Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Medias Kings tournament, minus the sparkle

FOR most of the past week, I’ve been trying to follow the Medias Kings tournament that was going on in Romania. The first time I heard about this tournament, I thought it would be an interesting event, seeing how the … Continue reading

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New edition of Malaysian chess fest

Chess players will be spoilt for choice come August and September. MANY chess players will be heaving a sigh of relief when they read this, and I mean a really big sigh. I know, because that was what I did … Continue reading

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Getting sued over liposuction death

Singapore’s The New Paper has an interesting story today about the family of a man who died after undergoing liposuction procedures and are now suing the private clinic that handled the botched operation. This news would normally be beneath my … Continue reading

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Full house at MSSM chess tourney

The overwhelming response at this year’s MSSM chess tournament augurs well for the future of chess. IT’S not often that I get to attend an MSSM chess tournament, so the fact that it was being held in Penang this year … Continue reading

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3G mindset

A news story that I read recently in The Daily Ticker suggests that top employers are looking beyond skill sets when considering suitable candidates for employment. It’s not your qualifications and experience that will get you the nod over other … Continue reading

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Boris Gelfand the contender

Boris Gelfand has qualified as the official challenger in the current world chess championship series. BORIS Gelfand, the 42-year-old former Soviet chess grandmaster who emigrated to Israel in 1998, has earned the right to be the official challenger in the … Continue reading

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