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British fighter among the top contenders to fight American
And that man Godfrey Bloom protested that women were sometimes given preferential treatment in the workplace
Over 4,000 pilots were involved a one-tenth speed space battle for precious - virtual - resources
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.
Ricardo Woods, 35, was found guilty of fatally shooting David Chandler in Cincinnati in October 2010
A clever, if necessarily limited, mix of gameplay styles
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.
... 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
There are not many artists who reignite their careers in their ninth decade, but the Pittsburgh-born pianist Ahmad Jamal, who comes to London's Barbican on 8 February, is really on a roll, at 82. The knockout title track from his latest album, Blue Moon, has been nominated for a Grammy and his London performance will be a showcase for the disc
I get the same warm glow from competitive board games that I hear others get from carol singing
After all but vanishing from schools, the game is undergoing a revival thanks to its problem-solving skills
A gifted young English chess player was physically assaulted and his family subjected to Islamophobic abuse by other parents during a recent competition in Austria, his father claims.
When he arrived illegally in France from Bangladesh aged seven, Fahim Mohammad was just another pawn in the great game of emigration and asylum-seeking.
From wooden pirates to brass chess pieces and Morph
A study which sets out to trace the orgins of jihadi violence in the Indian subcontinent is ambitious, but flawed.