Chess players struggle with idea of drug tests in push to join Olympics

...FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- If the world's leading chess federation gets its way, the game will...some players who call drug-testing in chess a logistical headache and a logical absurdity...is on the agenda Saturday at the U.S. Chess Federation's annual meeting here, which...

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Computer chess games provide worthy opponents

...Street": "If you want a friend, get a dog." Well, take it from me, if you want a chess buddy, buy a chess program for your PC. I'm a "patzer," a chess player who knows how to move the pieces fairly well but is forever doomed to mediocrity...

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Chess monk

...mind is filled with from his time as a chess teacher for Bobby Fischer -- the only American to ever hold the World Chess Champion title. Mr. Fischer's mother...lessons from Dr. Burger at the Manhattan Chess Club. Normally, consumption of food...

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Fugitive chess king captured in Japan

...bizarre end game, Bobby Fischer - the chess world's most eccentric star - was taken...by living abroad and being sheltered by chess devotees. It was not immediately clear...passport had been revoked," said Japan Chess Association member Miyoko Watai. "He...

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Athens, Ga., teens build community, life skills through chess

...Ga. - School-aged children and their chess boards taking over a downtown Athens pizzeria...night. But every third Friday, young chess masters meet at Little Italy to compete...a social worker, has long incorporated chess into his work with at-risk teens. The...

Chess whiz

...member of North Columbia Elementary School's chess team, and helped his team recently bring...player at Nationals," said North Columbia chess coach Wayne Warner. The blond, freckle-faced chess whiz, who is a bit small for his age, is...

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Chess a success at isle cafe

...and competition is keen Tuesday nights as chess players huddle over boards at Sugarbabies...Jacksonville to have a regular organized chess night open to the public, Sugarbabies...in and get dessert, people could play chess, study or listen to poetry," said owner...

Chess night attracts residents to coffeehouse

...Fletcher Comer and Gordon Smith get together with other chess enthusiasts for "chess night" and a cup of joe. It all started about eight...two decided to combine their favorite pastimes -- chess and hanging out at the coffee shop. They posted a...

Deep Blue beats Kasparov in final game of chess match

...Deep Blue on Sunday decisively beat world chess champion Garry Kasparov, the first time...an unprecedented 19 moves played. Some chess experts said Kasparov likely would have...president of the International Computer Chess Association. "This was an amazing victory...

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12-year-old will play in national chess tourney

...AIKEN --- When Tori Whatley had her first chess lesson, little did she know that five...South Carolina's top-finishing girl chess player and would represent the Palmetto...Championship last month. The South Carolina Chess Association agreed to send her to the Susan...