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Rook to Queen's Knight One, Bitch '

A 37-year-old policeman, "Anti-Terror" Frank Stoldt from Berlin, won the first Light-Heavyweight World Championship title in chessboxing after defeating American David "Double D" Depto at the Berlin Tape Club yesterday. After a grueling battle, a checkmate in round seven produced a clear victor.




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Josh (searching for Bobby Fisher) Waitzkin thinks that it is a bad idea for chess players to take hits to the head.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=10170841

It's hard to imagine something stupider

"It's hard to imagine something stupider"

I must agree. After taking repeated blows to the head, I doubt that one would perform well at all during a game of chess. During a boxing match, one would most likely be thinking about one's past and future moves in the chess game.

In other words, it sounds like a recipe for mediocrity.

Actually, it is not hard too imagine something stupider. There is always Fox Newsiness.

Brian Kilmeade advocates the U.S. organizing car bombings in Iran.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mH3BTaWrQ3I

He must have got a memo from Cheney.

Lol, anyone see the movie Basketball? this reminds me of the begining of that movie where they try to mix baseball adn football.

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