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Hump Day Giveaway: ThinkFun Solitaire Chess

Do you like fun? Do you like chess? Do you like being alone? Well, ThinkFun has the chess game for you. Called Solitaire Chess, the game is a cross between a puzzle and standard chess. How it Works • Each game begins with the pieces set on the board in specific positions. Challenges range from [...]

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Anand in joint lead after drawing with Nakamura

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So loses to drop to share of Corus chess top spot

Grandmaster Wesley So's four-game winning streak ended Tuesday with a crucial ninth-round loss to Chinese GM Li Chao in the 73rd Tata Steel-Corus Group B chess championship at the de Morianne Community Center in Wijk Aan Zee, The Netherlands.Standings (After nine rounds)6.0 points – L. McShane (England) G. Sargissian (Armenia)Wesley So (Philippines) 5.5 points – [...]

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Gambit: Computer (Chess) Pioneer Wins Prize

Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie, the inventors of the Unix operating system and C programming language more than 40 years ago, have been awarded the Japan Prize, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The prize goes each year to people whose work “aims to promote the advancement of science and technology for the peace and [...]

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Chess: So faces tough battle vs Li in ninth round of Corus tourney

By U.S. News Agency / Asian After taking part in a day-long cultural tour in this picturesque seaside resort town ‘to forget about chess,' GM Wesley So returns to the battleground against GM Li Chao of China in the ninth round of the 73rd Tata Steel-Corus Group B chess championship at the de Morianne Community [...]

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