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Israelis seek compensation after Saudi chess snub

JERUSALEM: The Israel Chess Federation said on Tuesday (Dec 26) it is seeking compensation from the organisers of a tournament in Saudi Arabia, after the Gulf state refused to issue visas for its players. The King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championships is the first international chess competition held in Saudi Arabia, perceived as a display of the conservative kingdom’s ...

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Newcomers looking for any advantage as they seek to challenge established order

Much of the focus in the opening days of the Women’s Euro 2017 has been on the traditional favorites. But the expansion of the tournament to 16 teams has given an opportunity for some new names in the women’s game to take their first steps on the big stage. Among the five first-timers are surprise playoff qualifiers Portugal, whose women are looking ...

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