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In Jerusalem, Looking for Peace in Backgammon and Music

New York TimesNew York Times - Oct 9, 2017
JERUSALEM — The Old City walls echoed with the clack-clack of a backgammon tournament as Israelis and Palestinians from all walks of life tried their luck with a roll of the dice. As the moon rose over the ancient stones on another night, 2,000 people ...  


Tampa-based Checkers testing delivery, aims for record expansion

Tampabay.comTampabay.com - Oct 20, 2017
With almost 60 locations in Tampa and three times more statewide, Checkers is still relatively nimble compared to the fast-food giants, which allows it to make faster system-wide changes. Durham believes that's a "competitive advantage" as it tries to ...  


Chess Corner: Lombardy first to win junior championship

Muskogee Daily PhoenixMuskogee Daily Phoenix - Oct 18, 2017
This week's position is from Lombardy's victory against Boris Spassky in 1960 – before Spassky was the World Chess Champion. Lombardy is black; Spassky, white. Lombardy pushes a defender aside and wins. With this hint in mind, please try to find ...  

Monopoly Game

Hasbro's 'Stranger Things' Lineup Includes an Eggo Waffle Card Game

Comicbook.comComicbook.com - Oct 12, 2017
“In this Monopoly game inspired by the Netflix Original Series, Stranger Things, Will Byers has gone missing. Players choose an 80s-inspired token or one "ripped from the Upside Down" to move around the board trying to find him. Pretend to search the ...  


Charleroi a accueilli la finale du championnat wallon de Rummikub

RTBFRTBF - Oct 15, 2017
Apparu en Belgique dans les années 80, le Rummikub a de nombreux adeptes. Ce jeu de société consiste à faire des suites ou des séries avec des petits jetons rectangulaires qu'on appelle des tuiles. Depuis quelques années, des compétitions sont ...  


Scrabble, sneaks, sweets: Super fans can't get enough

NewsdayNewsday - Oct 14, 2017
In the early part of the millennium, McMahon, 65, of Bay Shore, began playing Scrabble online. He was alerted shortly thereafter by an online opponent in Texas about in-person meetup groups. McMahon did some digging and found out about a group that ...  

Gin Rummy

Harley D. Myers

Cody EnterpriseCody Enterprise - Oct 18, 2017
In his retirement, Harley enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, playing golf, reading, rooting for his Denver Broncos and spending time with friends over an early morning cup of coffee or a game of gin rummy. He was preceded in death by his ...  


Watch as 20000 Dominoes Topple Over to Display Mobile Games

NerdistNerdist - Oct 15, 2017
Nothing is more fun than being handed a set of dominoes and using one's imagination to stack them in any number of scenarios. The best part is knocking them over and watching them tumble into one another. Right up there on the fun-scale for kids in the ...  

Dungeons And Dragons

PAX Unplugged Announces Multiple Dungeons And Dragons ...

Cinema BlendCinema Blend - Oct 21, 2017
Dungeons & Dragons is going stronger than ever, and that fact will be celebrated at the upcoming PAX Unplugged. According to a recent announcement, there ...  

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

Develop - Oct 12, 2017

REDMOND, WA (October 11, 2017): In celebration of the launch of the “Humble Comics/RPG Bundle: Pathfinder Worldscape Ultimate Crossover Bundle”, Paizo Inc., publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Dynamite Comics, ...  


Xiangqi: Chinese chess and its checkered history

gbtimesgbtimes - Oct 6, 2017
Stroll through any Chinese city in the late afternoon and you may notice people huddled over a chequered board or staring intently at a piece of paper. The focus of their attention is Xiangqi, the Chinese version of chess. This ancient strategy game ...  

Mah Jong

Mah Jong Tournament October 29 at East Brunswick Jewish Center
centraljersey.com - Oct 10, 2017

The East Brunswick Jewish Center will host a one-day Mah Jong Tournament on Oct. 29 at the center, 511 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick. Players are entitled to two four-round tournaments (16 games each) in compliance with National Mah Jong League rules.  


Tangram project will include a 4D multiplex
The Real Deal Magazine - Oct 13, 2017

The movie theater coming to Flushing's massive Tangram project will consist of a 4D multiplex with seven auditoriums from the South Korean cinema chain CJ CGV. CJ CGV signed a lease at the 39th Avenue project, according to the Commercial Observer.  

Play Bridge

Stitches: Let's play Bridge

New York PostNew York Post - Oct 1, 2017
Stand clear. Another symbol of hate will be eliminated in New York City today. The Kosciuszko Bridge will be demolished Sunday morning at 8 a.m.. Stand clear. Another symbol of hate, O.J. Simpson, is scheduled to be released Sunday from his Nevada jail ...  

Crossword Puzzles

Crossword blog: Let's make US puzzles work in the UK

The Guardian (blog)The Guardian (blog) - Oct 16, 2017
I have heeded Agatha Christie's caution about being kind to the solver: “It's like making crossword puzzles. You write down a clue and you think it's too idiotically simple and that everyone will guess it straight off, and you're frightfully surprised ...  


This AR app solves Sudoku puzzles using your iPhone's camera

The VergeThe Verge - Sep 21, 2017
Now that iOS 11 is available to download, there are plenty of new AR apps to explore, including ones that let you place Ikea furniture or add random GIFs to your surroundings. If brain games are more your thing, there's one app that solves (or ruins ...  

Rubiks Cube

Virat Kohli wants to learn the Rubik's Cube technique from 'Mr Perfectionist' Aamir Khan

The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express - Oct 16, 2017
Virat Kohli has revealed his desire to learn the learn the Rubik's Cube technique from 'Mr Perfectionist' Aamir Khan. On a chat show hosted by Bollywood actor Aamir Khan the duo had appeared together. After spending a wonderful evening together, Kohli ...  

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