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    Wednesday, January 14, 2004

    California Chess: Russian chess duo on top after fifth round

    "Mumbai, Jan. 14 (PTI): Russian Grandmasters Pavel Smirnov and Alexnader Fominyh, won their respective boards against top Indian players to emerge joint leaders after the fifth round of the Commonwealth Chess Championship here today. " Hindu News
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    California Chess: Shobha Warrier's interview with Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand continues.


    Rediff.com recently interviewed Anand. He has some very interesting points and he may help to transform the current rating system. He calls the players association to change this by using the internet.
    "Part I: 'You really want to defeat Kasparov'"
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    California Chess: Computer chess helps ADF develop war games

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    The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is looking to the game of chess to develop strategies for real life warfare.
    Adelaide-based defence scientists have been analysing the impact of different moves, tactics and tempos on the outcome of hundreds of simultaneous computer chess and checkers games." (Reuters)
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