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chessman

any of the eight pieces and eight pawns used by each player in a game of chess
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That was a fictional telly show, but the lost chessman wasn't.
As if to illustrate the point, Sotheby's offers the near-miraculous discovery of another Lewis chessman (Fig.
Mr Chessman said: "The future looks bright for FMG and our move to Broad Lea House ensures we are prepared for the next chapter in FMG's history."
The show will be in the Chessman Gallery of the Lincoln City Cultural Center.
Harriet Scott Chessman (author); THE BEAUTY OF ORDINARY THINGS; Atelier26 (Fiction: Literary) 13.95 ISBN: 9780989302319
Cooney announced today the release of Chessman, and His Nine Lives on Death Row, published by Outskirts Press.
The Chessman is at once a mystery and a thriller, and is a recommended pick for any interested in a crime story that assumes the complexity and actions of a chess game.
He said President Asif Ali Zardari entered a 'deal' with the establishment and employed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan as 'a chessman'.
Second-placed Jim Chessman also had a perfect two-point score, losing out only on weight after weighing in a 246lb total.
I can recall one special case where my grandfather's principles and character were tested by a very controversial and sensational event that took place in the 1950s dealing with a notorious criminal, Caryl Chessman. It is difficult to describe the tension and negative atmosphere caused by press reports of Chessman's scheduled execution date on July 30, 1954.
Mark Chessman, deputy managing director at Lloyds TSB Autolease, said: "To retain this award for a second year in the current climate is particularly gratifying given the huge undertaking we have made as a business to help customers manage costs without compromising the benefits of running a fleet." Landmark recognises the UK's best performers for pre-sale and post-sale service fleets based on more than 9,000 responses from leasing and contract hire customers.