Jana Novotna: Duchess of Kent says Wimbledon "will not be the same"

Wimbledon "will not be the same" without former champion Jana Novotna who died at the age of 49, according to the Duchess of Kent.

21 Nov 2017 01:45

Jana Novotna cries after losing 1993 Wimbledon final

Watch Jana Novotna cry on the Duchess of Kent's shoulders after surrendering a commanding lead to slump to defeat by Steffi Graf in the Wimbledon women's singles final of 1993.

20 Nov 2017 11:53

Duchess of Cambridge seeks tennis tips for Prince George

The Duchess of Cambridge, a big tennis fan, says her four-year-old "only wants to whack the ball".

02 Nov 2017 07:25

Chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen: 'Bobby Fischer is my dream opponent'

'The Silk Road: Past, Present, Future' travels east to west along this ancient trade route, exploring how traditional culture, arts, and trade have developed in the 21st century. This month we profile Scandinavia. (CNN)Magnus Carlsen is used to breaking ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Carlsen Wins Grand Chess Tour

The world chess champion Magnus Carlsen won the Grand Chess Tour, a three tournaments bonanza played in Norway, the USA and England, and involving the world's best players. It was loosely based on the $1,2 million 1988-1989 Chess World Cup, a series of six ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08

A&E matron: It's like the most complex chess game ever

Winter is the most difficult time of year for the NHS. As part of the BBC's NHS Winter series, front-line staff explain what life is like. Here A&E matron Jackie Thompson speaks about why managing her department is like a game of chess and how the common ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Chess Telecom secures £50 million investment for acquisitions

Chess Telecom has secured a £50 million investment from Barclays to support its future acquisitions. The distributor will plan to use the investment to refinance existing facilities and fund future acquisition activities alongside a new management ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Dmark retain chess league crown - New Vision

New VisionDmark retain chess league crownNew VisionDmark Chess Club have won the 2015 National Chess League with a total of 82 points after beating Ndejje Slayers Chess Club 5 - 0 in the last game played at Hotel Africana. This is the fourth straight title that Dmark have claimed after they won the ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Big Applesauce: Manhattan wins first chess league crown

From its earliest days of American chess, New York City — and, in particular, the island of Manhattan — has been the center of gravity for American chess. Paul Morphy, an unknown from faraway New Orleans, traveled to Gotham in 1857 to win the first ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Chess players parley in Whatcom County

The Bellingham Chess and Coffee Meetup group recently announced its new Sunday afternoon chess playing gatherings at Haggen’s Barkley Market Street Café, 2900 Woburn St. We hope to grow the chess group through word-of-mouth and recommendations.

24 Dec 2015 09:08

DAVID R. SANDS: Big Applesauce: Manhattan wins first chess league crown - Washington Times

Washington TimesDAVID R. SANDS: Big Applesauce: Manhattan wins first chess league crownWashington TimesPaul Morphy, an unknown from faraway New Orleans, traveled to Gotham in 1857 to win the first American Chess Congress in 1857, launching his fabled career. Brooklyn-born Bobby Fischer was just one of many who made the pilgrimage to the Marshall ...and more »

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Chess players parley in Whatcom County - The Bellingham Herald (blog)

The Bellingham Herald (blog)Chess players parley in Whatcom CountyThe Bellingham Herald (blog)Students in kindergarten through 12th grade competed in the 2012 International Chess Jam, held by Northwest Washington Scholastic Chess in Ferndale. The event is one of several opportunities in Whatcom County for chess players. GINA COLE Courtesy to ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Deadline approaches for chess camp in CL - Northwest Herald

Deadline approaches for chess camp in CLNorthwest HeraldThere also will be a chess competition with prizes. Each camper will take home a chess set. The cost is $125 for Crystal Lake Park District residents and $135 for nonresidents. Campers should bring their own snacks. Registration can be completed online ...and more »

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Chess funds acquisition drive with £50m Barclays boost

Chess Telecom has secured a £50m cash injection to bolster its acquisition strategy. The unified comms dealer will use a finance facility from Barclays to drive future takeover plans as well as kick start a management incentive scheme. Describing this ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Pupil draws with Zuma in chess match despite three long taxi trips - News24

News24Pupil draws with Zuma in chess match despite three long taxi tripsNews24Gwabeni, who is visually impaired, boarded three taxis from Mabopane to Nkandla to flaunt his skills at the Jacob G. Zuma Chess Tournament. “I had first to take a taxi from Mabopane to Pretoria, then another from Pretoria to Johannesburg and lastly ...and more »

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Helping the Singapore Chess Federation move forward

Peter Long is Executive Director at the Kasparov Chess Foundation Asia-Pacific which advocates the use of chess in education and facilitates regional chess development. He can be contacted at peterlong@aol.asia and Twitter @PeterCBLong. DECEMBER 24 ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Magnus Carlsen facing tough task against strong opposition at Qatar Open - The Guardian

The GuardianMagnus Carlsen facing tough task against strong opposition at Qatar OpenThe Guardian3422: Where must the missing black king be placed for it to be checkmate in one move? Harder than it looks. Leonard Barden. Wednesday 23 December 2015 11.54 EST Last modified on Wednesday 23 December 2015 11.55 EST. Share on Facebook ...Giri, Carlsen share lead at Qatar Masters Open Peninsula On-lineall 7 news articles »

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Russian Chess Federation dismisses media reports on President's connection with IS - TASS

TASSRussian Chess Federation dismisses media reports on President's connection with ISTASSMOSCOW , December 23. /TASS/. Russian Chess Federation has expressed concern over the reports in Turkish mass media on the ostensible operations of the federation President, Andrei Filatov, a press release issued by the organization said. A number of ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08

On Chess: Your Move Chess program stimulates minds of youth - St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis Public RadioOn Chess: Your Move Chess program stimulates minds of youthSt. Louis Public RadioThe intense concentration of Erica, a fifth-grader at Walnut Grove Elementary School in Ferguson, was apparent as she played chess against one of the best in the world. This fall, chess grandmasters visited Walnut Grove and Vogt elementary schools ...and more »

24 Dec 2015 09:08

Millburn area chess teams vie for a trophy

A consortium of six chess teams from local elementary schools continue their monthly tournaments for the C.H.E.S.S. League. On select Wednesdays, players from the township’s five elementary schools – Deerfield, Glenwood, Hartshorn, South Mountain, and ...

24 Dec 2015 09:08