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Nakamura Wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament
<![CDATA[In one of the finest performances ever by an American, Hikaru Nakamura finished ahead of the world’s top four players, including Viswanathan Anand, the world champion.]]>
Betting on Chess
<![CDATA[A London bookmaker has Viswanathan Anand of India as the favorite to win the Tata Steel chess tournament when it concludes on Sunday. ]]>
Winter Sport
<![CDATA[A photograph from Kiev shows that even in the dead of winter, some people still like to play chess outside. ]]>
Computer (Chess) Pioneer Wins Prestigious Japan Prize
<![CDATA[Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie, the inventors of the Unix operating system and the C programming language, have been awarded the Japan Prize. Thompson also created the first master-level chess computer. ]]>
It’s Turkey’s Move
<![CDATA[In a letter, the European Chess Union has said that the Turkish Chess Federation can bid on hosting the European Women’s Championship, but it will not automatically restore its right to host the event after the Turkish Federation dropped it a month ago. ]]>