Haaretz pimps the recent Israeli winner of the Chess World Cup, and laments that Chess isn’t taken as seriously as other “sports” in Israel. (source)

NW Times (northwest Indiana) pimps “new” board games Sort It Out (A), Monopoly City (A-), Trivial Pursuit Team (A-), Bop It (B), StoryClub Girls’ Night (A-).  (source)

Slate’s The Big Money disses games that taught us bad things about economics, including Monopoly, Game of Life, Acquire, Payday, Risk, and Mall Madness. (source)

The NY Post pimps Blokus, Candyland Sweet Celebration, UNO Moo, Monopoly City, Scrabble Slam, and Sorry! Spongebob Squarepants. (source) Ho hum.

The North Central Illinois News Tribune pimps Dan Manfredini and his game Monkey Lab. (source) Shout out to BGG.

The Northumberland News pimps Stephen Helleiner and his game Herobits. (source)

The Eastern Echo pimps Eurogames, including Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Dominion, Pandemic, and Risk: Godstorm. (source) Another shout out to BGG.