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Today's Apps Gone Free: Memory, Backgammon, PirTie and More

AppAdviceAppAdvice - May 14, 2018
Track and organize thoughts, play a digital version of Backgammon, and experience a world of color with today's collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration.  


Recap: Phantoms eliminate Checkers with 5-1 win in Game 5

Canes CountryCanes Country - May 13, 2018
CHARLOTTE — Three nights after playing the longest game in league history, the Charlotte Checkers had their backs against the wall in a win-or-else Game 5 at Bojangles Coliseum. It didn't take nearly as long to play, but the end result was ...  


Chess: Sam Shankland leads the field at rejuvenated Capablanca Memorial

The GuardianThe Guardian - May 18, 2018
Ostensibly it honours José Raúl Capablanca, the world champion from 1921-27 and one of the greatest natural players of all time, but in reality it is also a tribute to Che Guevara, who away from revolutions was a keen chess fan and provided state funds ...  

Monopoly Game

Bellingham Chamber announces new Monopoly game in works ...

The Bellingham HeraldThe Bellingham Herald - May 4, 2018
The Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday that it is working to produce the City of Subdued Excitement's own Bellingham-themed ...  


Isabelle (29) beste Vlaamse in finale Rummikub

Het Laatste NieuwsHet Laatste Nieuws - May 15, 2018
De Krant Isabelle Fannes (29) uit Antwerpen is als beste Vlaamse geëindigd in het Belgisch kampioenschap Rummikub, vorige zaterdag in de Belgium Pier in Blankenberge. Je hebt 24% van dit artikel gelezen ...  


20 Scrabble Tricks That Will Help You Win EVERY Time

GoodHousekeeping.comGoodHousekeeping.com - Apr 12, 2018
scrabble board game. Getty Images. Family game night just got a little more competitive. Beat your bookworm cousin once and for all with these Scrabble strategy tips straight from the spelling pros. View Gallery 21 Photos. 1 of 21. scrabble center star ...  

Gin Rummy

Not Forgotten: Integrity, service drove Lee Kachel

Reading EagleReading Eagle - May 19, 2018
He didn't mind indulging in a game of gin rummy at the dealership when business was slow, but he had a rule or two to present a professional air to customers: Salesmen should be clean-shaven, and dressed in shirts and ties. When Tiny Rinehart applied ...  


The Brief – Climate dominoes

The EU wants to prove that its climate action credentials are genuine, which means being top of the class in taking the Paris Agreement seriously. That could all hinge on a series of meetings scheduled for next month. So no pressure then… Jean-Claude ...  

Dungeons And Dragons

These Exclusive Images Reveal The 'Art And Arcana' Of Dungeons & Dragons

ForbesForbes - May 10, 2018
Dungeons and Dragons may be the most important gaming franchise in the world. The tabletop role-playing game has captivated millions of players over its four-decade history, inspiring game designers, authors and filmmakers, and brought countless people ...  

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

Pathfinder, with roots in a decades-old strain of D&D, is launching a second edition

PolygonPolygon - May 10, 2018
The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, one of the most popular franchises in tabletop gaming, is getting a second edition. But that move comes with a bit of baggage, especially considering that the game originated in a massive schism within the pen-and-paper ...  


Amateur players in California find passion in promoting Chinese traditional culture
Xinhua - May 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The just concluded games of Xiangqi (Chinese chess) is a huge encouragement for amateur players in California to engage in the traditional Chinese brainstorm sports with great vitality, said head of the North ...  

Mah Jong

Mah-Jong “Play All Day” fundraiser set in Franklin
Wicked Local - May 2, 2018

FRANKLIN - On Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., the First Universalist Society in Franklin, 262 Chestnut St., Franklin, will hold a Mah-Jong “Play All Day” fundraiser. The cost is $30 (lunch and door prizes are included). The registration deadline ...  


Krissy Kyjovsky Named Business Insurance 2018 Break Out Award Winner
PR Newswire (press release) - May 14, 2018

PETALUMA, Calif., May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tangram Insurance Services, Inc. ("Tangram"), a Managing General Agency, announced today that Krissy Kyjovsky was named a Business Insurance 2018 Break Out Award Winner. Business Insurance's ...  

Play Bridge

Bridge for May 14, 2018
Waco Tribune-Herald - May 12, 2018

“It is not really difficult to construct a series of inferences, each dependent upon its predecessor and each simple in itself.” That was easy for Sherlock Holmes to say, but harder for us nonfiction mortals. However, to play bridge well, you need to ...  

Crossword Puzzles

Carlsbad's King of Crossword Puzzles

Coast NewsCoast News - May 10, 2018
In the world of crossword puzzles, Myles Mellor is one of the kings, but not in the way you might be thinking. The 66-year-old Carlsbad resident is one of the top crossword puzzle writers on the planet. During his 15-year career he has had 14,000 ...  


Is trying to do sudoku good for the brain even if you fail?

The GuardianThe Guardian - May 7, 2018
When I can't complete your hard sudoku, is the process of trying still beneficial for my ageing brain? Margaret Cumming. • Post your answers – and new questions – below or email them to nq@theguardian.com ...  

Rubiks Cube

Feliks Zemdegs achieves fastest time to solve a Rubik's Cube in ...

Guinness World RecordsGuinness World Records - May 8, 2018
A 23-year-old Aussie has just smashed the record for the fastest time to solve a Rubik's Cube, after he managed to knock 0.47 sec off the previous mark.  

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