boring and too difficult, but many students who are members of clubs across the country couldn't care less what others may think of it.Chances are most of them have only one thing on their mind: fun. But many educators believe there is a correlation [...]

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Chess tournament entries sought

<!--Saxotech Paragraph Count: 3-->Entries are still being taken for the second annual Broome County Chess Tournament, organizer John Cordisco said.The tournament will take place Saturday and Sunday at Cordisco Corner Store, 308 Chenango St., Binghamton.The tournament has two categories, the open section and the reserved section, Cordisco said. The entry fee is $40 with the [...]

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