Chess: Kireka A hopes to maintain top spot – New Vision

Chess: Kireka A hopes to maintain top spot – New Vision

Meanwhile, SOM Katwe will tussle it out with Comrades Chess Club National Chess League                                                                                          Sunday, Hotel AfricanaTeam pairings (round 9), week 5 Kireka A v AviationDMark v BOUGambit v Mulago KingsSOM Katwe v ComradesMulago Knights v crestalsKireka B v SOM NateeteKyambogo v Mulago PawnsMighty Bishops v Royal KnightsMulago Overs v SOM KibuliMakindye v BusitemaMengo v […]

Passaic County Fair: Food, rides … and chess? – NorthJersey.com

Passaic County Fair: Food, rides … and chess? – NorthJersey.com

CLOSE Rides, games and chess at the Passaic County Fair. Michael Karas/NorthJersey.com Lexie Fuentes rides a dragon roller coaster at the Passaic County Fair on Saturday, August, 19, 2017. (Photo: Michael Karas/Northjersey.com) WOODLAND PARK – Sebastian Colie’s eyes scour the chess board, hunting for the killing blow.   There it is – yes, now he sees it. […]

[App Fridays] Half Chess, a T-20 version of chess, wants to hook millennials with new pieces and fast gameplay – YourStory.com

[App Fridays] Half Chess, a T-20 version of chess, wants to hook millennials with new pieces and fast gameplay – YourStory.com

Can a T-20 version of chess, designed for the smartphone generation, take off and get millennials more interested in the game? “In order to improve your game, you must study the end game before anything else…..”-José Raúl Capablanca, Chess Grandmaster With a shorter hour runtime and explosive last over finishes, Twenty20 has made cricket popular […]

Jonathan Zalman – Tablet Magazine

Jonathan Zalman – Tablet Magazine

One pervasive narrative in the world of professional chess is the often puzzling task of bringing in a wide range of corporate sponsors. Without getting too into the weeds here, I’ll put it thusly: Historically, large sums of money in chess are hard to come by. There are a few reasons for this perennial lack […]

Chess legend Kasparov suspends retirement for tournament – BBC News

Chess legend Kasparov suspends retirement for tournament – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption The former world champion said the tournament was just “a hiatus” from his retirement Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov has come out of professional retirement for a one-off tournament in St Louis, Missouri. The 54-year-old from Azerbaijan has been out of the game for 12 years, after turning his […]

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