Sports

1-31-2005-9-58-39-AM-8862359

Historic Milestone for Women’s Chess in Lindsborg

Posted January 31, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

Last September, Susan Polgar had just accomplished another historic milestone in chess. Seven time World Champion Anatoly Karpov and four time champion Susan Polgar engaged in the Clash of the Titans – Battle of two World Champions in Lindsborg, Kansas.
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12-13-2004-10-42-41-AM-4937951

Nakamura Wins US Chess Championship

Posted December 13, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

Hot-shot favourite Hikaru Nakamura, the teenage ace from White Plains, NY, beat Alexander Stripunsky for the championship title and the $25,000 prize. He is now the youngest winner of the 159-year-old title since Bobby Fischer. Although he had broken every
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1-31-2005-9-57-53-AM-10427300

Historic Milestone for Women’s Chess in Lindsborg

Posted November 10, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

Last September, Susan Polgar had just accomplished another historic milestone in chess. Seven time World Champion Anatoly Karpov and four time champion Susan Polgar engaged in the Clash of the Titans – Battle of two World Champions in Lindsborg, Kansas.
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10-18-2004-11-37-43-AM-1557519

The Poker Craze

Posted October 18, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

I’m hooked. What started out as a mild curiosity, has for me, turned into a full fledged obsession. For years I’ve played chess, with a modicum of success. I actually won $4000 back in 1983. At a recent chess gathering,
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8-24-2004-9-48-23-AM-4550530

Fischer’s Pending Marriage?

Posted August 24, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

“I would not like to defend or justify Bobby Fischer. He is what he is. I am asking for only one thing. For mercy, charity. Put sanctions against me also. Arrest me. And put me in the same cell with
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7-14-2004-10-53-51-AM-9639489

Kasimdzhanov Wins 2004 World Chess Crown!

Posted July 14, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

In what has been truly a ground-breaking event, Rustam Kasimdzhanov of Uzbekistan (Central Asia) won the 2004 FIDE World Championship by defeating Michael Adams of England, 4?-3?. In a grueling month-long series of matches, the result represents a step toward
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7-12-2004-12-42-03-AM-4212701

Adams Levels World Chess Championship Match… Again

Posted July 12, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

England’s Michael Adams has again leveled the score of the 2004 World Chess Championship at 2.5 -2.5. Adams lost Game 4 as black on Friday, against Rustam Kasimdzhanov of Uzbekistan. With the score at 2.5 – 1.5 in favour of
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7-9-2004-1-14-42-AM-1695764

World Chess Championship Even After Game 3

Posted July 9, 2004 by E. "Doc" Smith

With the score standing at 0.5 – 1.5 in favor of Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Michael Adams of Great Britain has managed to level the contest for the 2004 World Chess Championship being held in Tripoli, Libya, at 1.5 – 1.5. Adams
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