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Chess star Demis Hassabis wins it all, sells company to Google
London - At 12, Demis Hassabis was the strongest chess player in the world for his age. He has come a long way in the two and a half decades since then. He sold his company Deep Mind Technologies to Google for around £300 million ($498 million).
The Mind Sports Olympiad starts next month
The Mind Sports Olympiad will be held in London next month starting August 15. The venue is University of London Union, the same as last year.
A free download from Burley Games
'Take It Easy', the board game turned digital game by dedicated inventor Peter Burley is Apple's game of the week and is currently available for free download.
Mind Sports Olympiad 2012 and 2013
London - Now that the Mind Sports Olympiad is over for another year, we can look back on the event and forward to next year. Etan Ilfeld is one of the people behind it.
George Lane, the Human Calculator
London - George Lane played at the recent Mind Sports Olympiad where he picked up two silver medals for poker, but that is not his forte.
A summer of sport ahead for Britain
There are several big sporting events in the pipeline for Britain, and the biggest, the London Olympics, is now less than a hundred days away.
Interviews with two games inventors
Two talented individuals an ocean apart talk about their respective contributions to keeping us amused: King’s Cribbage, Kamisado, and a lot more.
Op-Ed: Should chess be part of the school curriculum?
Should chess be taught in British schools? This question has been raised recently, and was asked again recently on BBC TV’s Breakfast news programme.
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Watching a game in one of the chess tournaments. Ankush Khandelwal and Martyn Hamer are long time regulars as well as both very strong chess players.
Demis Hassabis and Ankush Khandelwal at the Tetris table. Looking on is Pentamind silver medalist Madeleine Heppell.
The man in the BOKU shirt is Team Corfe member Josef Kollar.
Mathematics undergraduate Ankush Khandelwal is one of the strongest chess players in the country and a regular at MSO. This year he was also the best all round poker player at the event.
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The oldest competitor at this year's MSO was 89 year old Bernard Morgan, who picked up a bronze medal for dominoes.
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Chess diving - the mind sport invented by Etan Ilfeld.
The Chinese game of Gomoku is one of the oldest board games in the world. The man with the back to his camera is Andrew Havery, who is also a member of Team Corfe.
These contestants are playing continuo. At the far end are twice World Pentamind champion David Pearce and mental calculations wizard George Lane.
Andres Kuusk and Ankush Khandelwal were joint winners of this year's Pentamind.
Etan Ilfeld presents a medal to Andrew Havery. Andrew is not only a long time competitor but a member of team Corfe.
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