22-year-old Peoria Native announces candidacy for city council – week.com

22-year-old Peoria Native announces candidacy for city council – week.com

PEORIA (WEEK) – 22-year-old, Aaron Chess announced his candidacy Saturday afternoon. A Peoria native who calls himself a ‘product of the projects’ kicked off his holiday celebrations with the big announcement, a bid for Peoria’s first district council seat. The announcement cam on the fourth outside of the old Harrison School in Peoria’s South Side. […]

AICF rival factions name two teams for Online Olympiad – Times of India

AICF rival factions name two teams for Online Olympiad – Times of India

CHENNAI: The upcoming FIDE Online chess Olympiad is slated to be held from July 22 and August 30. But there seems to be an ambiguity on the list of players that will represent India in the competition. The two warring factions in the All India Chess Federation (AICF) have picked different sets of teams. The […]

Sarasadat enters semifinals – Times of India

Sarasadat enters semifinals – Times of India

Sarasadat Khademalsharieh. (Twitter Photo) CHENNAI: Iran’s Sarasadat Khademalsharieh edged past Olga Girya to make the semifinals of the second Grand Prix leg of the women’s speed chess organized by FIDE on Thursday evening. Both Sara and Olga played a terrific match. Both arrived into the contest thoroughly prepared and didn’t offer an inch to each […]

World Chess Championship to be postponed to 2021: FIDE chief – Outlook India

World Chess Championship to be postponed to 2021: FIDE chief – Outlook India

Outlook July 02, 2020 15:33 IST World Chess Championship to be postponed to 2021: FIDE chief outlookindia.com 1970-01-01T05:30:00+0530 World Chess Championship to be postponed to 2021: FIDE chief Moscow, July 2 (IANS) The World Chess Championship will “almost certainly be postponed to the next year,” International Chess Federation (FIDE) President Arkady Dvorkovich has […]

Trashtalking in chess – Boing Boing

Trashtalking in chess – Boing Boing

In this game of chess, black deploys the Sicilian Defence against 1: e4 to no avail, but follows adroitly with the Trash Talking Like A Psycho Gambit. Will it be enough? The battle commences 40s in. Turkish sculpture Necati Korkmaz makes tiny works of art, most of which can only be fully appreciated with a […]