Iran's top chess player, Ehsan Ghaem Maghami, was expelled from an international chess
tournament Tuesday when he refused to play an Israeli--the first Iranian ever expelled from an international event for refusing to play an Israeli.
State television aired pictures of the dictator playing Russian Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the president of the international chess
Drawing upon his experience and expertise as an international chess
grandmaster, "Nunn's Chess Endings: Volume 2 has as its particular focus rook end games.
master James Rizzitano presents Play the Najdorf Sicilian, an advanced chess strategy guide to the Najdorf Sicilian tactic for Black-an aggressive maneuver that is not easily countered, but that can be counterattacked to deadly effect.
The remains of Bobby Fischer, the former international chess
champion who died in 2008, are to be exhumed to determine whether he is the father of a nine-year-old girl in the Philippines.
It happens in the context of a Cold War struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union, during which both countries wanted to win international chess
tournaments for propaganda purposes.
Azerbaijan is the Master of the International Chess
Federation in the 14 years age group, while Sagi Gover of India is second (2310) and Antonio Fiani of India is third (2107).
The show revolves around an international chess
match between an American, Frederick Trumper, and Russian Anatoly Sergievsky and the woman, Florence, who is first Trumper's lover and then Sergievsky's.
Kathmandu, May 10 -- Rijendra Rajbhandari won the unrated category of the Second Mumbai Mayors' Cup International Chess
Championship on Saturday.
Merchant Taylors' School in Crosby is behind the novel move, employing international chess
superstar Nigel Davies as a coach.
On Saturday, international chess
champion turned opposition leader Garry Kasparov sat in a Russian lockup after trying, unsuccessfully, to march on the historic square.
The 19-year-old died after falling from an eighth-floor window while staying in the Czech Republic, where she was taking part in an international chess