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...

Davis takes oath as new Augusta mayor

...city's 50-plus recreation facilities and parks should be examined "in a holistic fashion" and as "life centers," not "chess pieces on the budget board."After the speech, jazz singer Niki Harris with Karen Gordon, Travis Shaw and Edwin Hamilton...

Investigation finds employees wasting time on the job

...Harlan, of Augusta, thanking me for my humorous column and a very old hand-typed booklet about the Goat Man, Charles "Chess" McCartney, with photos. The title was "Guts & Goats." SOMETIMES I JUST CAN'T: William "Bill" Wells e-mailed to...

Mixed martial arts techniques helping some top pass rushers in the NFL

...The pass rusher uses both hands to swipe away the punch to his chest and throw the tackle off-balance."It's like a chess match. You've got to be patient," Ware said. "Because if you beat him just three times and have three sacks in that game...

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...

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...

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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