This edition of In Other News sees chess celebrated by professional athletes, YouTube stars, union workers, actors, and even Canadians! Join us on another tour of the major chess stories celebrated in popular media this month.
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The impossible turned out to be possible. For the first time in a decade Baden Baden did not win the German league a.k.a. Schachbundesliga. This season the team from Solingen emerged as the winner.
Photo: Guido Giotta courtesy of Schac... | Leggi tutto
For the first time since his retirement in 2005, Garry Kasparov will play chess against some of the best players on the planet.
The 13th world champion agreed to meet the top three finishers of the 2016 U.S. Championship in a blitz tourname... | Leggi tutto
Li Chao is the replacement for Sergey Karjakin at the Altibox Norway Chess tournament. The Chinese grandmaster is the current world number 15.
After Sergey Karjakin's withdrawal the organizers of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament quickly found... | Leggi tutto
What happens when a leading comedian hosts a talk show, invites a U.S. presidential candidate, and creates a panel comprising a female grandmaster and two imposters?
This month's "In Other News" once again covers the gamut of the weird, extraord... | Leggi tutto