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4D Chess: Trump Saves His Cache Of Classified Documents From FBI Confiscation By Labeling Them 'Epstein’s Client List'
 
08/11/2022 11:46:58 AM PDT · by Silentgypsy · 27 replies
Babylon Bee ^ | Aug 10, 2022 | BabylonBee.com
PALM BEACH, FL — Federal agents left empty-handed following a raid on Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. Sources say Trump cleverly hid his cache of classified documents in plain sight by labeling them "Epstein's Client List." "Hmm. Nothing to see here!" said Special Agent Cornelius Weatherdowel as he took note of the label on the suspicious-looking cache of files. "Almost thought these might be highly incriminating but I guess it's nothing!" "In fact, I don't see anything. What files?" Agents shouted that the room was clear and promptly evacuated the building.
 

Chess robot grabs and breaks finger of seven-year-old opponent
 
07/25/2022 6:20:28 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 49 replies
The Guardian ^ | Jul 24, 2022 | Luke Harding, Jon Henly
Played by humans, chess is a game of strategic thinking, calm concentration and patient intellectual endeavour. Violence does not usually come into it. The same, it seems, cannot always be said of machines. Last week, according to Russian media outlets, a chess-playing robot, apparently unsettled by the quick responses of a seven-year-old boy, unceremoniously grabbed and broke his finger during a match at the Moscow Open. “The robot broke the child’s finger,” Sergey Lazarev, president of the Moscow Chess Federation, told the TASS news agency after the incident, adding that the machine had played many previous exhibitions without upset. “This...
 

Chess-playing robot breaks 7-year-old's finger
 
07/25/2022 5:15:24 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 49 replies
FOX5NY ^ | 7/24/2022 | FOX 5 NY STAFF
A chess robot broke a 7-year-old boy's finger during a match in Russia last week. Video posted to social media of the incident shows the robot, which is playing three simultaneous matches against various opponents using a large mechanical arm, playing the young victim. The boy, reaches to move one of his pieces and the robot grabs his finger. The robot did not appear to make any severe twisting or other movements after grabbing the finger, however. Several adults rushed in soon after the incident and freed the boy's hand. "The robot broke the child’s finger," Sergey Lazarev, president of...
 

We Have a Challenger! || Now What ? :D (World Chess Championship) (Spoiler Alert)
 
07/03/2022 11:25:10 AM PDT · by texas booster · 16 replies
Agadmator's Chess Channel ^ | 07/03/2022 | agadmator
FIDE Candidates Tournament (chess24.com) 2022.07.031.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 a6 8.O-O-O Bd7 9.Nxc6 Bxc6 10.f3 h6 11.Bf4 d5 12.Qe1 Bb4 13.a3 Bxc3 14.Qxc3 O-O 15.Be5 Rc8 16.Bxf6 Qxf6 17.Qxf6 gxf6 18.exd5 Bxd5 19.Rd4 f5 20.Bd3 Bc6 21.Rd1 Kg7 22.Be2 Kf6 23.Rh4 Kg5 24.g3 Rfd8 25.Rhd4 Rxd4 26.Rxd4 e5 27.f4+ exf4 28.Rxf4 Be4 29.c3 Rd8 30.Bd1 Rd7 31.Bc2 Re7 32.Bd1 Rd7 33.Bc2 Re7 34.Bd1
 

A Russian chess champion opines on Putin: Garry Kasparov suggests that Putin is a lousy chess player
 
04/21/2022 7:13:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
American Thinker ^ | 04/21/2022 | Jon N. Hall
When a situation gets complicated, such as in Putin’s war on Ukraine, some analysts might observe that one side is playing chess while the other side is playing checkers. If one really wants to emphasize how outmatched one side is, an analyst might say that the other side is playing three-dimensional chess. Regular old two-dimensional chess is complicated enough, and when playing it at the grandmaster level can be labyrinthine.The game of chess is rather like war. For one thing, chess involves strategy and tactics. Given that, perhaps we can learn something about the war in Ukraine and its mastermind...
 

Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin banned from chess for 6 months over Ukraine stance
 
03/23/2022 3:38:12 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 18 replies
Chess24 ^ | 3/21/22 | Chess24
The Crimea-born Grandmaster, who switched from representing Ukraine to Russia in 2009, now faces being stripped of his place in the upcoming Candidates Tournament in June. The 6-month ban is due to run until Wednesday, September 21.
 

Could the Game of Chess Help Create Smarter STEM Students?
 
