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Chess expert, 13, wins scholarship to Brighton College - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 07:27

Telegraph.co.uk

Chess expert, 13, wins scholarship to Brighton College
Telegraph.co.uk
A 13-year-old boy has secured a place at one the country's most exclusive private schools after winning its first ever chess scholarship. Teenage chess expert Dominic Miller is already an award-winning player who plays in the National Junior Chess ...

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On Chess: 2015 U.S. Junior Closed Championship are underway in St. Louis - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 21:35

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: 2015 U.S. Junior Closed Championship are underway in St. Louis
St. Louis Public Radio
For the sixth consecutive year, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis is hosting the U.S. Junior Closed Championship. The Junior Closed is a round-robin (all-play-all) event comprised of 10 of the strongest male American chess players under ...

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Exclusive Interview: Jennifer Shahade Talks to CardsChat About Life as a Poker ... - CardsChat.com

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:01

CardsChat.com

Exclusive Interview: Jennifer Shahade Talks to CardsChat About Life as a Poker ...
CardsChat.com
Jennifer Shahade is a name that poker players have become familiar with over just the last few years, but she has long been a famous face in the world of chess. Before she became the Mind Sports Ambassador for PokerStars or became known for her Open ...

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North Texas Grandmaster, Just A Teen, Plays To Be U.S. Junior Chess Champ - KERA News

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 19:36

KERA News

North Texas Grandmaster, Just A Teen, Plays To Be U.S. Junior Chess Champ
KERA News
... great opportunity that you have a loss, then you reset the game and then you get a new start.” Jeffery's new start begins today in St. Louis, at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, host of the Junior Chess Championship. Jeffery's ...

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North Texas Grandmaster, Just A Teen, Plays To Be U.S. Junior Chess Champ - KERA News

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 02:00
North Texas Grandmaster, Just A Teen, Plays To Be U.S. Junior Chess Champ  KERA News

We'll catch back up with Jeffery Xiong. He's one of the world's newest and youngest chess grandmasters playing. And today he makes his play to be the U.S..

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Checkmate the competition - Star Local Media

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 18:16

Star Local Media

Checkmate the competition
Star Local Media
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL), the group hosting the upcoming Junior Closed Championship, hosts other contests including the U.S. Chess Championship and the U.S. Women's Chess Championship. “For students here in ...

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'Oh, it's definitely a sport,' says Israeli Diving Chess inventor - The Times of Israel

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 03:27

The Times of Israel

'Oh, it's definitely a sport,' says Israeli Diving Chess inventor
The Times of Israel
LONDON — Chess, says Etan Ilfeld, runs in his blood. But even knowing that doesn't account for the success of the 37-year-old chess master's bizarre invention, Diving Chess. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top ...

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Why You Don't Want To Be In California's One Percent - Forbes

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:57

Forbes

Why You Don't Want To Be In California's One Percent
Forbes
A committed Missouri philanthropist, I serve as president of the Show Me Institute, a state think-tank for limited government, and am president and chairman of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. To learn more, please visit my website ...

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Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 US Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:41

Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 US Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis
Virtual Press Office (press release)
ST. LOUIS, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's top young chess players are back in Saint Louis, the nation's Chess Capital, this summer as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) will again host the U.S. Junior Closed ...

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Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 US Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:41

Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 US Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis
Virtual Press Office (press release)
ST. LOUIS, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's top young chess players are back in Saint Louis, the nation's Chess Capital, this summer as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) will again host the U.S. Junior Closed ...

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On Chess: Appreciating the art of ivory chess sets - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 22:30

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Appreciating the art of ivory chess sets
St. Louis Public Radio
It was the 2004 Olympiad. I had just had a rough night, stayed up a little later than I should have. I didn't figure out what the pairing was until late morning. The preparation was beyond my reach, my opponent was too strong to outplay over the board: ...

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St Louis Cardinals espionage claims: US sports' dark arts go back 100 years - The Guardian

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 09:34

The Guardian

St Louis Cardinals espionage claims: US sports' dark arts go back 100 years
The Guardian
“If we asked players to take their shoes off and strip-searched them before every game,” Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis head Tony Rich told NPR, “I doubt you'll find many people who'd want to come out to the chess tournament ...

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Experts predict American chess renaissance - Inquirer.net

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:28

Inquirer.net

Experts predict American chess renaissance
Inquirer.net
More importantly, the team is expected to receive full support from Rex Sinquefield, considered the godfather of American chess, and the benefactor of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Americans captured the Olympiad gold in Prague ...

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On Chess: Grand Chess Tour set to make history - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 23:02

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Grand Chess Tour set to make history
St. Louis Public Radio
And yet, thanks to the vision and passion of Rex Sinquefield and the tireless work put forward by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, this city has done it. Thanks to them that legends come to Saint Louis to forge their impact on chess ...

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A Map Of The Most Common Paths For All 32 Chess Pieces - io9

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:36

A Map Of The Most Common Paths For All 32 Chess Pieces
io9
There are just 32 pieces on a chessboard, but the number of patterns in which those pieces can move in the course of an individual game are astronomical. Still, as these maps show, despite all those different possibilities, each piece has a pretty ...

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How Chess Has Changed Over The Last 150 Years - io9

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 13:08

io9

How Chess Has Changed Over The Last 150 Years
io9
The rules of chess have remained consistent since the early 19th Century, but that doesn't mean our approach to the game has stayed the same. Here are some intriguing and surprising ways the Game of Kings has changed its shape over the past 150 years.

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With Only 76 Jobs Created Cuomo's Start-Up NY Is A Bust -- With The Cost Of ... - Forbes

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:04

Forbes

With Only 76 Jobs Created Cuomo's Start-Up NY Is A Bust -- With The Cost Of ...
Forbes
A committed Missouri philanthropist, I serve as president of the Show Me Institute, a state think-tank for limited government, and am president and chairman of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. To learn more, please visit my website ...

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Watch: Tobey Maguire & Liev Schreiber Face Off In The First Trailer For Ed ... - Indie Wire (blog)

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:00

Indie Wire (blog)

Watch: Tobey Maguire & Liev Schreiber Face Off In The First Trailer For Ed ...
Indie Wire (blog)
Name all the chess films you can off the top of your head, go: There's Boaz Yakim's “Fresh,” “Brooklyn Castle,” Andrew Bujalski's “Computer Chess” and easily the best of them all, “Searching For Bobby Fischer.” But few and far between are classic, and ...

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