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Peace Through Backgammon

The Media LineThe Media Line - Jun 13, 2017
“I think backgammon is an invitation to get to know each other,” Djemal told The Media Line. “It's a way to create the initial connection which people can build in a lot of different ways. What takes precedence is the game and the moment, not the politics.  


Charlotte Checkers hire Hurricanes executive as fourth coach in their AHL history

Charlotte ObserverCharlotte Observer - Jun 15, 2017
After four years away from coaching, Mike Vellucci will become the fourth coach in the Charlotte Checkers' AHL history. Vellucci replaces Ulf Samuelsson, who spent one season with the Checkers before taking an assistant coaching job with the NHL's ...  


Chess in school keeps learners engaged

STLtoday.comSTLtoday.com - Jun 16, 2017
Chess Instructor Ben Simon (center) helps Roosevelt High School students Marquise Quinn (left) and William Brown learn to play chess during an after school program taught by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.  

Monopoly Game

Colorado Springs woman wins $40K in Safeway Monopoly game ...

FOX21News.comFOX21News.com - Jun 23, 2017
Deidre Green played the Monopoly game at the Safeway store on S. Nevada.  


Übung macht den Rummikub-Meister

Wermelskirchen. Einmal im Monat trifft man sich in der Hilgener Stephanus-Gemeinde zum Rummikub-Spiel. Am 17. Juni steht dort die Stadtmeisterschaft an: Gruppen aus Wuppertal, Ratingen und Bad Hönningen nehmen ebenfalls teil. Von Wolfgang ...  


Scrabble tournament tradition raises funds for Literacy NJ

New Jersey HeraldNew Jersey Herald - Jun 13, 2017
Photo by Katie Moen / New Jersey Herald — Bette Schaumburg, of Fredon, makes her move against Eileen Diehl, of Vernon, and Kathie Colman, of Frankford, during the Scrabble Scrimmage held Sunday at the Institute for Spiritual Development in Sparta.  

Gin Rummy

Gertrude (Funke) Schmidt

Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription) - Jun 17, 2017
She also enjoyed travel and playing gin rummy with her friends at Sonary Crest. Gertrude was preceded in death by her husband; her mother and father; brothers Eugene, Frederick and Ray; sisters Mildred Wimer, Irene Seubert and Bernice Amen; ...  


Nick Bonino and Trevor Daley are key dominoes for the Penguins in free agency

Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jun 23, 2017
The timing has been a challenge with the end of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the expansion draft and the actual draft clustered together and so close to the start of free agency. It's also not easy considering — as they do every year — the Penguins ...  

Dungeons And Dragons

Dungeons and Dragons' Sources Of Magic For Players And Monsters

ForbesForbes - Jun 1, 2017
Magic is a critical component to the Dungeons and Dragons multiverse, but with so many varieties we wanted to break down where it comes from for player characters and monster alike. I speak with Mike Mearls about where the multitude of magic users in ...  

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

Chris Avellone's Pathfinder: Kingmaker RPG is now on Kickstarter

PC GamerPC Gamer - Jun 6, 2017
Chris Avellone announced his involvement in the development of a new isometric RPG called Pathfinder: Kingmaker last month, based on the popular pencil-and-paper Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. And today, developer Owlcat Games began what has ...  


How to Rent Shanghai's Green E-Bikes

That's Online (registration)That's Online (registration) - Jan 19, 2017
While the other platforms all offer similar services, Xiangqi is the first to break into the rentable e-bike market. Their green, chargeable electronic bikes are found primarily around select metro stops in the city. The platform has been around since ...  

Mah Jong

Boat with storied past gets a grand restoration

Martha's Vineyard TimesMartha's Vineyard Times - Jun 16, 2017
Mr. Gannon told him about the “Mah Jong” in Tortola, part of the British Virgin Islands. They went and looked at it, but it would take six months for Mr. Ilderton to pull the trigger. Once he bought the boat, it was shipped to Newport, Rhode Island ...  


Tangram Events Now Offering Bespoke Team Building Events ...
Benzinga - Jun 9, 2017

In an effort to help organizations in the UK build strong teams, an industry leader in team building events is now offering bespoke team building ...  

Play Bridge

Learn to Play Bridge – Rules and Tips

JOSIC - Digital IntelligenceJOSIC - Digital Intelligence - May 18, 2017
Bridge is a very popular game and is widely played around the world. It is played online, it is played in clubs, it is played in people's homes. It is so popular that virtually every cruise ship has a bridge card game room and many bridge holidays are ...  

Crossword Puzzles

How D-Day code words ended up in British crossword puzzles

Washington PostWashington Post - Jun 6, 2017
In the month leading up to the Allied invasion of Normandy in World War II, a collection of very particular words started appearing in the crossword section of a ...  


June 14 Sudoku Solution

The Independent WeeklyThe Independent Weekly - Jun 14, 2017
To create paragraphs in your comment, type at the start of a paragraph and at the end of each paragraph. To create bold text, type bolded text (please note the closing tag, ). To create italicized text, type italicized text

Rubiks Cube

Melbourne whiz takes 14 seconds to solve Rubik's cube

Herald SunHerald Sun - Jun 19, 2017
WHIZ kid Calven Lipec has unlocked the secret to one of the world's most popular puzzles — and he can do it in just 14 seconds. The 11-year-old from St Albans has mastered the art of speed cubing after picking up his first Rubik's cube just seven ...  

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