Aftermath of the Chess presidential election: Chessvibes talks about laying groundwork for a revolution against FIDE. (source) Time magazine covers the politics. (source)

At the finals in the Chess Olympiad, Malaysia lost a game against Bahrain because Mas Hafizulhelmi’s cell phone alarm went off, which is an automatic loss for the player. (source)

Giant Robot Lego Chess (source):

Watch a video of the pieces moving at source.