The week’s honorable mentions.
The talented girl began playing just three years ago
Former mayor Loris Cereda has the doubtful honor of becoming the first person to be kicked out of the Italian Chess Federation.
This isn’t the beer pong world championships – distractions during a championship chess game are surely unwarranted. An opponent across the table sporting a low-cut top could cause even the most expert chessman to focus on …
Never has “King to E4” sounded so dramatic.
Today’s links feature “worldly” affairs.
Chess champion Bobby Fischer’s remains were exhumed and reburied, as DNA samples were taken for paternity tests. The test results could mean a check mate in an inheritance dispute for Fischer’s estate.
If it were an opening gambit in chess, it would certainly be bold: the remains of chess champion Bobby Fischer are to be exhumed in order to settle a paternity claim, an Icelandic court has ruled.