Catalonia crisis: A slow, dangerous game of political chess – BBC News

Catalonia crisis: A slow, dangerous game of political chess – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption A candlelit protest was held in Barcelona against the arrest of two Catalan separatist leaders Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is expected in Brussels on Thursday as planned for a summit of EU leaders but don’t be fooled: all is not well at home. Spain is in the midst of […]

Rising chess star Rampersad honoured at Divali Nagar – Trinidad News

Rayden Rampersad, right, receives an award for his achievements in chess from Leanne Dianne Dookie, executive member of the NCIC and Miss NCIC Divali Nagar Queen Pageant Coordinator. San Fernando TML Primary student Rayden Rampersad was recognised for his achievements in chess at the Divali Nagar in Chaguanas, on Sunday. The National Council of Indian […]

Nearly 20 Massena Central students challenge local chess competitor at the same time – North Country Now

Nearly 20 Massena Central students challenge local chess competitor at the same time – North Country Now

Dr. David Kistler, SUNY Potsdam economics professor, takes on 18 competitors during a recent simultaneous chess game exhibition at Massena High School. MASSENA — Eighteen Massena school students recently had more than they could handle when they all played Dr. David Kistler in simultaneous chess matches. Kistler, an avid local chess competitor, won every match […]

New exhibits open at World Chess Hall of Fame – KSDK

New exhibits open at World Chess Hall of Fame – KSDK

The World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis just opened two new exhibits! Staff , KSDK 10:58 AM. CDT October 16, 2017 Two new exhibits have just opened at the World Chess Hall of Fame. (Photo: KSDK) ST. LOUIS – Did you know St. Louis is home to the World Chess Hall of Fame? And […]

Manchester United's goalless draw at Liverpool WAS like chess — neither makes for much of a spectator sport – Mirror.co.uk

It says much about this match that the best entertainment Manchester United’s fans enjoyed came after the game when Robbie Fowler did a live TV analysis in front of them. Cue a passion and venom – and vicious humour – that was surprisingly absent from the fixture itself. Lord knows what the watching ­Norwegian audience […]

'Queen of Katwe' Receives Help for Costs to Attend Northwest University in Kirkland During Chess Tournament – Q13 FOX

'Queen of Katwe' Receives Help for Costs to Attend Northwest University in Kirkland During Chess Tournament – Q13 FOX

Kirkland, Wash. – A real-life Disney princess lives in Western Washington as a student at Northwest University in Kirkland.  Instead of a big castle and charming prince, Phiona Mutesi used chess to change her life.  You’ll remember her life was portrayed in the Disney movie Queen of Katwe.   Saturday, her classmates and faculty are stepping […]

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