IRELAND

A Year-Long Chess Match In Ireland Ended In Brutal Cannibalism

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Chess proves to be a dangerous game for those involved as you can tell with this game in Ireland that ended in murder and cannibalism.

RUSSIA

Here’s Chess Boxing, Quite Possibly The Most Russian Sport Of All

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Chess boxing, Russia's newest craze, combines the mental strategy of chess with the "getting punched in the face over and over" of boxing.

TIMUR GAREEV

A Blindfolded Chess Grandmaster Defeated 10 Prison Inmates At The Same Time

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Chess grandmaster Timur Gareev defeated 10 prison inmates in 10 separate games of chess at the same time, all while blindfolded.

#.lol

‘Extreme Amazing Super-Chess’ Is How Chess Was Meant To Be Played

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This parody video which imagines a fictional game of "New World New Chess" is like the chess version of Calvinball.

#video games

The Creator Of QWOP Has Turned Chess Into A Twitch Game

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Bennett Foddy is back, and this time he's destroying chess.

#MLB

Sports On TV: The Wire’s 15 Greatest Sports Moments

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HBO's 'The Wire' is the best TV show ever made.

wrestling

Sports On TV: Saved By The Bell’s 20 Greatest Sports Moments

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Welcome to the first edition of With Leather's newest, least cool weekly feature ever: SPORTS ON TV, where we countdown the greatest sports-related moments from your favorite, mostly not sports-related television shows.

CHESS

Chess Prodigy Took His Talents To Queen’s Pawn 4

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If there's a 12-year-old kid out there that's a national master at chess, that kid gets his own post.

vibrators

An Erotic Vibrator Chess Set? An Erotic Vibrator Chess Set.

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Look, I'm not disputing the innate sexual allure that accompanies most tabletop board-based games, but what I am doing is raising awareness over which playing pieces most appropriately accent the orifices of the human body.

SURE WHY NOT

Would You Like to Play a Game?

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What do you do when you have $30,000 worth of Lego and robotic supplies.

POLICE BLOTTER

CHESS IS CREEPY, DEADLY

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No cats were molested or killed while this photograph was taken.

CHESS

WU-TANG CHESS AIN’T NUTHIN TA…

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Saturday's New York Times included a feature on Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA and the iconic rap group's <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/07/arts/music/07clan.html?_r=2&oref=slogin&oref=slogin" target="_blank">love of chess</a>.

CHESS

PAWN TO QUEEN’S BISHOP, NEEDLE TO ARM

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The organizers of the upcoming World Mind Games, an event where nerdlingers will be pitted against dorkus malorkuses (malorki.

obituaries

BOBBY FISCHER LOSES CHESS MATCH W/ DEATH

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Chess prodigy and former world champion Bobby Fischer <a href="http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5hUQYViIbiK5h7x8xZFsetS0DeevQ" target="_blank">has died in Iceland of an undisclosed illness</a>.


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