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Pestaño: Miss Chess beauty contest

By Frank 'Boy' Pestaño Chessmoso Thursday, January 27, 2011 I WAS watching the preview of the Miss Philippines beauty contest and it gave me an idea to search for the most beautiful chess players in the world. Beauty pageants have become part of the Filipino culture. It is probably true that there is no other [...]

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Chess in the true spirit of team competition

The battle of wits should be seen in the true spirit of team competition. I HAVE been either an observer or participant in a chess team tournament for almost as long as I have been playing the game, and that's going back a very long time. Team tournaments can be fun, if you don't take [...]

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Corus chess: So saves strength for final title push

Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So opted to save his strength for a final title push in the 73rd Tata Steel-Corus Group B chess championship when he settled for a draw against French GM Vlad Tkachiev on Wednesday. With six points from four wins, five draws and one loss, the 17-year-old So still shares the top [...]

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Tata Chess: Anand, Nakamura maintain lead

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Chess in the true spirit of team competition

The battle of wits should be seen in the true spirit of team competition. I HAVE been either an observer or participant in a chess team tournament for almost as long as I have been playing the game, and that's going back a very long time. Team tournaments can be fun, if you don't take [...]

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