Chess

Karpov-Korchnoi 1978 Depicted In ‘The World Champion’

The World Champion, a film directed by Alexey Sidorov that depicts the dramatic world championship match between GM Anatoly Karpov and GM Viktor Korchnoi in 1978, hits cinemas in Russia on Thursday. While the 1972 “Match of the Century” in Reykjavik between GM Bobby Fischer and GM Boris Spassky had plenty of intrigues, the next …

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KTR extends Rs 15 lakh assistance to specially-abled Punjab chess player

Telangana IT, industries minister KT Rama Rao extended his helping hand to specially-abled chess player Malika Handa after the world champion complained about the “injustice” meted out to her by the Punjab government. In a video that went viral on social media, Handa lashed out at the dispensation in Punjab for refusing to honor a …

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Cases of coronavirus spoil big chess tournament | News | DW

A leading contender to become the World Blitz Chess Champion was forced to withdraw from competition on Thursday after testing positive for COVID-19. The International Chess Federation (FIDE) said “a few players” had tested positive and could no longer participate in the major championship in Warsaw in Poland. Among them was Hikaru Nakamura, one of …

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Tunde Onakoya: Raising Kings and Queens by Playing Chess in Slums | The Guardian Nigeria News

Through Agbo band 09 January 2022 | 9:12 am “Badly explaining what you do for a living.” “I teach people how to drop guns and pick up plastic pieces” – Tunde Onakoya responds to a Twitter user who posted the first statement on her timeline. Only that this time the plastic pieces he refers to …

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Marketech offers $5 CHESS sponsored stock trading

New fintech Marketech offers $5 stock trading sponsored by CHESS which is different from low cost brokerage platforms. The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)’s ‘Clearing House Electronic Subregister System’ – CHESS – essentially means that there is a paper trail that you own the stock. This works by assigning a HIN or Holder Identification Number to …

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