Boris Spassky

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Name: Boris Spassky
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Star power in two TIFF premieres

Tags: benicio del toro, Escobar: Paradise Lost, josh hutcherson, Liev Schreiber, Pawn Sacrifice, sean leathong, tiff, tobey maguire, toronto international film festivalBenicio del Toro and Josh Hutcherson were at the premiere to ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ ... [Published CHCH.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Battles of the mind

American chess genius Bobby Fischer and Soviet champion Boris Spassky are on stage in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1972, but they are fighting several battles. The most obvious one is their tussle for the title of World Champion. Then there is the Cold War, ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Checkmate: Tobey Maguire's Chess Drama ‘Pawn Sacrifice’ Heads to Bleecker Street

Toronto 2014: Andrew Karpen's new distribution company has made its first buy at the festivalAndrew Karpen's Bleecker Street has made its first move at the Toronto International Film Festival, picking up Ed Zwick ‘s chess drama “Pawn Sacrifice,” which ... [Published The Wrap - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Chess, Gail Katz, Ed Zwick
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Tobey Maguire brings Kanye swagger to film fest

TORONTO - It's grin-inducing, in a good way.There is a moment in Tobey Maguire's new Bobby Fischer chess drama Pawn Sacrifice where his character declares his greatness, his overwhelming superiority to all others so emphatically you'd think he was channeling ... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Tobey Maguire nails chess legend Bobby Fischer in ‘Pawn Sacrifice’

It’s sort of amazing that it’s taken so long for Hollywood to get around to dramatizing a fascinatingly bizarre event that riveted the world’s attention in 1972 between the Watergate break-in and the Munich Olympics massacre — the world chess championship ... [Published New York Post - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto, Day Four: Pop Stars, Chess Prodigies, And Battling Science

Minnie Driver and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a pop star and her controlling mother in Beyond The Lights . Suzanne Tenner/TIFF hide captioni toggle caption Suzanne Tenner/TIFFBeyond The Lights: Gina Prince-Bythewood wrote and directed the terrific 2000 romance ... [Published NPR - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Battling biographies head to Toronto to win awards season hearts

Jon Stewart Photo: CFPAs a first-time film director, television comedian Jon Stewart pleads ignorance about the workings of the movie industry.But as he heads to the Toronto International Film Festival this week, he shares many of the feelings of more ... [Published Global Times - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Oh Canada: We Do Love Your Film Festival

Without a doubt, something extraordinary will happen in the next 10 days; we just know it. The moveable feast that is the Toronto International Film Festival is serving up 393 films on 28 screens this year, 240 of which are world or North American premieres ... [Published Boise Weekly - Sep 03 2014]
Entities: Toronto, Al Pacino, Canada
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Battling biographies head to Toronto to win awards season hearts

By Mary MillikenLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As a first-time film director, television comedian Jon Stewart pleads ignorance about the workings of the movie industry.But as he heads to the Toronto International Film Festival this week, he shares many of the ... [Published Town Hall - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Almanac: Monday, September 1, 2014

Weather HistoryOn September 1 in1715 Following a reign of 72 years, King Louis XIV of France died four days before his 77th birthday.1878 A woman was employed for the first time as a telephone operator, supposedly because the male operators were rude ... [Published Anniston Star - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

History for September 1

History for September 1 - On-This-Day.com Engelbert Humperdinck 1854 - German composer, his name was borrowed by singer Arnold Dorsey, Edgar Rice Burroughs 1875 - Writer (Tarzan of the Apes) George Maharis 1928 - Actor (Route 66, Return to Fantasy ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Check Mate

Chess is a game with a history spanning 2000 years.  It has been very popular in Europe for centuries, and has a solid following in North America.  The game has never been more popular than it was during the early seventies, as Bobby Fischer won the International ... [Published CKNXam920 - Aug 30 2014]

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Battles of the mind [Published Business Standard India - Sep 12 2014]
Review: Despite Tobey Maguire and Liev Schreibe... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 12 2014]
Star power in two TIFF premieres [Published CHCH.com - Sep 12 2014]
Schreiber and Maguire on the red carpet [Published CHCH.com - Sep 12 2014]
Checkmate: Tobey Maguire's Chess Drama ‘Pawn Sa... [Published The Wrap - Sep 11 2014]
Toronto: Bleecker Street Makes First Big Deal ... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 11 2014]
Tobey Maguire and Edward Zwick on Bringing Ches... [Published The Wrap - Sep 10 2014]
Tobey Maguire nails chess legend Bobby Fischer ... [Published New York Post - Sep 09 2014]
Tobey Maguire brings Kanye swagger to film fest [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Sep 08 2014]
Toronto, Day Four: Pop Stars, Chess Prodigies, ... [Published NPR - Sep 08 2014]
Toronto Hot Film Acquisition Titles: Will Selle... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 05 2014]
Battling biographies head to Toronto to win awa... [Published Global Times - Sep 03 2014]
Oh Canada: We Do Love Your Film Festival [Published Boise Weekly - Sep 03 2014]
The Most Compelling Athlete In America Right No... [Published Deadspin - Sep 02 2014]
Battling biographies head to Toronto to win awa... [Published Town Hall - Sep 02 2014]
UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 [Published UPI - Sep 01 2014]
Almanac: Monday, September 1, 2014 [Published Anniston Star - Sep 01 2014]
History for September 1 [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 01 2014]
This Week in Boomer History: Little Rock 9 … ‘F... [Published AARP Bulletin Today - Aug 31 2014]
Check Mate [Published CKNXam920 - Aug 30 2014]
Chess (#1110) [Published Business Standard India - Aug 22 2014]
Ukraine just a sideshow to the big chess battle [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 15 2014]
Chess and politics collide once more in Kasparo... [Published Conversation UK - Aug 13 2014]
Like Bobby Fischer, Ilonggo jurist springs back... [Published The Daily Guardian - Aug 11 2014]
Pune to host the World Junior Chess Championshi... [Published India Infoline - Aug 11 2014]
Kasparov vies for chess throne against Putin-al... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 09 2014]
Pune to host 2014 World Junior Chess Championship [Published Mangalorean - Aug 09 2014]
World junior chess to be held in October in Pune [Published Business Standard India - Aug 09 2014]
History for January 30 - On-This-Day.com [Published MuskegonPundit - Jan 30 2014]
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History for September 1 [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 01 2014]
History for September 1 - On-This-Day.com Engelbert Humperdinck 1854 - German composer, his name was borrowed by singer Arnold Dorsey, Edgar Rice Burroughs 1875 - Writer (Tarzan of the Apes) George Maharis 1928 - Actor (Route 66, Return to Fantasy ...
History for January 30 - On-This-Day.com [Published MuskegonPundit - Jan 30 2014]
History for January 30 - On-This-Day.com Birth anniversary of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945).Happy Birthday!  Dick Cheney, Gene Hackman, Boris Spassky 1862 - The  U.S.  Navy's first ironclad warship, the "Monitor", was launched.  1894 - C.B. ...
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