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February 25, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The international chess tournament in Linares, Spain, produced its second shock in as many days when former world champion Anatoly Karpov of the Soviet Union was beaten by India's Visuanathan Anand in 46 moves. Karpov's fall followed the defeat of reigning champion Garry Kasparov by rising Soviet star Vasili Ivanchuk in Saturday's first round. Karpov was constantly in time trouble, taking 57 minutes more than his opponent, and made blunders which cost him two pawns and finally the game.
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January 21, 2013 | By Mark Olsen
Andrew Bujalski might be among the most prominent directors on the contemporary American independent film scene to have not had a movie shown at Sundance -- until now. For better or worse, Bujalski's first three features -- “Funny Ha Ha,” “Mutual Appreciation” and “Beeswax” -- made him known as one of the leading lights of the micro-budget style of filmmaking known as mumblecore. His preference for shooting his subtle, talky stories on film rather than video has set him apart even from his own crowd.
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August 4, 2011 | By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from East Palo Alto, Calif. -- Dyhemia Young left for Lubbock, Texas, with a black eye - compliments of a girl at her East Palo Alto group home - and returned the proud recipient of a chess scholarship worth $40,000. Along the way, the 15-year-old from the wrong side of San Francisco, who could not have made it to a prestigious chess tournament without the kindness of strangers, became a nationally rated player. Photos: Dyhemia Young wins chess scholarship "My journey here, it was tough, because I had a lot of situations going on at home," she said tearfully after her first win, Game 3 of the six-game Susan Polgar Girls' Invitational.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 2012 | Elaine Woo
Jacqueline Piatigorsky was born into the Rothschild banking clan and grew up in a palace in Paris, but her silver spoon came with a ball and shackles. She rarely left her sumptuous homes and was dominated by a callous nanny. She felt invisible to her parents, who expected little of their sensitive, socially awkward daughter except to marry well. "I was a disappointment," she wrote, "a shrinking, misunderstood child. " She was also intensely competitive by nature -- and driven to be more than a poor little rich girl.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 1998
So now, according to The Times, a female candidate running for office on the Green Party ticket is not a woman. ("Valley Races Show Women Candidates in Short Supply," Oct. 17). Unaware readers would never know that Maria Armoudian is running a serious campaign to unseat Howard Berman from his 26th Congressional District perch of 16 years. But the same day's paper discusses Greens in Germany (page 2) and [the Oct 18] paper covers New Mexico's Greens. The Times has covered Maria's varied and original campaign activities--pool hall fund-raiser, chess tournament, talking billboard, to name a few. So, why the double standard?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1987 | SANDRA CROCKETT, Times Staff Writer
Roy Feinson has organized what he calls the largest chess tournament of its kind from the den of his unassuming Huntington Beach apartment. And he has never seen, or even talked to, any of the more than 220 entrants. With the help of Compuserve Inc., a Columbus, Ohio, computer company, Feinson launched the tournament on Monday. "What is unique is that this is the largest electronic chess tournament, I believe, ever held," said Feinson, 29, a discount store operations manager.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 21, 2013 | By Mark Olsen
Andrew Bujalski might be among the most prominent directors on the contemporary American independent film scene to have not had a movie shown at Sundance -- until now. For better or worse, Bujalski's first three features -- “Funny Ha Ha,” “Mutual Appreciation” and “Beeswax” -- made him known as one of the leading lights of the micro-budget style of filmmaking known as mumblecore. His preference for shooting his subtle, talky stories on film rather than video has set him apart even from his own crowd.
NEWS
February 2, 1986 | DAVID HALDANE, Staff Writer
Justin Clark is taking it all in stride. A third-grader at Minnie Gant Elementary School, he had a busy day Wednesday. At 2:30 p.m. he received a trophy along with two other students for the team's second-place victory in an elementary school chess tournament. Later he helped instruct a class of chess enthusiasts--some nearly twice his age--at El Dorado Park.
