Boris Spassky

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Name: Boris Spassky
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine just a sideshow to the big chess battle

Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov rarely tasted defeat in his playing career. But in an election for the presidency of the World Chess Federation, the game’s governing body, Kasparov received a stinging rebuke this week in his effort to unseat ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Chess and politics collide once more in Kasparov's failed presidential bid

Check, but not mate. Leszek Szymanski/EPAGarry Kasparov’s unsuccessful campaign for the presidency of chess’ governing body, the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE), has once again seen chess became an arena for political and ideological quarrels. ... [Published Conversation UK - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Like Bobby Fischer, Ilonggo jurist springs back to life

August 12,2014 01:58 AMBy: Alex P. Vidal“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” – Leonardo da VinciIT’S not yet over until the fat lady sings, ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

World junior chess to be held in October in Pune

The World Junior Chess Championship, the first stepping stone to future glory, is scheduled from October 5-20 in Pune.A total of 250 players from 65 countries, including 30 which have confirmed their entries till date ahead of the September 5 deadline, ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Kasparov vies for chess throne against Putin-allied 'alien abductee' (AFP)

AFP Kasparov vies for chess throne against Putin-allied 'alien abductee'Oslo (AFP) - Legendary former chess champion Garry Kasparov will on Monday attempt to seize the sport's top job from a man who claims he was abducted by aliens and is accused of ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Use the Rule of Reciprocity to Gather AUM

Advisor Perspectives welcomes guest contributions. The views presented here do not necessarily represent those of Advisor Perspectives.Advisors seeking to convert prospects into clients commonly overlook the rule of reciprocity. The rule states that a ... [Published Advisor Perspectives - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Liev Schreiber Is a Bit Nicer Than Ray Donovan

In the movies, Liev Schreiber has played everything from Sabretooth in X-Men Origins: Wolverine to President Lyndon Johnson in The Butler , a Jewish Resistance fighter in Defiance , and Cotton Weary in Scream 1 , 2 and 3 . On Broadway, he won a Tony ... [Published Made Man - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Major directors head to Toronto

New movies from veteran directors such as Jason Reitman, Noah Baumbach and Shawn Levy will make their world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival when it kicks off in September.Highlighting the lineup are world premieres of Reitman's "Men, ... [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

On Chess: Hall Of Fame Exhibit Peeks Inside The Complex Mind Of Bobby Fischer

The name Bobby Fischer is synonymous with outstanding intellect, intimidating competitiveness and intense focus.  His is a uniquely American success story that nearly everyone has heard - even if they can’t tell a rook from a bishop.So what makes Fischer ... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto film fest unveils premieres

Noah Baumbach's While We're Young and Ed Zwick's Pawn Sacrifice will be among the world premieres at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders.The festival on Tuesday ... [Published Global Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

TIFF's first announcement lacking sparkle

The Toronto International Film Festival released its first volley today, a slate of Gala films and Special Presentations slotted for this year’s fest that mixes Hollywood and international art house fare from directors such as David Cronenberg, Jason ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

SAYYAH, Michael A.

in New York. Affectionately known by many as Uncle Mike, he led a very colorful life. As an accomplished chess player, he was former president of ProChess and friends with Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky. Mike’s other passion was music. He enjoyed both ... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Jul 19 2014]

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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]
Use the Rule of Reciprocity to Gather AUM [Published Advisor Perspectives - Aug 05 2014]
Liev Schreiber Is a Bit Nicer Than Ray Donovan [Published Made Man - Jul 28 2014]
Major directors head to Toronto [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 26 2014]
On Chess: Hall Of Fame Exhibit Peeks Inside The... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Jul 24 2014]
Toronto film fest unveils premieres [Published Global Times - Jul 23 2014]
TIFF's first announcement lacking sparkle [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 22 2014]
TIFF gives first glimpse of this year’s films a... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 22 2014]
Toronto 2014: Reitman, Baumbach and Rock to pre... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 22 2014]
Julianne Moore, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Chasta... [Published The Wrap - Jul 22 2014]
SAYYAH, Michael A. [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Jul 19 2014]
Iceland: Quirky capital a gem in the offseason [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 14 2014]
Gerard Benson: Award-winning writer and teacher... [Published The Independent - Jun 01 2014]
History for January 30 - On-This-Day.com [Published MuskegonPundit - Jan 30 2014]
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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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