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Friday 31 January 2014
The latest iteration in the mini-game 'Party' series has players compete against three friends in a series of bite-sized challenges
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Remington Chase and Stepan Martirosyan have twin convictions for cocaine trafficking and went by aliases
Friday 10 January 2014
What happened when our chess writer, Jon Speelman, auctioned himself for elephants?
Sunday 22 December 2013
Trivial Pursuit is our Christmas miracle, something that takes us back to a time when I was a toddler, the USSR was going strong, and Maggie Thatcher was at No. 10
Sunday 24 November 2013
Monday 11 November 2013
One has spent months working out in order to get in shape but is now feeding his brain with chocolate and cashew nuts. The other has brought his own chef, bodyguard and doctor, and has been preparing in the Gulf to get ready for the warmth of southern India.
Monday 29 July 2013
Percy Yip began teaching his daughter Carissa to play chess in 2010. After just one year, she could beat him. Two years later, the Massachusetts schoolgirl has just become the youngest female on record to reach the US Chess Federation’s (USCF) “expert” level. Carissa is nine years old.
Sunday 28 July 2013
To celebrate the launch of the Monopoly Cat token, a larger than life Monopoly Cat has arrived in London
Wednesday 10 July 2013
In-house tabloid offers tips on board games, haikus and a letter from the Yamaguchi-gumi outfit’s godfather
Wednesday 26 June 2013
There's been plenty of movement in the last 80 years between Old Kent Road and Mayfair
Sunday 09 June 2013
He forced both Fischer and Spassky down by the shoulders and told them, 'Play chess now!'
Monday 25 March 2013
Contestants who did caused a scandal in the 1950s and cheating has just been uncovered at Harvard. But perhaps we shouldn’t be so quick to judge
Monday 25 March 2013
A clever, if necessarily limited, mix of gameplay styles
Thursday 21 March 2013
Once famously described in the press as one of this country's hidden chess assets, Adrian Hollis spent a long and distinguished academic career as a Classics Tutor and Fellow of Keble College, Oxford. There, amid research focussed largely on Hellenistic and Roman poetry, he bestrode the often narrow confines of his art with consummate ease.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
... but do the young Norwegian's performances match the pyrotechnics of the pop star's sell-out gigs? Tom Peck tiptoed into the arena to watch
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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