Chess victory is ticket out of shelter for 8-year-old boy

U.S. 03/19/19, 13:29

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 ...

Norway’s Carlsen beats Caruana to defend chess world title

Sports 11/28/18, 13:41

Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen has defended his chess world championship title by beating American challenger Fabiano Caruana 3-0 in rapid tiebreaker games.After their three-week match ended in 12 draws, Carlsen wrapped up the victory quickly Wednesday with three straight wins ...

Chess world title match comes to down rapid tiebreakers

Europe 11/27/18, 14:24

After more than 50 hours of play over nearly three weeks, the chess world championship title will be decided by speedy tiebreaker games.Italian-American challenger Fabiano Caruana plays reigning chess world champion Magnus Carlsen, left, from Norway, in the first few ...

Russian ex-deputy premier elected chess federation chief

Europe 10/03/18, 12:41

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 ...

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