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Chess players wanted: Best for U.S. - Houston Chronicle

March 13, 2015 - 2:00am
Chess players wanted: Best for U.S.  Houston Chronicle

one does not have to be born in a country to represent it in international competition, and so an official program and a clandestine effort are underway to recruit ...

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Your Move, Grandmaster. (To the U.S., Please.) - New York Times

March 10, 2015 - 2:00am
Your Move, Grandmaster. (To the U.S., Please.)  New York Times

If an official program and a clandestine effort to recruit top players from other countries is successful, the United States chess team could be a favorite at the next ...

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To get students' minds in check, more schools are trying chess - STLtoday.com

February 26, 2015 - 2:00am
To get students' minds in check, more schools are trying chess  STLtoday.com

New program for football players in urban high schools is latest in an explosion of programs in St. Louis area schools.

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On Chess: Time rules the laws of chess - St. Louis Public Radio

February 25, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Time rules the laws of chess  St. Louis Public Radio

Writing about the Rules of Chess, on the surface, seems to be a strange topic of discussion. After all, the last rule changes -- which included the.

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On Chess: Local amateurs shine at Metro Class Chess Championships - St. Louis Public Radio

February 18, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Local amateurs shine at Metro Class Chess Championships  St. Louis Public Radio

The St. Louis Metro Class Chess Championships were held recently at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center, drawing in a record 60-plus participants looking.

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On Chess: Literature Review Gives Base To Claim Of Chess' Educational Benefits - St. Louis Public Radio

February 12, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Literature Review Gives Base To Claim Of Chess' Educational Benefits  St. Louis Public Radio

The rhetoric has floated around for decades. “It develops your memory, improves your test scores — chess is good for your brains!” They always say. “ It.

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Viswanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen again - Economic Times

February 7, 2015 - 2:00am
Viswanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen again  Economic Times

GERMANY: Former world champion Viswanathan Anand continued to struggle against nemesis Magnus Carlsen of Norway and lost after a blunder in the fourth ...

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On Chess: Two World Top-10 Players Will Collide In 2015 U.S. Championship - St. Louis Public Radio

February 4, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Two World Top-10 Players Will Collide In 2015 U.S. Championship  St. Louis Public Radio

The 2015 U.S. Chess Championships are due back in St. Louis in April, marking the seventh consecutive year that America's chess capital will present the.

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On Chess: Two World Top-10 Players Will Collide In 2015 U.S. Championship - St. Louis Public Radio

February 4, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Two World Top-10 Players Will Collide In 2015 U.S. Championship  St. Louis Public Radio

The 2015 U.S. Chess Championships are due back in St. Louis in April, marking the seventh consecutive year that America's chess capital will present the.

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On Chess: Rumbling In The Top Ranks Of American Chess - St. Louis Public Radio

January 29, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Rumbling In The Top Ranks Of American Chess  St. Louis Public Radio

The acquisition of Grandmaster Wesley So was the big news coming out of 2014. The Philippine-born prodigy and former Webster University star joined the U.S.

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Checkmates at MLK chess tournaments and the unstoppable World Chess Champion - AL.com

January 26, 2015 - 2:00am
Checkmates at MLK chess tournaments and the unstoppable World Chess Champion  AL.com

The annual MLK chess tournaments, held in Montgomery and Birmingham, attracted several of Alabama's top players and up-and-coming scholastic players.

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On Chess: Physical Fitness Becomes Increasingly Important For Top-Level Players - St. Louis Public Radio

January 21, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Physical Fitness Becomes Increasingly Important For Top-Level Players  St. Louis Public Radio

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen pretended he didn't hear the question, but I knew he had. Rex Sinquefield, founder of the Chess Club and Scholastic.

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On Chess: 2014 Proved Banner Year For Chess In St. Louis - St. Louis Public Radio

January 1, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: 2014 Proved Banner Year For Chess In St. Louis  St. Louis Public Radio

There should be excitement for what may come in 2015, as each passing year has proved better than the last. As we say goodbye to 2014, here are a few.

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Young Grandmasters Try to Make Chess Cool - New York Times

December 13, 2014 - 2:00am
Young Grandmasters Try to Make Chess Cool  New York Times

Fabiano Caruana doesn't play for the United States, but he is among a handful of players who could put high-level chess back in the spotlight.

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Fabiano Caruana, Future Chess Champion? - Wall Street Journal

December 12, 2014 - 2:00am
Fabiano Caruana, Future Chess Champion?  Wall Street Journal

Fabiano Caruana is widely seen as Magnus Carlsen's most likely challenger for the world chess championship in 2016. The 22-year-old vaulted into the No.

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India - Sport - Chandigarh Tribune

November 8, 2014 - 2:00am
India - Sport  Chandigarh Tribune

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will look to avenge last year's championship defeat and clinch his sixth world title when he takes on Magnus ...

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World Chess Championship 2014, Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand: Schedule, Timings, Dates and Venue - International Business Times, India Edition

November 7, 2014 - 2:00am
World Chess Championship 2014, Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand: Schedule, Timings, Dates and Venue  International Business Times, India Edition

Challenger Viswanathan Anand will take on defending champion Magnus Carlsen in the 2014 World Chess Championship, which starts in Sochi on Friday.

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World Chess Championship 2014: Chennai Debacle a Closed Chapter, Says Anand, as Indian Looks Ahead to Rematch with Carlsen - International Business Times, India Edition

November 4, 2014 - 2:00am
World Chess Championship 2014: Chennai Debacle a Closed Chapter, Says Anand, as Indian Looks Ahead to Rematch with Carlsen  International Business Times, India Edition

Viswanathan Anand will take on defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the 2014 World Chess Championship, which starts in Sochi on Friday, ...

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'Carlsen vs Anand will be much closer than last time' - Firstpost

November 3, 2014 - 2:00am
'Carlsen vs Anand will be much closer than last time'  Firstpost

Anand lost the last match, losing three and drawing seven games against Carlsen at Chennai last November with a final score of 3.5-6.5 in the favour of ...

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New York Times chess column: Don't mourn its passing—this is a great chance for the Gray Lady to bring its chess coverage into modern times. - Slate Magazine

October 14, 2014 - 2:00am
New York Times chess column: Don't mourn its passing—this is a great chance for the Gray Lady to bring its chess coverage into modern times.  Slate Magazine

This is the final chess column to run in The New York Times.” That succinct sentence was appended below Dylan Loeb McClain's column this past Sunday,...

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