simultaneous matches against 200 opponents at a chess exhibition in Jakarta
Students wait for the opening move of Indonesian rising chess star, 14-year-old national junior chess champion Masruri Rahman, during simultaneous matches against 200 opponents at a chess exhibition in Jakarta.
Gilder Michael Bowen's face is flecked with 23 1/2 carat gilt as he works in the Round Room at Strawberry Hill house in London, England.
Palestinian girls prepare themselves for a Koran recital competition during a parade organized by Hamas.
Two planes collide during an air show in Warngau, southern Germany. One pilot was killed in the mid–air collision; the other plane remained airborne and made an emergency landing.
An Ultra Orthodox Jewish man checks an etrog, a lemon-like citrus fruit, for blemishes to determine if it is ritually acceptable, before buying it as one of the four items used on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.
One of 25 pilot whales that died after beaching themselves in the sand at Spirits Bay, New Zealand.
Jacobite Highlander re-enactors sit in a bus stop as a woman cycles past in Prestonpans, Scotland. The actors were in town promoting this weekends re–enactment of the 1754 Battle of Prestopans.
Visitors of Oktoberfest celebrate the festival's 200th anniversary in Munich. The original 1810 Oktoberfest was held to celebrate the 12th marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig to the Saxon-Hildburghausen Princess Therese.
A masked man shouts slogans during a demonstration over pension reforms in Marseille