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Augusta Prep student takes top STAR honors in Columbia County

...the STAR program strives to honor."Burns, 17, runs track and cross country at Augusta Prep, is an active member of the Chess Club and helped the school math team earn a state championship last spring. He was selected for the Governors Honors program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-12/augusta-prep-student-take
Jeff Gordon captures pole for his final Daytona 500

...for the 500."Definitely huge for many reasons," Gordon said. "This format is crazy and chaotic. ... Now you play the chess match, the time game."Gordon and Johnson now have their spots locked into the Daytona 500. The rest of the 43-car field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-15/jeff-gordon-captures-pole-
Carmen Bennitt

...Preparatory in its first year, co-chairman of the Community Concert, which was the precursor of the present Augusta Opera, Master chess player, 3rd rank, co-chairman with Mrs. Dwight Eisenhower of TB Christmas Seal 1962, Georgia Chairman of American Host...

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Greenbrier sweeps county swimming championships

...and Michael Maher, Dallin Tippett, Andrew Hogue and Brennan Day bested the Knights squad to secure the upset."We played a chess match and tried to make the right moves, like that relay," Schlegel said. "I looked at the four different relays, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-01-22/greenbrier-sweeps-cou
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-09/athens-ga-teens-build-communi
Former child podigy Magnus Carlsen new chess world champion

NEW DELHI - The world of chess has a new king, and it's a 22-year-old...Magnus Carlsen, of Norway, won the chess world championship Friday, becoming the...referred to as the "Justin Bieber of chess" ? can fulfill an even bigger hope among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-11-22/former-child-podigy-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/11/biz_318180.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/18/tec_250609.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/25/ent_224787.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/17/ent_422388.shtml
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