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  1. vulture lists
    10 Essential Movies About ChessQueen of Katwe, Searching for Bobby Fischer, and other films to satisfy your sudden desire for chess content.
  2. burning questions
    What Is a Chess Pirate and Why Do We Need One?Stewing on a certain sartorial choice in The Queen’s Gambit.
  3. making moves
    How The Queen’s Gambit Made Its Chess Scenes Believable and ExcitingBreaking down what went into distinguishing the series’ many matches from one another and from all other onscreen portrayals of the game.
  4. chess news
    Woody Harrelson Did What at the World Chess Championship???!!I mean this question literally. Can someone please explain what he did.
  5. checkmate
    Post Malone Once Demanded Target’s ‘Most Expensive Chess Board’ from PostmatesTrue luxury.
  6. che-xy
    Why Is This Chess Championship Logo So Horny?Who knew chess was so sexual?
  7. Blame Your Sloppy Decisions on the Time of DayYou’ll be neater in the morning.
  8. women’s chess
    Female Chess Players Are Furious About Being Forced to Wear Hijabs in IranThe world championship tournament is in Iran, where women are required to wear hijabs.
  9. Facebook Has Secret Games Hidden in Messenger — Here’s How to Play ThemSoccer, basketball, chess.
  10. intergalactic politics
    Chess Leader Steps Down Due to SanctionsThe U.S. may not have gotten rid of Assad yet, but the country’s sanctions did get rid of … this eccentric chess president who knows him.
  11. movie review
    Pawn Sacrifice Is a Chess Psychodrama That Fails to Capture InterestDoes it make chess exciting? Not really.
  12. chess
    Bill Clinton Talked to Trump About GOP PoliticsThis happened months before the candidate tweeted that Hillary Clinton “knows Trump is her worst nightmare.”
  13. cruzin’ for a bruisin’
    Ted Cruz Might Not Know How to Set Up a Chess BoardOr maybe he is trying to send some kind of message.
  14. things that hopefully won’t make us sad
    Brooklyn School’s Famous Chess Program in Danger of GuttingAs part of $130 million in city childcare funding.
  15. Watch a Game of Extreme ChessThis ain’t your momma’s chess.
  16. campaign trail
    Let’s Pick Fashion’s Next Favorite Board GameChess was so 2012.
  17. unlikely bedfellows
    Sporty and Baby Spice Are Singing Chess NowOkay, world, you win again.
  18. white men with money
    Being Good at Chess May or May Not Make You RichHedge funds are the new chess club.
  19. libya zero hour
    Qaddafi’s Endgame: Was His Hyped Chess Game Faked?“He doesn’t look like he’s using his chess skills effectively.”
  20. crimes and misdemeanors
    City Lures Chess Players Into Playground, Tickets Them for Being in PlaygroundCheck … mate.
  21. the industry
    Emma Thompson, Peter Sarsgaard Contribute to Nick Hornby’s ‘Education’Plus: Marisa Tomei, Darren Aronofsky, and Renée Zellweger.