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A lover of chess, 49ers' Robert Saleh now playing with bigger board - Sacramento Bee

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 09:00

Sacramento Bee

A lover of chess, 49ers' Robert Saleh now playing with bigger board
Sacramento Bee
They started with the type of plastic chess set you can find in any drugstore. If they were missing a piece they'd use a checker as a substitute or simply write “rook” on a scrap of paper. Robert Saleh, the 49ers' new defensive coordinator, used to ...

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:58

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
SAINT LOUIS, Mo. — With the eyes of the world on Saint Louis for the inaugural and historic Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz competition, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) crowned Levon Aronian the champion of the Saint Louis Rapid ...

US Masters goes to Vladimir Belous - Chessbase News

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 02:00
US Masters goes to Vladimir Belous  Chessbase News

Twenty-four grandmasters turned out for the US Masters 2017, which took place from 23rd to 28th of August in Greensboro, North Carolina. This 6th edition was ...

On Chess: Summer of chess ends and ushers in next strong classic tournament - St. Louis Public Radio

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 14:10

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Summer of chess ends and ushers in next strong classic tournament
St. Louis Public Radio
It has been an extremely hectic “Summer of Chess” for the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, starting way back in mid-June with live commentary of Paris/Leuven and finishing strong in August with the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz, featuring ...

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On Chess: Summer of chess ends and ushers in next strong classic tournament - KBIA

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 14:08

KBIA

On Chess: Summer of chess ends and ushers in next strong classic tournament
KBIA
It has been an extremely hectic “Summer of Chess” for the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, starting way back in mid-June with live commentary of Paris/Leuven and finishing strong in August with the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz, featuring ...

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Chess as a Comic Book Trope - Hyperallergic

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 19:00

Hyperallergic

Chess as a Comic Book Trope
Hyperallergic
The World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis features over 200 comic books that use the strategies, conflicts, and battles of chess as a narrative theme. Allison Meier2 days ago · Share · Tweet · Email. Charlton Comics, Vol. 1, No. 36. Strange Suspense ...

On Chess: Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement; Armenian hero Levon Aronian clinches title - St. Louis Public Radio

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 05:08

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement; Armenian hero Levon Aronian clinches title
St. Louis Public Radio
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, where the event was held, was packed and there was a line of fans stretching outside the building. Everyone came to watch the legendary world champion play once again. There was a certain energy ...

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On Chess: Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement; Armenian hero Levon Aronian clinches title - St. Louis Public Radio

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 02:00
On Chess: Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement; Armenian hero Levon Aronian clinches title  St. Louis Public Radio

The newest addition to the Grand Chess Tour, the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz, became the most anticipated event when the announcement was made that Garry ...

On Chess: Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement; Armenian hero Levon Aronian clinches title - St. Louis Public Radio

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 02:00
On Chess: Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement; Armenian hero Levon Aronian clinches title  St. Louis Public Radio

The newest addition to the Grand Chess Tour, the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz, became the most anticipated event when the announcement was made that Garry ...

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis ... - Markets Insider

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 19:57

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis ...
Markets Insider
SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With the eyes of the world on Saint Louis for the inaugural and historic Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz competition, the ...

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Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:53

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
PR Newswire (press release)
SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With the eyes of the world on Saint Louis for the inaugural and historic Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz competition, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) crowned Levon Aronian the champion ...

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Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:53

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
PR Newswire (press release)
SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With the eyes of the world on Saint Louis for the inaugural and historic Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz competition, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) crowned Levon Aronian the champion ...

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Garry Kasparov backs old rival Viswanathan Anand to continue 'as long as he likes' - Scroll.in

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 03:02

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Garry Kasparov backs old rival Viswanathan Anand to continue 'as long as he likes'
Scroll.in
Kasparov also added that playing in St Louis was his way of returning the patronage chess received from the Grand Chess Tour and the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, and from Rex Sinquefield. The Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz and the ...
No more comebacks!Ahmedabad Mirror

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No more comebacks! - Ahmedabad Mirror

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 15:41

Ahmedabad Mirror

No more comebacks!
Ahmedabad Mirror
In the world of Kings, Queens, Bishops, Knights and Pawns, Garry Kasparov is a GOAT – greatest of all time. He had said that in as many words himself. Once a reporter asked him about the greatest in chess and his brusque reply was, “An unfair question ...

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