Anya Taylor-Joy Infiltrates the Boys Club of Chess in The Queens Gambit – Den of Geek

So when Frank, a long-time friend, invited her to join the series and spend a few months shooting in Berlin, Heller saw it as the perfect opportunity to, in her words, keep my street cred as a director who was an actor. As a director who seeks out projects about the uncomfortable things that people dont talk about, Heller found that Alma embodied those same sensibilities: Shes someone who has a lot of pain in her past, and that makes her most interesting; shes not some version of a 50s housewife that doesnt feel real. So much of what I try to do as a director is to tap into that thing that has made somebody the way they are.

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The Best Shows and Movies to Watch This Week: The Vow Finale, Borat Sequel – Up News Info

If you were to just glance at the TV listings this week, you might not be all that impressed with whats out there because of a lack of big-name releases, aside from the comfort food of network television welcome back, The Goldbergs (Wednesday, 8/7c, ABC) that returns this week. But dig a little deeper and expand your typical preferences, and youll find some good shows and movies you otherwise might not have noticed. Actually, we did the digging for you, as seen below, so all you really need to do is turn the TV on at the right time.

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2020: A Year of Success for Oxford Chess – Cherwell Online

The Oxford University Chess Club has won the 2019-20 Clubof the Year award from the English Chess Federation (ECF). Presented by the nationalgoverning body for chess and open to all clubs across the country, it is thefirst time that Oxford University has won the award, capping off a year filledwith success on and off the board. The chess club is one of the oldest societies at the university, founded in 1869.

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Dr C K Rajkumar: The Velvette man who pioneered the sachet revolution – Deccan Herald

Dr C K Rajkumar, an entrepreneur credited with pioneering sachet revolution in this part of the world, had an innate connection with the word innovation. He passed away here on October 7. Hailing from a rich trader family in the coastal town of Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu, Dr Rajkumar began experimenting with marketing shampoo and other products manufactured by his father since his college days and emerged successful

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2020 Pacific Coast Open: Better Late Than Never! | US Chess.org – uschess.org

Before theCOVID-19pandemic occurred, the Pacific Coast Open was scheduledto be held lastJuly in California.Unfortunately, the current situation precludes that, and theContinental Chess Association (CCA)madethedecisiontomovemostof their canceledover-the-boardevents online.The dates for many of those events have beendifferent, as well as formats(time control, rounds, prize fund), but at least these events were held to continuethetournaments tradition.In order to keep the regional flavor, entry fees weresignificantly discounted for those who live in the region where the OTB event would have been held. With that backdrop, the 2020Pacific Coast Open was held September 26-27and hosted on the Internet Chess Club (ICC).The eventdidnot quitematchthe size of itsOTB tradition,thoughit did have an $8,000 prize fund and drew 165 playersacrossfour sections

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