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And for her next move ... San Fernando Valley chess champ hits the world stage

Julia Sevilla started playing chess when she was still little. Her dad, Fernando Sevilla, was an avid chess player growing up in the Philippines, inspired by the famous chess master of the 1970s, Bobby Fischer. After immigrating to the United States, he competed in tournaments and poured over strate

LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-16 02:35:11

AmeriCup Experience Prepares Larry Drew For Camp

In recounting his 2017 FIBA AmeriCup experience, Larry Drew II was very appreciative of the opportunity to represent the red, white, and blue. "It was a terrific experience to be out there and to represent your country" Drew said. "I've always had aspirations to make the NBA or to play at the highes

NBA - 2017-09-15 23:59:59

Higuain omitted by Argentina again as Brazil recalls Diego

Provided by Goal.com Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain has again been overlooked by Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli for next month's decisive final round of World Cup qualifiers. Higuain was axed for the recent draws against Uruguay and Venezuela which left Argentina fifth, clinging to an intercont

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 20:11:44

Nicolas Lodeiro called in for Uruguay's October World Cup qualifiers

Call-up shouldn't affect availability for Sounders, who will be on a break. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Nicolas Lodeiro's influence on the Uruguay national team may be waning a bit - he didn't play in either of the most recent World Cup qualifiers - but he'll be called up again in October. Lodei

SOUNDERATHEART.COM - 2017-09-15 19:54:02

Britain Not at Back of Queue for EU Trade Deal-Commissioner

BRUSSELS - A trade agreement with post-Brexit Britain is a priority for the European Union and the United Kingdom will not have to wait in line behind others for talks to start, a senior European Commissioner said on Thursday. "I've read papers that sometimes refer to some of us saying that the UK i

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-14 11:48:28

11th International Yacht Club Challenge

11th International Yacht Club Challenge by Manhattan Yacht Club today at 4:37 pm 11th International Yacht Club Challenge Manhattan Yacht Club Tweet The International Yacht Club Challenge was invented by our Club in it's second year, 1988. This event is synonymous with the international spirit and

SAIL WORLD - 2017-09-14 23:37:00

Uruguay's first female vice president is convicted ex-guerrilla

Uruguay's new vice-president Lucia Topolansky talks with her husband, senator and former president Jose MujicaUruguay's new vice-president Lucia Topolansky talks with her husband, senator and former president Jose Mujica (AFP Photo/MIGUEL ROJO) Montevideo (AFP) - Uruguay's new vice president is a 7

YAHOO! - 2017-09-14 11:09:28

Germany return to top of FIFA rankings

ZURICH (Reuters) - World champions Germany pushed Brazil back into second place to return to the top of the FIFA rankings, which was published on Thursday. Germany's 2-1 win away to the Czech Republic and their 6-0 drubbing of Norway in the World Cup qualifiers lifted them over the already-qualifie

REUTERS - 2017-09-14 09:07:58

Germany oust Brazil at top of FIFA World Ranking

Brazil have lost top spot in the FIFA World Ranking to Germany. World Cup qualifying wins over the Czech Republic and Norway, combined with Brazil's draw with Colombia, have allowed the world champions to regain the summit. Euro 2016 winners Portugal are up three places to third, above Argentina,

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-09-14 09:02:13

PokerStars Festival Uruguay Kicks Off Sept. 16

The PokerStars Festival is heading to the Conrad Hotel & Casino in Punta del Este, Uruguay for 18 action-packed tournaments from Sept. 16-23. While this marks the first time the festival has hit Uruguay, PokerStars has visited Uruguay in the past during the defunct Latin America Poker Tour including

POKER NEWS - 2017-09-14 21:02:00

New FIFA rankings announced - England falling behind Wales and a change at the top

England have dropped to 15th in the latest FIFA rankings - and have been overtaken by Wales. Gareth Southgate's men beat Slovakia and Malta earlier this month as they stand on the verge of reaching the World Cup in Russia next year. But that wasn't enough to prevent the Three Lions slipping two plac

MIRROR - 2017-09-14 08:42:00

Uruguay economy grows 2.8 pct in 2nd quarter

September 14, 2017 / 8:19 PM / Updated an hour ago MONTEVIDEO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Uruguay's economy expanded 2.8 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from the same period a year earlier, central bank data showed on Thursday. The economy shrank 0.8 percent from the first quarter of the year, howev

REUTERS - 2017-09-14 20:16:00

Uruguay setting up dedicated cannabis dispensaries after banks scare off pharmacies

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Uruguay's government announced Wednesday that it is changing its retail system for legalized marijuana because banks are making it difficult for pharmacies to sell cannabis as planned. Banks are refusing to deal with companies linked to cannabis in order to follow international

DENVER POST - 2017-09-14 20:14:53

Uruguay to Allow Marijuana Sales Outside Pharmacies after Banking Problems

EspanolOfficials in Uruguay have announced plans to create new avenues for selling legal cannabis following problems with the country's banks regarding questions surrounding cash-only payments at pharmacies. Assistant Secretary of the Presidency Juan Andres Roballo said this week that officials are

PANAMPOST.COM - 2017-09-14 20:04:08

FIFA confirms Russia 2018 seeds will be based on October rankings

FIFA has confirmed that the seeding for the 2018 World Cup will be based on the October edition of its rankings. This means hosts Russia, currently ranked 64th, and the world's top seven teams will be in the first pot for the draw in the Kremlin on December 1, with the remaining 24 teams divided eq

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 19:11:01

How to Game the FIFA Rankings and Earn an Easy World Cup Draw

, Wales are on the verge of landing a seed at the 2018 tournament in Russia Here's a rule of thumb: Whenever it looks like FIFA did something smart, you'll always be able to find a reason why it's dumb. On Wednesday, world soccer's governing body announced that the 32 teams that qualify for next sum

THE RINGER - 2017-09-14 18:44:30

FIFA changes World Cup draw seeding, which is good news for the U.S. ... except this year

Two-and-a-half months before the draw for the 2018 World Cup takes place in Moscow on Dec. 1, FIFA announced a fairly significant change to the event's format. Whereas in past years World Cup draws have been partially seeded, with the top eight teams in one pot and the remaining 24 separated by co

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-09-14 17:39:11

Brazil leads 4G expansion in LatAm

Brazil is the leader in the adoption of 4G across Latin America, according to new numbers from mobile operator trade body GSMA. The country ranks first in the region both in the absolute number of lines operating with that technology, as well as the total user base. According to the report, 35 perc

ZDNET - 2017-09-14 17:16:10

Bath fly-half Rhys Priestland not losing any sleep over Wales future

Bath's Wales international fly-half Rhys Priestland says he would be surprised if he plays for his country again. Priestland has won 48 caps, but his last Test start came in Wales' 2015 Rugby World Cup opener against Uruguay. Ahead of another busy few days of club action our experts predict which te

ESPN - 2017-09-14 15:35:38

Head to head: Will the All Whites beat the fifth-best South American team?

Chris Wood could hold the key to New Zealand's chances of making the World Cup. With New Zealand's win over the Solomon Islands in Oceania World Cup qualifying, they have set up a November playoff with the fifth-placed team from South America for a spot at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Our writers d

STUFF - 2017-09-14 02:48:50