Winning in Style – Chess.com

Winning in Style – Chess.com

    This is simply a compilation of sparkling games.    My original intention was to title this Chess Brilliancies but upon reflection, I wasn’t convinced the definition was applicable.  I tend to think of brilliancies as remarkable conceptions during games between highly and equally skilled players. While they often involve marvelous tactics, brilliancies can […]

Revitalized Nebraska Chess connects players, provides bonding experiences | News

Anh Tran said he knew his regular chess games in the Nebraska Union basement would lead to the re-establishment of a close-knit, University of Nebraska-Lincoln chess community. Tran and two other co-founders eventually transformed the impromptu chess games into Nebraska Chess, a UNL-recognized student organization with about 40 members that hosted its first, successful tournament […]

Zeehan Primary School student Clark Wagner to compete in National Interschool Chess Championships

Zeehan Primary School student Clark Wagner to compete in National Interschool Chess Championships

news, Chess, Zeehan Primary School, Clark Wagner, Zeehan, West Coast, strategy, thinking, STEM A 10-year-old chess champion from Zeehan has been selected to play in a national competition in Melbourne next month. Clark Wagner said he was anxious about competing in the National Interschool Chess Championships but confident he’d go well. He’s been preparing with his father Gunther and through […]

Women’s World Chess Championship: Ju Wenjun, Lagno In The Final

Women’s World Chess Championship: Ju Wenjun, Lagno In The Final

The final of the women’s world championship will be played between Ju Wenjun of China and Kateryna Lagno of Russia. Ju will be defending her crown in a match over four classical games. “A fight is not won by one punch or kick, so either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard” was something Bruce […]

Chess World Rattled As Someone Nearly Wins Game

Chess World Rattled As Someone Nearly Wins Game

Magnus Carlsen of Norway, the world’s No. 1 chess player, fended off a vicious siege at the hands of U.S. grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, the world No. 2, in London Friday. It was the sixth frame of the World Chess Championship, and one that for hours appeared likely to give the American a critical lead. But […]

Munoz-Ripley excels in football & chess

Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com Caption Junior Aidan Munoz-Ripley is not only a key piece on the Sterling football team as a two-way starting lineman, but he’s also a force on the chess board as the school’s No. 1 chess player. If a rumble breaks out during one of the Sterling chess team’s matches, smart money is […]

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