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Public Procurement Tendering And Awarding: A Chess Game Played In The Dark

Zimbabwe has had a tainted history of economic, political and human rights violations which have chased away foreign investment potential. However, in the face of the continued economic haemorrhage, the government has been blaming the non-performance of the economy on international economic sanctions. By Michelle Chifamba Sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the United States government …

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The chess player in Brick Lane and the joy of Cannes. – Campaign Letter

July 4 2022, 2:09 pm † BY Ricki Green † No Comments A blog by Damon Stapleton, chief creative officer, The Monkeys New Zealand. “The French Riviera. A sunny place for shady people.” – Somerset Maughan When it comes to Cannes and advertising, people often start with what’s wrong with it. I don’t want to …

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Steven Kwan, Austin Hedges check in with John Marshall chess teams: Guardians takeaways

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Guardians players Steven Kwan and Austin Hedges have a friendly chess rivalry in the clubhouse, but when it comes to teaming up against a nationally-ranked opponent the two put their egos in check. The Guardians hosted members of John Marshall High School’s chess team on Wednesday for some friendly games on the …

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‘Even Viswanathan Anand would avoid chess game with Amit Shah given his acumen,’ says NCP

Wary of the deftness of Amit Shah, even Vishy Anand would avoid a chess game with him, said Chhagan Bhujbal at the two-day special session of the Maharashtra Assembly. Significantly, in an unexpected decision, the BJP appointed Shiv Sena’s Eknath Shinde as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, who took the oath of office on June …

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“Practical Tips for the Tournament Player” – New training series with Jan Markos

“Practical Tips for the Tournament Player” – Vol.1: Time Management With his new training series for CBM, Jan Markos revisits themes from his popular books “Under the Surface” (2018) and “The Secret Ingredient” (2021). For the readers of our magazine, the Slovakian GM thus offers a completely new training approach.The topic of his first contribution …

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India fields third team in Chess Olympiad scheduled July 28 to August 10

India fielded a third team in the open section after getting a last-minute entry to register their highest-ever participation at the 44th Chess Olympiad scheduled to be held at Mahabalipuram from July 28 to August 10. A record-breaking 187 teams, the highest-ever for any Chess Olympiad, have registered for the showdown in India and in …

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60 years later, Worthing alum reflects on chess team that desegregated Houston high school league

Rodney Griffin gets a wistful look in his eye when discussing his old high school chess team, which desegregated Houston high school sports 60 years ago. But he positively glows when a curious young man steps off the basketball court at Sunnyside Park to ask about the timeworn trophy resting on his picnic table that …

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