Anya Taylor-Joy wins first SAG Award for role in ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ – Alternative Press

Anya Taylor-Joy has won the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series award at the SAG Awards for her powerful performance in The Queens Gambit. This year, Taylor-Joy was up against a strong group of female actors including Cate Blanchett for Mrs. America, Michaela Coel for I May Destroy You, Nicole Kidman for The Undoing and Kerry Washington for Little Fires Everywhere.

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Perseverance when faced with a checkmate | Clergy Corner – Woodland Daily Democrat

By Mike Umbenhaur, Pastor Woodland Presbyterian Church One of the side-effects of being ordered to shelter-in-place for all this time has to be acquiring a desire to watch television, movies or LIVE-streaming videos. I cannot believe how much I have watched series after series; sometimes spending an entire day binge-watching something! I know that is probably not how a pastor should be spending his time. However, I know that I am NOT alone! A series that my wife and I watched, as did many others, was Netflixs The Queens Gambit

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FIDE resumes the Candidates Tournament – Chessbase News

Press release by FIDE The Candidates Tournament, the biennial 8-player event that decides who will be the Challenger for the World Chess Championship title, will resume on the 19th of April in Yekaterinburg, Russia. This double round-robin tournament kicked off on March 16, 2020. However, it had to be abruptly stopped 11 days later when the Russian government announced the closure of air traffic with other countries, amid a rapidly escalating coronavirus pandemic

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More protests in Spain over jailing of rapper – Yahoo News

The Telegraph A man who killed his wife has been handed a five year jail sentence after a court heard his anxiety had been "heightened" by lockdown. Anthony Williams, 70, told police he "literally choked the living daylights" out of his wife Ruth, 67, at their home in Cwmbran, south Wales, on the morning of March 28 last year, after he "snapped" following a period of feeling depressed and anxious. Williams was cleared of murder on Monday following a trial in which a psychologist argued his anxiety "was heightened" because of lockdown, which impaired his ability to exercise self-control

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KELOLAND On The Go Thursday, February 18 Toggle header content – KELOLAND.com

KELOLAND On The Go Thursday, February 18 Easley's three-pointer gives SDSU Men win over NDSU Jackrabbit Women battle past injuries to beat Bison Mors' 33 paces second-ranked Yankton past No. 4 Mitchell Libis moves up scoring list as Cardinals roll past Baltic Brandon Valley, Harrisburg dominate Region 2A Wrestling meet Diversity and representation in the classroom Mild flu season in South Dakota so far has only seen two deaths New Sioux Falls apartment permits bring record January growth Update: Teen victim in head-on crash now awake and responding Mental health issues are more prevalent than you think, especially during a pandemic Expect winter fog into Saturday morning Family Gras at Washington Pavilion

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02/18/2021: Another round of snow to end the week – NEWS10 ABC

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Chess: mate Blacks cornered king in just three moves – Financial Times

US champion Wesley So, who has emerged as the strongest rival to Magnus Carlsen in online events, defeated the world champion for the second time in three months last weekend as the former Filipino, 27, showed the benefits of his formula of home preparation with a difference. Many chess experts have authored books, articles and videos offering opening repertoires, but So is unique in playing his own recommendations, made in aChessablecourse complete with videos and full analysis, against all significant replies to 1 e4.

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