News / UK and world by Press Association November 28, 2018, 6:47 pm Updated: November 28, 2018, 8:07 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Norwegian Magnus Carlsen has won the World Chess Championship for the fourth straight time, dominating American challenger Fabiano Caruana in a tie-breaker in London. Carlsen, 27, and Caruana, 26, spent three weeks in November in a stalemate with a record streak of 12 draws as they battled for the sport’s biggest title. But the deadlock was broken on Wednesday when the two grandmasters locked horns in a best-of-four series of rapid games. For each of these games the players had only 25 minutes to make all of their moves. Top-ranked Carlsen showed why he is renowned for his speed chess and end game prowess to dominate the tie-breaker, winning three in a row on the 13th day of play. He will take home 55% of the cash prize pool, which is a million euros (£880,000), while Caruana … [Read more...] about Magnus Carlsen still the king of world chess after defeating challenger
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News / UK and world by Press Association November 28, 2018, 10:01 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Norway’s Magnus Carlsen has retained the World Chess Championship, dominating American challenger Fabiano Caruana in a quick-fire tie-breaker in London. Carlsen and Caruana had spent much of November locked in a stalemate over the sport’s biggest title but the deadlock was broken on Wednesday in a best-of-four series of rapid games. It followed three weeks of play and a record 12 straight draws. In the quick form players have only 25 minutes to make all of their moves in each game, meaning blunders are more likely. The Norwegian proved why he is renowned as the king of speed chess and dominated the tie-breaker, winning three in a row so a fourth was not needed. “I’m very happy. I felt like I had a really good day at work today,” Carlsen said afterwards, prompting laughs from the room of … [Read more...] about Chess king Magnus Carlsen keeps his crown as he fends off challenger
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Chanakya Sharma June 9, 2018 1:08 pm Change Font Size In case of Supreme Court, the right to transparency must end an inch before the right to speculate is created. The proponents of live streaming often advance various examples but chief among them is, other countries where the practice prevails, comparison of court with Parliament and the fact of latter allowing live streaming, and the need for educating the masses on how courts decide cases, and so forth. All these reasons combined together are too tempting for a neutral citizen to not favor live streaming. However, a deeper analysis of each of these reasons would entail that they cannot be blindly applied to decide the issue. The eminent judge from United States Supreme Court Justice Scalia was once asked as to why the proceedings in Supreme Court and other federal courts be not telecast live so that people can be educated about what goes into the courtroom … [Read more...] about Should The Supreme Court Proceedings Be Live Streamed?
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THE perfect housemate is on top of their finances, keeps their nose out of your snacks and doesn’t mind mucking in with the washing up, it has emerged. A study of 2,000 renters revealed the top things they look for in a flat-share candidate including getting along with your friends, being a culinary whiz and being generous enough to lend you a fiver when you're short on funds. To stay in their good books, the perfect flatmate needs to pay their bills on time, keep the place looking clean and tidy, and keep the washing up from piling up on the side. One in five think it is important their perfect 'housie' has good music taste, and 27 per cent would like someone who is always there to talk to when they need a friend. It also emerged 23 per cent of renters believe they are lucky enough to have already met and lived with their perfect housemate. Carol Jiang, global managing director for Badi, an app for finding the perfect roommate according to age, tastes and interests, said: … [Read more...] about The perfect housemate keeps on top of finances, does the washing up and doesn’t eat your food