NEWS
December 20, 1998 | JACK PETERS, INTERNATIONAL MASTER
How is chess like basketball? Neither grandmasters nor NBA stars are competing this month. The chess equivalent of the NBA lockout can be blamed on the cancellation of the 100-player World Chess Federation (FIDE) world championship tournament, which had been scheduled for December in Las Vegas. FIDE has not yet announced new dates for the tournament, although they are trying to arrange it in Las Vegas in June 1999. At least chess fans know when their drought will end.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1990 | DANICA KIRKA
A relaxed competitor, Jonathan Goldfarb took a little time off earlier this week. Immersed in a video game, with his face inches from a television screen, the 10-year-old seemed oblivious to the fact that in a few days he would be seated at a chess board in the grand ballroom of the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, Fla., with about 1,000 other youths, competing in the biggest annual chess tournament in America for elementary school-age children.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 2011 | By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from East Palo Alto, Calif. -- Dyhemia Young left for Lubbock, Texas, with a black eye - compliments of a girl at her East Palo Alto group home - and returned the proud recipient of a chess scholarship worth $40,000. Along the way, the 15-year-old from the wrong side of San Francisco, who could not have made it to a prestigious chess tournament without the kindness of strangers, became a nationally rated player. Photos: Dyhemia Young wins chess scholarship "My journey here, it was tough, because I had a lot of situations going on at home," she said tearfully after her first win, Game 3 of the six-game Susan Polgar Girls' Invitational.
NATIONAL
January 26, 2003 | Thomas S. Mulligan, Times Staff Writer
It is a bold, if unintentional, stroke of counter-programming. In one corner, with a crowd of 70,000 in San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium and a U.S. broadcast audience of 80 million, is pro football's Super Bowl. In the other corner, in a function room at the New York Athletic Club that seats 250 and with a mouse-clicking Internet audience that promoters hope will reach 100,000, is chess giant Garry Kasparov and a computer nicknamed Deep Junior.
NEWS
December 20, 1998 | JACK PETERS, INTERNATIONAL MASTER
How is chess like basketball? Neither grandmasters nor NBA stars are competing this month. The chess equivalent of the NBA lockout can be blamed on the cancellation of the 100-player World Chess Federation (FIDE) world championship tournament, which had been scheduled for December in Las Vegas. FIDE has not yet announced new dates for the tournament, although they are trying to arrange it in Las Vegas in June 1999. At least chess fans know when their drought will end.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 1998
So now, according to The Times, a female candidate running for office on the Green Party ticket is not a woman. ("Valley Races Show Women Candidates in Short Supply," Oct. 17). Unaware readers would never know that Maria Armoudian is running a serious campaign to unseat Howard Berman from his 26th Congressional District perch of 16 years. But the same day's paper discusses Greens in Germany (page 2) and [the Oct 18] paper covers New Mexico's Greens. The Times has covered Maria's varied and original campaign activities--pool hall fund-raiser, chess tournament, talking billboard, to name a few. So, why the double standard?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
Thirty youngsters from Orange and Los Angeles counties will participate in two national chess tournaments this month and in May, according to Robert M. Snyder of Chess for Juniors, a chess academy in Garden Grove. Four of the students will go to the national junior high school championships in New York, Thursday through April 19, and 26 to the national elementary school championships in San Jose, May 5 to 9.
NEWS
February 25, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The international chess tournament in Linares, Spain, produced its second shock in as many days when former world champion Anatoly Karpov of the Soviet Union was beaten by India's Visuanathan Anand in 46 moves. Karpov's fall followed the defeat of reigning champion Garry Kasparov by rising Soviet star Vasili Ivanchuk in Saturday's first round. Karpov was constantly in time trouble, taking 57 minutes more than his opponent, and made blunders which cost him two pawns and finally the game.
BUSINESS
May 20, 1985 | ELLEN FARLEY, Times Staff Writer
Top 40 radio fans, accustomed to the blunt sexuality of pop goddess Madonna, have recently made a hit out of a song about chess. Yes, chess, that ancient board game usually played according to rigid rules in shattering quiet by intellectual adults. "One Night in Bangkok," a disco rap song about a chess tournament in the Thai city, has been called the unlikeliest Top 10 candidate in recent history, but last Monday the single climbed to No. 3, its peak, on Billboard's record chart. It's now at No.
NEWS
October 31, 1990 | From Associated Press
World chess champion Garry Kasparov and challenger Anatoly Karpov remained tied Tuesday night after they agreed to a draw in the eighth game of their championship match. The draw was agreed to after Kasparov made his 84th move to complete the longest game of the match. The contestants, each with a victory and six draws, are tied at 4 points each. The game began Monday night and was adjourned after 40 moves when the time limit for a night's play was reached.
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