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  • Katrina can play chess

    The beauty with oodles of attitude Katrina Kaif can play chess...

    Recently Aamir K was invited to a local chess competition where he was asked whether he’d played the brainy board game with any of his Bollywood co-actors...

  • Chess legend Kasparov back from retirement

    MOSCOW: Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov is coming out of retirement to play in a US tournament next month, organisers announced on Thursday...

    Kasparov, who dominated chess for more than 15 years, will compete against nine top players at the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, Missouri, which takes place on August 14-19...

  • Hungarian chess queen moves into education

    In the 1970s, the father Laszlo, a teacher, challenged Hungary’s communist authorities by homeschooling his children as chess prodigies...

    Now his youngest daughter, Judit, considered the world’s best ever female player, is using “Chess Palace”, an educational tool she developed, to equip kids for the 21st century...

  • Hungarian supergranny closes in on world chess record

    BUDAPEST: An 87-year-old Hungarian woman aims this weekend to set a world record by beating 1920s Cuban chess grandmaster Jose Raul Capablanca at his own game: simultaneous play...

    Since the 1950s, Brigitta Sinka, a former top amateur player, has played around 13,000 documented games of simultaneous chess across Hungary, usually on dozens of boards at the one time, taking on all-comers, many of them schoolchildren...

  • Saudi grand mufti says playing chess is forbidden in Islam

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s grand mufti Sheikh Abdullah al-Sheikh during a television program said playing chess is forbidden in Islam, British newspaper The Guardian reported...

    Responding to a question on a television show in which he issues fatwas (religious decrees) after listening to viewers' questions, Sheikh said playing the board game is 'haram' (forbidden) as it encourages gambling and is a waste of time...

  • Chess federation elections on Sept 2

    ISLAMABAD: The much-awaited elections of the Chess Federation of Pakistan will be held here on Sept 2...

    According to a press release issued by the Pakistan Sports Board on Friday, the elections of the chess federation were slated to be held on Aug 31 in Lahore...

  • Mahmood Lodhi wins Asian Chess Championship

    Pakistan's International Master (IM) Mahmood Ahmed Lodhi reached the pinnacle of his marathon career when he won the 6th edition of Asian Chess Championship in Lareston, Iran, on Thursday...

    Lodhi has been dominating the country's chess scene, having won 14 national titles...

  • Fisher and the ‘K’s: a history of modern chess

    PARIS: US chess champion Bobby Fischer and the two ‘K’s — Garry Kasparov and Anatoli Karpov — have co-written the modern history of the game, with a chapter devoted to East-West confrontation...

    He shot to fame in 1972 when he defeated Boris Spassky for the World Chess Championship in Iceland, ending a 24-year reign by grandmasters from the Soviet Union...

  • Get smart with chess

    To all chess players, chess is more than a game...

    The 32 pieces and pawns on the 64-square board have passionate fans the world over, who are ready to spend hours and hours playing it with opponents, online and even with computers...

  • China-Pakistan corridor: NP criticises centre for not taking Balochistan govt on board

    QUETTA: The Central Committee of the National Party criticised the federal government for not taking the Balochistan government and NP leadership into confidence on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

    The committee regretted that the authorities in Islamabad did not take the Balochistan government and National Party leadership on board on the important CPEC and other projects and issues pertaining to the corridor......

  • Pakistan approves sharia advisory board for Islamic finance

    ISLAMABAD: Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved a four-member sharia advisory board to oversee Islamic financial products in the country, as the regulator looks to address credibility concerns which still haunt the industry...

    The board, which comprises three religious scholars and a technical member, would advise SECP on a range of issues including the operation, auditing and reporting of Islamic mutual...

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