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CHESS

Clearing House Electronic Subregister System

An electronic system that settles transactions made on the Australian Securities Exchange. Under Australian corporate law, all equity securities must be held and settled through CHESS. It is operated by the ASX Settlement and Transfer Corporation Pty Limited.
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This innovative, interactive family exhibit brings the game of chess to life and provides an engaging introduction to individual chess pieces and game strategy.
The Grand Chess Tour is an affiliation between the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (Sinquefield Cup), Tower AS (Norway Chess) and Chess Promotions Ltd.
Mind you, this game is new to the market: as such, it holds great potential and invites conventional chess gamers to ramp up their skills with something different.
Chess has been credited with boosting children's concentration and thinking skills - and teaching the art of good manners.
On Friday, Stallings was in his element as he demonstrated checkmate strategies to a group of advanced students at his chess camp.
There are approximately 500 million amateur and pro chess players worldwide.
The two players appear gargantuan, with oversize muscles that are almost grotesque--especially for the mental challenges of chess.
The Queen Tower presides over the chessboard zone, with its ranks of concrete tables inlaid with black and white tiles, and also acts as sentinel and symbol for the Glendale Chess Club.
For the supposed crime of playing chess in defiance of a UN embargo, Fischer faces the prospect of 10 years in prison, a sizeable fine, and forfeiture of $3 million in prize money earned by defeating Spassky for a second time.
Alder and about a dozen children and adults have been meeting every Sunday since June at Maurie Jacobs Park in Eugene for drop-in chess - like pick-up basketball for chess aficionados.
Built for 64-bit computing, Crafty has grown from a simple PC-based computer chess program to one that runs on all known general-purpose platforms.
A giant chessboard, complete with chess pieces, was set up at Middlesbrough's Captain Cook Square to launch the 8th Middlesbrough Weekend Chess Congress.