Chess teams that pair humans with machines beat humans alone and beat unaccompanied machines. The lesson is that workers should not fear being replaced by technology, says Xavier Litt.
A Google computer programme has defeated a human opponent in the first of five matches of a complex Chinese board game called Go.
Russian opposition leader and chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov will appear in court today after authorities accused him of participating in an unauthorised rally.
Three members of the punk band Pussy Riot have each been sentenced to two years in prison on hooliganism charges following a trial that has drawn international outrage as an emblem of Russia’s intolerance of dissent.
Three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot have been found guilty of hooliganism, in one of the most closely watched cases in recent Russian history.
POLICE thwarted an anti-Kremlin protest organised by Garry Kasparov’s opposition group yesterday, seizing demonstrators and shoving them into trucks. They detained at least 100 people including the group’s co-leader.
Police have surrounded a central Moscow square and seized several people who tried to defy authorities and participate in an anti-Kremlin protest organised by chess great Garry Kasparov.
Dmitry Medvedev won a landslide victory in the election to replace his patron Vladimir Putin as Russia’s president, promising to continue on Mr Putin’s path and to appoint him prime minister.
Voting has begun today in Russia's presidential election that will produce a successor to Vladimir Putin.
The most vocal Kremlin critic in Russia’s presidential contest was barred from the ballot today by election authorities who said tens of thousands of signatures on his nominating petitions were faked.
Controversial former world chess champion Bobby Fischer has died at the age of 64 in his adopted home of Iceland.
Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov will not run for the Russian presidency because his supporters have been unable to rent a hall for a nomination gathering, his spokeswoman said today.
Russian president Vladimir Putin’s party was on course for a landslide victory tonight as early results showed they had clinched more than 60% of the vote.
CAMPAIGNING for Russia’s parliamentary election ended yesterday with President Vladimir Putin’s party on course for a landslide victory and opposition groups voicing fears of widespread ballot-rigging.
Campaigning ended for Russia's parliamentary election today with President Vladimir Putin's party on course for a landslide victory and opposition groups voicing fears of widespread ballot-rigging.
A judge ruled today former world chess champion Garry Kasparov must serve the five-day jail sentence he received after leading a protest against President Vladimir Putin that ended in clashes with police.
Dozens of opposition activists were detained by riot police today as they tried to rally against Russian President Vladimir Putin's government in central St Petersburg.
A Moscow court sentenced former chess champion Garry Kasparov to five days in jail today for leading an opposition protest.
Riot police broke up an anti-Kremlin rally of several thousand people today, detaining some of the protesters, including former chess champion Garry Kasparov and other opposition leaders.
Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov's opposition alliance has been barred from participating in December's parliamentary elections, a spokeswoman for the group said today.
A member of a Russian opposition group led by former chess champion Garry Kasparov has been forcefully put in a psychiatric clinic in what activists said was revenge for critical reporting.
Russian president Vladimir Putin said today that a joint missile defence plan he proposed to the United States could include interceptor missiles hosted by US allies such as Turkey or even Iraq.
Two days of talks between Russia's President Vladimir Putin and an EU delegation led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel are unlikely to yield a single agreement.
Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov lambasted Russian authorities today over violent crackdowns at anti-Kremlin demonstrations last weekend, accusing police who beat and detained protesters of “brutality and cruelty”.
Investigators from Russia's security agency today questioned opposition leader Garry Kasparov, days after massive police crackdowns on anti-government protests in Moscow and St Petersburg last weekend.
European Union officials today said they would press the issues of democratic freedoms and human rights with Russian officials at talks next week.
About 1,000 anti-Kremlin protesters rallied in Russia's second largest city today, a day after a similar demonstration in Moscow brought clashes with police and at least 170 arrests.
Opposition leader and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov has been released by a Moscow court after detention in connection with a banned demonstration earlier today.
Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov, the former world chess champion, was detained by police today as supporters of his organisation tried to hold a banned protest march in central Moscow.
More than 2,000 people held a rare anti-government rally in Moscow on today, accusing the Kremlin of growing authoritarianism and protesting against electoral law changes.
It is the ultimate sporting merger of brain and brawn. Simon Lewis investigates the strange new world of Chessboxing.
THE international kings and queens of chess arrived in Cork yesterday ahead of the largest chess competition ever held in Ireland.
Garry Kasparov, the world’s top-ranked chess player for the past 20 years, has announced his retirement from the professional circuit.
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