SCHOOL Of Rock

With his performing flair, pioneering guitar style and storytelling savvy, the great Chuck Berry was the epitome of early rock’n’roll. Michael Stephens charts the rise of a legend who was never far from genius or trouble.

The late John Lennon had a way with a soundbite. He famously declared the Beatles ‘more popular than Jesus’, and also said ‘before Elvis, there was nothing.’ He also noted, ‘if you tried to give rock’n’roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry.’ The Beatle’s epithet for Berry is arguably the most accurate of his three: the music of Charles Edward Anderson ‘Chuck’

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Golden Buddha’s Eightfold Path

Julian Long

Pawn or checkers on a board of 64 squares of fields, reaching the 8th horizontal transformed into the most powerful in the chess or checkers game figure — the Queen (Queen) or Kings.

It is well known: in chess, checkers, and this metamorphosis is not an end in itself, but a means of collateral to help solve the main task — in chess — checkmate; in checkers — to destroy the material protivnika1. We have in both cases take the same way to achieve the greatest success ordinary pawns or checkers (although the success of the clean

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Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk

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The unique three-level building with no sharp corners with windows, emoticons, stylized chess piece, built in Ugra capital for two years by the famous Dutch architect Erich van Egeraat.

Building area 2845 sq ft, which will house classrooms and meeting rooms for various purposes, equipped with the latest technologies and IT training. At the same time there may be engaged in more than a hundred players. But the Academy is designed not only to teach children and adults of intellectual game, there will train teachers and coaches. The main highlight of the building — Hall-transformer,

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Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk

 Photo source:sdelanounas.ru

The unique three-level building with no sharp corners with windows, emoticons, stylized chess piece, built in Ugra capital for two years by the famous Dutch architect Erich van Egeraat.

Building area 2845 sq ft, which will house classrooms and meeting rooms for various purposes, equipped with the latest technologies and IT training. At the same time there may be engaged in more than a hundred players. But the Academy is designed not only to teach children and adults of intellectual game, there will train teachers and coaches. The main highlight of the building — Hall-transformer,

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Russian woman Goryachkina won World Chess Championship U-20

In Istanbul, Turkey, ended in world chess championship among athletes under 20 years of age. Russian woman Alexander Goryachkina became a world champion.

In the final round she defeated Colombian chess player Rueda Rodriguez. Since the final result of 10.5 points Goryachkina secured first place in the tournament. The second was the Zhansaya Abdumalik of Kazakhstan, behind the winner by one point. Russia’s Alina Kashlinskaya scored 9 points and thanks to the best additional indicators came in third place, ahead of Mithras Hedzhazipur (Iran).

Goryachkina September 28 will mark 15 years of age.

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Vladimir Kramnik won the Chess World Cup

Kramnik won the Chess World Cup

Vladimir Kramnik

Vladimir Kramnik Photo: Olga Maltseca

Russian chess player Vladimir Kramnik and Dmitry Andrejkin September 2 tied in the final match World Cup 2013 in chess. As the"Interfax", the game ended on the 34th move.

Thus, of the four-game final round three ended in a draw and Kramnik, who won the only victory for the first time won the World Chess Cup.

Vladimir Kramnik is one of the strongest players in the world. As of September 2013, he ranked third in theFIDE rating chess

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At Peterhof completed restoration of the Chess Mountain

 

 

St. Petersburg, June 15. Dragons stage, he’s Chess Mountain — one of the most beautiful fountains of Peterhof — let the water after restoration. The work took about a year, during which strengthened the foundation, cleared the trim and replaced the famous marble sculpture on a copy of the correspondent of "WORLD 24" Lena Petrevska.

Chess crowning the mountain dragons — the favorites are coming to Peterhof kids. They cleaned, painted, restored, and now the dragons look like new.

The restoration lasted about a year. During this

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Children’s Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk (PHOTOS)

Not news, and online about this academy had once written, but these great photos simply can not be left out in the cold!

Author — Sergei Anashkevich (LJ aquatek-filips)

…For example, do you know where the first built in the Russian Chess Academy? Not in Moscow and St. Petersburg. In Khanty-Mansiysk. Ultra-modern unique three-level building made of glass and metal without a single acute angle with windows, emoticons, stylized chess piece, was built in the capital of Ugra for two years by the famous Dutch architect Erich van Egeraat …

Chess Academy in Khanty-Mansiysk

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Schoolboy from Krasnodar won the world chess championship

Schoolboy from Krasnodar Artem Trubchaninov became the world champion in chess.

The tournament was held in the Greek city of Porto Carras, Chalkidiki. It was attended by 550 people from 42 countries. Artem Trubchaninov from Krasnodar with 7.5 points won the "gold" in the tournament boys under 11 years of age.

In total, the young Russian players managed to win six medals — two "gold," two "silver" and two "bronze".

Aklo chess

All brilliant — easy.

Normal chess board with a picture of a stack of transparent figures, the two types of alcohol.

Which appeared the figure of a drink)

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