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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: GM So loses to Li but still in the lead of Corus Round 9

Standings after nine rounds: 6 points -- L. McShane (England), G. Sargissian (Armenia), W. So (Philippines) 5.5 -– Z. Efimenko (Ukraine), V. Tkachiev (France) 5 –- L. Chao (China), D. Navara (Czech Republic), R. Wojtaszek (Poland) 4.5 -– L. Q. Liem (Vietnam) 3.5 –- L. Fressinet (France) 3 -- S. Ganguly (India), J. Hammer (Norway), [...]

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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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Chess program looks to raise awareness

<!--Saxotech Paragraph Count: 9-->For two decades, the White-Plains based National Scholastic Chess Foundation has pulled together money each year to support chess classes and clubs for schoolchildren all over Westchester County.Now, for the first time, the nonprofit organization is holding a fundraiser this weekend in Bronxville to raise awareness of its services and for money [...]

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Nakamura and Anand Again Separate Themselves From the Pack at Tata Steel

Win Viswanathan Anand Loss Alexei Shirov Replay the game » Win Hikaru Nakamura Loss Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Replay the game » Loss Magnus Carlsen Win Ian Nepomniachtchi Replay the game » Loss Luke McShane Win Zahar Efimenko Replay the game » Win Ivan vanisevic Loss Daniele Vocaturo Replay the game » After a great day of [...]

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