03/18/2022 7:45:25 AM PDT · by karpov · 29 replies
James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | March 18, 2022 | John Mac Ghlionn
Contrary to popular belief, the wars of tomorrow won’t be fought in the trenches. They’ll be fought in labs and lecture halls around the world. Powerful minds, rather than powerful machines, will prevail. And if powerful machines are to prevail, then powerful minds will be required to create such machines. China, the United States’ biggest rival, is busy creating a new generation of individuals with powerful minds. In fact, according to the Center for Security and Emerging Technology, a think tank dedicated to examining international security and emerging technologies, based at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, China is fast...
 

4D Chess: U.S.-Mexico Border Disguised As Ukrainian Border So Democrats Will Defend It
 
03/03/2022 3:17:49 PM PST · by DFG · 5 replies
Babylon Bee ^ | 03/03/2022 | Babylon Bee
EL PASO, TX—In a last-ditch effort to get Democrats to start caring about border security, the Texas government has disguised their southern border as the border between Ukraine and Russia. "Oh please, won't someone please help us?" said Texas Governor Greg Abbot while hoisting blue and yellow flags all along the border fence. "Putin's forces have encircled us from the south and are entering our country uninhibited!" Having fallen for the clever ruse, WEF Chairman Klaus Schwab called his pal George Soros and ordered him to assemble the dark united forces of media, corporations, and the Illuminati and unite the...
 

Russia and Belarus banned from holding world chess events, Karjakin to face ethics case
 
02/28/2022 10:21:26 PM PST · by libh8er · 16 replies
Chess24 ^ | 2.27.2022
Russia, the biggest superpower in chess, has been effectively banned from the game it considers its own, alongside its neighbour Belarus. FIDE, the world governing body of chess, took the momentous step to take action against both countries at an emergency meeting of its FIDE Council held today. It follows the international outcry over Russia's invasion of Ukraine which FIDE responded to initially by stripped Moscow of the 190-nation Chess Olympiad, which was due to take place in July. The new measures FIDE agreed were: Russia and Belarus banned from holding official FIDE chess competitions and events Russian and Belarusian...
 

4D Chess: Truckers Loot Nike Stores, Burn Some Cop Cars So GoFundMe Will Reinstate Them
 
02/07/2022 12:03:05 PM PST · by BBQToadRibs2 · 4 replies
The Babylon Bee ^ | February 5th, 2022 | Babylon Bee
OTTAWA—Truckers taking part in the Freedom Convoy have had their GoFundMe page reinstated after employing a clever tactic: burning cop cars, trashing minority neighborhoods, and looting Nike Stores to trick GoFundMe into allowing them back on the platform. Smart! "Er -- racial justice or whatever, eh?!" shouted one trucker disguised in a bandana, holding a fist of justice into the air. "We're fightin' for them, you know, them black folks and what-not, I tell you what, eh? "All cops must die!" he added, before quickly adding, "Sorry." After seeing the police cars burning throughout Ottawa, the smoke rising from black...
 

4D Chess: Truckers Loot Nike Stores, Burn Some Cop Cars So GoFundMe Will Reinstate Them
 
02/07/2022 12:03:05 PM PST · by BBQToadRibs2 · 4 replies
The Babylon Bee ^ | February 5th, 2022 | Babylon Bee
OTTAWA—Truckers taking part in the Freedom Convoy have had their GoFundMe page reinstated after employing a clever tactic: burning cop cars, trashing minority neighborhoods, and looting Nike Stores to trick GoFundMe into allowing them back on the platform. Smart! "Er -- racial justice or whatever, eh?!" shouted one trucker disguised in a bandana, holding a fist of justice into the air. "We're fightin' for them, you know, them black folks and what-not, I tell you what, eh? "All cops must die!" he added, before quickly adding, "Sorry." After seeing the police cars burning throughout Ottawa, the smoke rising from black...
 

4D Chess: Truckers Loot Nike Stores, Burn Some Cop Cars So GoFundMe Will Reinstate Them
 
02/05/2022 4:10:53 PM PST · by DFG · 22 replies
Babylon Bee ^ | 02/05/2022 | Babylon Bee
OTTAWA—Truckers taking part in the Freedom Convoy have had their GoFundMe page reinstated after employing a clever tactic: burning cop cars, trashing minority neighborhoods, and looting Nike Stores to trick GoFundMe into allowing them back on the platform. Smart! "Er -- racial justice or whatever, eh?!" shouted one trucker disguised in a bandana, holding a fist of justice into the air. "We're fightin' for them, you know, them black folks and what-not, I tell you what, eh? "All cops must die!" he added, before quickly adding, "Sorry." After seeing the police cars burning throughout Ottawa, the smoke rising from black...
 

TODAY: THE LONGEST GAME IN WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY
 
12/03/2021 3:08:20 PM PST · by Hebrews 11:6 · 43 replies
Agadmator ^
Magnus Carlsen vs Ian Nepomniachtchi, 136 moves--Antonio has the call, condensing their nine-hour game to forty-four minutes.
 

