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by Gordon Morse
Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2755
Views: 295109

Re: Media comments on chess

From today's "Observer" (a full page article on the back of the sports section!):

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/ ... ampionship
by Gordon Morse
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2755
Views: 295109

Re: Media comments on chess

The big match (but not the moves) is featured on the BBC News website:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/45786786
by Gordon Morse
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess in Armenia from the BBC website
Replies: 10
Views: 2301

Chess in Armenia from the BBC website

There is an interesting feature about chess in Armenia on the BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-43084816 I was in a bit of a quandary when I saw the feature and thought it should be flagged in this forum. The 'Media comments' thread is its natural home but it could have got lost there, ...
by Gordon Morse
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garry Kasparov on "Desert Island Discs" Jan 28th
Replies: 18
Views: 3079

Garry Kasparov on "Desert Island Discs" Jan 28th

Garry Kasparov will be Kirsty Young's guest on "Desert Island Discs" at 11.15 on Radio 4 this coming Sunday, the 28th. Which tracks will he choose? Perhaps he will go for "Two Tribes" by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, "King of Pain" by The Police, "Killer Queen" by, well, it's obvious, or on a more elev...
by Gordon Morse
Sat May 06, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Mr Barden's Guardian Article
Replies: 94
Views: 9798

Re: Mr Barden's Guardian Article

Cheddleton is on the outskirts of Stoke-on-Trent and is about 30 miles from Derby.

As for the whole thread, this seems appropriate:

https://www.comedycard.co.uk/products/f ... e-northern
by Gordon Morse
Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2755
Views: 295109

Re: Media comments on chess

From last Saturday's 'Guardian':

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyl ... hess-moves

Shame he wasn't at the club last night!
by Gordon Morse
Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Germany's chess village
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Germany's chess village

Yesterday's "Guardian" featured an article about Germany's 'chess village'. It's rather an odd story:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/ ... g-strobeck
by Gordon Morse
Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: Ugandan player Phiona Mutesi
Replies: 24
Views: 5205

Re: Ugandan player Phiona Mutesi

There was an article about Phiona Mutesi in this week's 'Observer' magazine:

https://www.theguardian.com/global/2016 ... ona-mutesi