Boris Spassky

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Name: Boris Spassky
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tigran Tigran

Tigran Petrosian seized the world championship from Mikhail Botvinnik in 1963, defended the title against Boris Spassky in 1966 and only relinquished it against the same dangerous opponent three years later. In individual play he defeated every other ... [Published Spectator - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Dark Horses hold off Raiders

It was like a chess match for the ages, with only Boris Spassky missing. Clinton and Midway kept fans on the edge of their seats for 80 minutes. No one could say “checkmate” until the zeros showed up on the clock.The Clinton Dark Horses made the trip ... [Published Sampson Independent - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Move over poker – Millionaire's Chess offers high stakes in Vegas

The chips are down. chasblackman , CC BY-SAThis October, the Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas is hosting a chess tournament with the largest prize fund in the game’s history. The competition is unambiguously called Millionaire Chess . More than 500 ... [Published Conversation UK - Oct 09 2014]
Entities: Chess, Bobby Fischer, Poker
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

10/6/2014: Sport: QUICK FACTS

India has hosted the World Junior Championship thrice (2002, 2004, 2011) but only one Indian, P Harikrishna, has won the title at home in 2004. Only four junior world champions have gone on to win the seniors title – three Russians, Boris Spassky,... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bobby Fischer's Winning Streaks: 1963 to 1965

1962 was a disappointing year for 19-year old Bobby Fischer. In the Candidates tournament in Curacao he failed to qualify for the World Champion match against Mikhail Botvinnik, finishing fourth behind Tigran Petrosian, Paul Keres, and Efim Geller. What ... [Published ChessBase - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

TIFF 2014: How Chris Rock, New Distribution Blood Fueled Film Deals

As the final acquisition deals roll in on Toronto’s 2014 film festival movies, a couple of overriding themes emerged that bode well for the appetite for indie fare and have sellers smacking their lips for AFM, Sundance, Berlin and beyond. In a fest where ... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 21 2014]
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

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]

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