Roanoke Valley Chess Club says 'checkmate' to cancer – WDBJ7

Roanoke Valley Chess Club says 'checkmate' to cancer – WDBJ7

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Chess players in Roanoke are saying “Checkmate” to cancer. The Roanoke Valley Chess Club got their hair buzzed off Friday for what’s known as St. Baldrick’s Day. The buzzcuts were done to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Chess club members say shaving their heads is an important gesture to help kids […]

Students play chess for success – Pamplin Media Group

Students play chess for success – Pamplin Media Group

50th-annual state tourney of Chess for Success shows that benefits go beyond the board It was all about strategy for students from near and far who gathered at the Oregon Convention Center over the weekend for the 50th anniversary Chess for Success state tournament. The center somehow carried an oxymoronic atmosphere of frantic concentration as […]

Indian chess players get good exposure in China – The Hindu

Indian chess players get good exposure in China – The Hindu

V.V. Subrahmanyam HYDERABAD March 12, 2017 23:29 IST Updated: March 12, 2017 23:29 IST “; var device = “”; for ( var type in WFClientTypeDef) { if (window.matchMedia(WFClientTypeDef[type]).matches) { switch (type) { case “xlarge”: device = ‘desktop’; break; case “large”: device = ‘desktop’; break; case “medium”: device = ‘tab’; break; case “small”: device = ‘mobile’; […]

Giri, Andreikin, Jobava Favorites At Reykjavik Open – Chess.com

Giri, Andreikin, Jobava Favorites At Reykjavik Open – Chess.com

Mar 11, 2017, 12:00 AM 3,419 Reads 6 Comments Chess event coverage This year’s Reykjavik Open will see three 2700 GMs in action: GMs Anish Giri, Dmitry Andreikin and Baadur Jobava. The annual open tournament in Iceland will be held April 19-27. Reykjavik as seen from the Hallgrímskirkja. After four years, GM Anish Giri returns to the Reykjavik, and […]