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Stories with subject: Chess
  • Amid turmoil, chess helps Ferguson kids cope, excel story has photos
    Updated: May-24-16 7:53 pm

    ST. LOUIS - Ten-year-old Tyson Stegall stared intently at the chess board as his opponent, grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez, pondered a move. The fourth-grader gave a little grimace, then a smile, when Ramirez finished him off with a checkmate.

  • 89-year-old finds his check mates with students 
    Updated: May-16-16 5:01 am

    LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Desperate for a competitor, Bill Nangle posted a cardboard sign reading "Anybody want to play chess?" on the door to his nursing home room.

  • Frederick woman wins US chess championship 
    Updated: May-07-16 9:01 am

    FREDERICK, Maryland - Nazi Paikidze planned every day of her trip to Missouri for the U.S. Women's Chess Championship.