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  1. 03 Apr '12 05:00
    Check out what this Sheriff did.....

    http://news.yahoo.com/illinois-sheriff-introduces-jail-chess-program-005937340.html
  2. 03 Apr '12 08:40
    Originally posted by shahenshah
    Check out what this Sheriff did.....

    http://news.yahoo.com/illinois-sheriff-introduces-jail-chess-program-005937340.html
    Idea is not bad, but does not seem to be original.

    "We started a similar program in Russia 15 years ago, and now we have a championship in Russia for detainees and for people who are rotting in prison," Karpov told Chicago's WBBM-Radio.
  3. Standard member Thabtos
    I am become Death
    04 Apr '12 22:06
    I've played a few people who learned chess in prision. The good ones can totally throw off your game by completely disregarding principles you were taught as gospel and come out and beat you.