F.I.D.E. World Chess Championship 2021: MAGNUS CARLSEN, defending champion, vs. IAN NEPOMNIACHTCHI
 
11/28/2021 11:23:28 AM PST · by Hebrews 11:6 · 40 replies
Agadmator ^
FIDE Website.Magnus, the two-time defending champion, has the world's top rating in the classical-timeframe format at 2855, while Nepo is fifth-rated at 2782. In their previous classical games prior to this match, Nepo is ahead 4-1. The match is 14 classical games in Dubai. A win counts as 1 point and a draw as 1/2. Each player has two hours for his first 40 moves and one added hour for his next 20.
 

How a 12-Year-Old From New Jersey Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster Ever
 
11/09/2021 10:40:16 AM PST · by billorites · 9 replies
Wall Street Journal ^ | November 9, 2021 | Joshua Robinson and Andrew Beaton
Once Abhimanyu Mishra and his father bought one-way tickets to get them from Englishtown, N.J. to Budapest, there was no turning back. The pandemic was still raging, but that tiny pathogen didn’t stop the countdown clock separating a 12-year-old boy known as Abhi from history. Mishra was on a mission to become the youngest ever chess grandmaster. “It was very scary and we knew it was a big risk,” Abhi said. “But we needed more tournaments. We had to try it.” For 77 days over the summer, Abhi and his father Hemant lived out of a Hungarian hotel room that...
 

Meet the Dubai Policeman Who Is Also the Arab World's Chess Champion
 
06/26/2021 2:25:29 AM PDT · by nickcarraway
The National (UAE) ^
Emirati grandmaster Salem Salah plays world champion Magnus Carlsen on Saturday, and could win $100,000Emirati chess champion Salem Salah is preparing for a speed chess tournament on Saturday, when he'll come up against the World Champion, Magnus Carlsen. Antonie Robertson / The National It was clear from a young age that Salem Saleh had startling talent, and an extraordinary mind. The Arab chess prodigy started winning professional championships aged only 10, and was named a grandmaster by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) when he was 16, a title currently held by 1,721 other players in the world. As Arab...
 

Washington's Black Sea allies worry about being pawns in Biden-Putin chess match as summit nears
 
06/09/2021 12:57:03 AM PDT · by blueplum · 5 replies
WashingtonExaminer ^ | 08 Jun 2021 | Abraham Mahshie, Defense Reporter
BUCHAREST, Romania — Government ministers in the former Soviet and communist countries along the Black Sea basin are bracing for President Joe Biden’s meeting with Vladimir Putin of Russia next Wednesday in Geneva. But, analysts are warning them to keep their expectations low. They hope the American president will stand for democratic ideals and support their security, but regional analysts say they may be pawns in a broader geopolitical chess match between great power rivals. From Kyiv to Bucharest, government leaders are attempting to influence Biden ahead of the meeting, underscoring that their democracy depends on the United States and...
 

10-year-old Christian refugee from Nigeria is now America’s newest chess master
 
05/12/2021 8:09:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
Christian Post ^ | 05/12/2021 | Leonardo Blair
Tanitoluwa Adewumi, a once-homeless Christian refugee in New York City who fled persecution with his family from Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigeria, is now America’s newest national chess master at the age of 10. And he and his family are thanking God for the achievement. “Our God has done it again today. Tanitoluwa won Chess Club of Fairfield Connecticut championship,” the prodigy’s father, Kayode Adewumi, announced earlier this month in a post on Facebook showing his son, affectionately called Tani, gleefully holding two trophies. Earning that win on May 1 gave the 10-year-old his newest chess ranking. A...
 

CHESS FANS: Agadmator has ominous news
 
03/31/2021 10:56:24 PM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 10 replies
YouTube ^ | 3/31/21 | Agadmator
Video Title:#1 TRENDING - Magnus Carlsen Retires From Chess!
 

No, Gov. Kristi Noem Is Not Playing 4-D Chess on Women's Sports. Here's How We Know
 
03/25/2021 6:41:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
PJ Media ^ | 03/25/2021 | Tyler O' Neill
Last Friday, Gov. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) issued a “style and form” veto against a bill to protect fairness in women’s sports. She claimed she supports the bill but urged alterations that arguably “neutered” the legislation. This week, Noem has vociferously defended her action, claiming that she had to weaken the bill in order to win the longer-term battle against woke activists who would have issued powerful boycotts against South Dakota had she signed the legislation. “I’m not interested in picking a fight that we can’t win,” Noem told Tucker Carlson. I am sympathetic to Noem’s argument and I wanted to...
 
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