Chess

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour watches as Hurricanes' Jordan Martinook (48) takes the ice against the Washington Capitals during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, April 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
April 20, 2019 - 12:21 am
Rod Brind'Amour does not think what he is doing is anything special. Brind'Amour not only has the Carolina Hurricanes in the playoffs in his first season as coach but has made the necessary adjustments to tie their series against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals at two games...
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report that includes written answers from President Donald Trump as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
April 18, 2019 - 1:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller's 448-page investigative report into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election includes 23 unredacted pages of Mueller's written questions and Donald Trump's written responses, the only direct exchange between the special counsel's office...
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In this photo taken Sunday, March 10, 2019 in Saratoga, N.Y., 8-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi poses with his trophy after winning the New York State Scholastic Championships tournament for kindergarten through third grade. The victory will be his family's ticket out of a homeless shelter. Tani and his family have lived in a New York City shelter since fleeing Nigeria in 2017. (Russell Makofsky via AP)
March 19, 2019 - 11:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An 8-year-old boy's victory as New York state chess champion will be his family's ticket out of a homeless shelter. The New York Times reported that Tani Adewumi (TAH'-nee ah-deh-WOO'-mee) won the state chess title for his age group this month even though he learned to play only...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo, a banner depicting the Chevrolet Cruze model vehicle is displayed at the General Motors' Lordstown plant, in Lordstown, Ohio. GM employees in Lordstown and other factories in Michigan and Maryland that are targeted to close within a year say moving will force them to leave behind relatives, even their children, in some cases. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
March 03, 2019 - 6:04 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of workers at four General Motors plants slated to close by January are facing a painful choice: Take the company's offer to work at another factory — possibly hundreds of miles away — even if that means leaving behind their families, their homes and everything they've...
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Reigning chess world champion, Norway's Magnus Carlsen, makes a move whilst playing against Italian-American Fabiano Caruana at the final day of the World chess Championship in London, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 28, 2018 - 11:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen defended his chess world championship title by beating American challenger Fabiano Caruana 3-0 in rapid tiebreaker games on Wednesday. After their three-week match ended in 12 draws, Carlsen wrapped up the victory quickly with three straight wins...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 25, 2018 file photo, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich attends a news conference on environmental and economic impact of the WC2018 in Moscow, Russia. The World Chess Federation says it has elected a former Russian government official as its new president. FIDE says that Arkady Dvorkovich has been elected to the job at its General Assembly in Batumi, Georgia. He is an avid chess player himself and he has promised to “take FIDE up to the highest standards of professionalism, efficiency and transparency.” (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
October 03, 2018 - 9:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The World Chess Federation says it has elected a former Russian government official as its new president. FIDE said that Arkady Dvorkovich was elected to the job Wednesday at its general assembly in Georgia. The 46-year-old Dvorkovich served more than six years as Russia's deputy...
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August 10, 2018 - 10:04 am
LONDON (AP) — A 9-year-old India-born chess prodigy whose fight to stay in Britain drew international attention can remain in the country, the U.K. government said Friday. Shreyas Royal, who came to Britain with his family when he was 3 years old, has competed internationally and came fourth in the...
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