Malala looking to become ‘next chess master’

Malala looking to become ‘next chess master’

Malala is ‘a quick learne­r’, says famous singer Shehza­d Roy who teache­s her tricks of the trade PHOTO COURTESY: TWITTER/@ShehzadRoy The youngest Nobel Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai seemed eager to hone her skills to become the ‘next chess master’. She was seen concentrating while getting chess lessons from renowned singer and social activist Shehzad Roy in a […]

‘Know what you’re walking into’: For these middle schoolers, chess is serious business | Southern Idaho Local News

TWIN FALLS — Every move is calculated. Every thought is at least three steps ahead. These are just the beginning steps to mastering chess. Behdad Ebadeh Ahwazi challenges Peter Clark to a game of chess. Clark, a math teacher at Robert Stuart Middle School, has an ongoing rivalry with Ebadeh Ahwazi, the eighth-grade president of […]

CHESS COLUMN: Defenders of the realm | News

+1  In this week’s position the theme of “removing the defender” is illustrated. White employs this idea to win a pawn. With this hint in mind, please try to find white’s best move. White’s rook on c1 has latent power along the “c” file. Black’s knight on c6 is in the white rook’s line of […]

13 Chess Stories You May Have Missed

13 Chess Stories You May Have Missed

The last six weeks were full of top-level events like the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz, the Sinquefield Cup, the World Junior Championship, and many Speed Chess Championship matches. The “In Other News” tidbits have been piling up, but today, the dam is released with 13 stories from the chess breadbasket that you may have […]

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