The Rook

The Rook

A puzzling piece that centers the game in a fundamental way. A costly piece, yet many times is sacrificed.

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The Bishop

The Bishop

A great arsenal to attack secretly across the board. Helps gain momentum in end game situations.

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The King

The King

The most dynamic piece on the board. Without protection the game is frantically in jeopardy.

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The Pawn

The Pawn

The least valuable piece on the board, yet the most critical piece when the game is close.

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Modest Win Although Very Timely

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A Prisoner That Ran Away

Police say Vicky White drove to the Lauderdale County Detention Center in Florence, Alabama on April 29, telling colleagues she was taking inmate Casey White to the courthouse for a mental evaluation. When she did not answer her phone or return in the afternoon, authorities realized the pair had gone missing. Authorities eventually learned that the evaluation

What No Mercy Stands To Be

No Mercy is award-winning author Joanna Schaffhausen’s heart-pounding second novel. Police officer Ellery Hathaway is on involuntary leave from her job because she shot a murderer in cold blood and refuses to apologize for it. Forced into group therapy for victims of violent crime, Ellery immediately finds higher priorities than “getting in touch with her

A Game of Raw Talent

In Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell considers the circumstances that lead to success. The first half of the book looks closely at how opportunities matter more in the lives of successful people than hard work or raw talent. The second half of the book focuses on cultural legacies: behavioral tendencies rooted in their

The Bigger The Name, The Harder They Fall

Last spring, after the pandemic stalled production on director Jeymes Samuel’s debut feature film, The Harder They Fall, most of the cast and crew left the set in Santa Fe. But lead actor Jonathan Majors stuck around, digging deeper into how to bring his character, Nat Love, the legendary, late-nineteenth-century cowboy recast as a heroic outlaw