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‘Queen of Chess’ abandons Gibraltar match to protest pairing

Madrid (AP) — The world's top female chess player gave up her last game to protest being paired against mostly female players at a...

Norwegian defeats Russian at World Chess Championship

New York (AP) — Two-time world chess champion Magnus Carlsen won his third title on Wednesday, defeating Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin after three weeks...

Norwegian, Russian to square off in World Chess Championship

New York (AP) — The defending world champion is a 25-year-old Norwegian who's been named one of the world's sexiest men. Magnus Carlsen is tops...

Chess for leisure on beach

While tourists come to Thailand from around the world, chess is a language that unites those playing on Pattaya Beach. In addition to swimming,...

Top Seeds Headed for Photo Finish at Thai Chess Open

The three top seeds at the 2011 Thai Chess Open in Pattaya are tied for the lead with just one round to play, setting...

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