Boris Spassky

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Name: Boris Spassky
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Iceland: Quirky capital a gem in the offseason

Ellen Creager soaks up some natural wonders and architecture under Reykjavik's midnight sun.Reykjavik's Blue Lagoon is laden with minerals and beneficial algae. Photo / ThinkstockIceland is the only country that gives you a bath before they send you ... [Published New Zealand Herald - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Genius from the Bike Factory

Albin Planinc in 1974: A tragic genius who played not just to win, but to win beautifully (credit: Anefo/Croes, R.C. )In a less cruel world we would this year have been marking the 70th birthday of one of the most original and mysterious chess talents ... [Published Standpoint Magazine - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wesley So’s goodbye

During the cold war, the Soviet Union dominated the field of chess.  Often, the world chess championship was a match between one Soviet player and another, like what happened in 1969 when compatriots Tigran Petrosian and Boris Spassky competed under the ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tribute to Tigran Petrosyan’s memory on his 85th birth anniversary

On the occasion of Chess Champion Tigran Petrosyan’s 85 th birthday anniversary, the Mayor of Yerevan, President of the Yerevan Chess Federation Taron Margaryan, Director of the Chess Academy Smbat Lputyan and a number of chess players and chess lovers ... [Published Public Radio of Armenia - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

On this day: OJ Simpson surrendered to police

National day of Iceland.1390: Elgin Cathedral burned by Wolf of Badenoch, Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan, son of Robert II.1567: Queen Mary was imprisoned in Lochleven Castle by the Council of Scotland.1579: Sir Francis Drake proclaimed England’s sovereignty ... [Published The Scotsman - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Having Fun with the King's Gambit

Dear Simon Williams, you just published two ChessBase DVDs about the King’s Gambit. When did you get first interested in this opening?My first recollection of the opening was when I came across it in a book by Raymond Keene. The book was to do with the ... [Published ChessBase - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Jun 08 2014 - Updated Jun 08 2014 - 1 reports

My Father, My Self: An Equation of Fact and Friction

An Equation of Love, Fact and FrictionCourtesy of Larry MayerTwo Generations: Essayist Larry Mayer with his Father Edmund Mayer, circa 1980.By Larry Mayer Published June 08, 2014, issue of June 13, 2014 . And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of ... [Published Forward - Jun 08 2014]
First reported Jun 01 2014 - Updated Jun 01 2014 - 1 reports

Gerard Benson: Award-winning writer and teacher who played a central role in the Poems on the Underground scheme

Best known as a prime mover of the iconic public arts scheme Poems on the Underground, the poet Gerard Benson was "discovered" in the Sixties as a member of The Barrow Poets, who performed everything from Shakespeare and Milton to limericks and risqué ... [Published The Independent - Jun 01 2014]
First reported Jan 30 2014 - Updated Jan 30 2014 - 1 reports

History for January 30 - On-This-Day.com

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. ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jan 30 2014]

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