Day: August 7, 2022

Boris Spassky Smashes Fischer’s Najdorf

When we last left the 1972 World Chess Championship, GM Bobby Fischer had just won game six in brilliant fashion to take the match lead. By game 11, the situation was only deteriorating further for defending champion GM Boris Spassky, and his back… Source:

Anna Cramling Talks Chess, Streaming, Vin Diesel

WFM Anna Cramling was always destined to be part of the chess world. As the daughter of two grandmasters, GM Pia Cramling and GM Juan Manuel Bellón López, Anna was exposed to the world of professional chess at a young age. A competit… Source:

Bobby Fischer’s Most Brilliant Move

GM Bobby Fischer produced hundreds of brilliant chess moves and it is very difficult to say which one is the most beautiful. We can argue that his famous move 19.Rf6!! against GM Pal Benko was the tastiest one, since it was depicted on a cake. H… Source:

Arena Kings: All The Information

Arena Kings is a weekly event where streamers play in blitz arenas for their share of 400 Twitch subs. Arenas run every Wednesday starting at 9:00 a.m. PT/18:00 CEST and lasting two hours. While only Twitch streamers can win prizes, every… Source:

The weekend’s best deals: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, 8BitDo gamepads, and more

Enlarge It’s the weekend, which means the time has come for another Dealmaster. Our latest roundup of the best tech deals from around the web includes the lowest price we’ve tracked for Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite. The 8GB, ad-supported version of the e-reader is currently down to $95 at Target and Best Buy, which matches the

Microsoft trackers run afoul of DuckDuckGo, get added to blocklist

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) DuckDuckGo, the privacy-minded search company, says it will start blocking trackers from Microsoft in its mobile apps and browser extensions, and soon its desktop web browser, following revelations in May that certain scripts from Bing and LinkedIn were getting a pass. In a blog post, DuckDuckGo founder Gabriel Weinberg says that he’s

Cyberattack on Albanian government suggests new Iranian aggression

Enlarge / Tirane, Albania. (credit: Pawel Toczynski | Getty Images) In mid-July, a cyberattack on the Albanian government knocked out state websites and public services for hours. With Russia’s war raging in Ukraine, the Kremlin might seem like the likeliest suspect. But research published on Thursday by the threat intelligence firm Mandiant attributes the attack

Fecal fountains: CDC warns of diarrheal outbreaks linked to poopy splash pads

Enlarge / A 2-year-old enjoys the spray of water in a splash pad in Los Angeles on June 20, 2022. (credit: Getty | Al Seib) In this summer’s record-blazing heat, a spritz of crisp, cool water sounds like delicious bliss. Each drop offering brisk relief as it pitter-patters on your face, quenching your sizzling skin.

Formula E’s most successful racer shares his ideas on racing technology

Enlarge / Lucas Di Grassi leads Jake Dennis in the 2022 London ePrix. (credit: Sam Bloxham/Formula E) Formula E will close out its season this weekend with its first visit to Seoul, South Korea. It’s not just the end of season eight and the last race for the Gen2 electric race cars but also marks the