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  Chessdom - Grand Slam Chronology
The format of the Grand Slam was confirmed (6 to 14 players, top four must participate in all events).
On January 17 the Grand Slam is confirmed as the events will be Linares Morelia, Corus, Mtel Masters, and a fourth tournament (on rotational basis).
The Chess Grand Slam first edition (2008) is now completed, with five tournaments: Corus Wijk aan Zee (The Nederlands, January 11-27th), Linares (Spain, February 15th – March 9th), M-Tel Masters Sofia (Bulgaria, May 6-18th), Mexico City (June 21st – July 6th) and the Final Masters in Bilbao (Spain, September 15-27th).
grandslam.chessdom.com /grand-slam-chronology   (951 words)

  
  YOJOE.COM | Grand Slam
Grand Slam was one of the first figures released in the first series (1982).
When the new version of Grand Slam was released in 1983, two major changes were made to his construction.
The head of Grand Slam was re-used with Grunt and Zap (and in 1983 Tan Grunt v2).
www.yojoe.com /action/82/grandslam.shtml   (322 words)

  
  Grand Slam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Generally a "Grand Slam" is associated with achieving at least four feats simultaneously or in succession; achievements of three of a kind are typically termed Triple Crowns or hat-tricks instead.
The Grand Slam was discontinued after the Ferko lawsuit forced NASCAR to discontinue the Mountain Dew Southern 500.
Grand Slam bomb was a larger version of the Tallboy bunker buster bomb developed by Barnes Wallis in World War II for the Royal Air Force
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_Slam   (583 words)

  
 Grand Slam (golf) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grand Slam is taken either as holding the championship of all four of the major championships simultaneously, or by the more strict winning the four major championships of a calendar year.
The term "Grand Slam" was first applied to Bobby Jones' achievement of winning the four major golfing events of 1930: the U.S. and British Opens, and the U.S. and British Amateurs.
Tiger Woods has come closest to meeting the modern definition of golf's Grand Slam by holding all four modern major championships simultaneously — the 2000 U.S. and British Opens, the 2000 PGA Championship, and the 2001 Masters — although not in the same calendar year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_Slam_of_golf   (579 words)

  
 Grand Slam (tennis) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term Grand Slam was first used in 1933, by the American journalist John Kieran.
The expression Grand Slam, initially used to describe the winning of the tennis major events, was later incorporated by other sports, notably golf, to describe a similar accomplishment.
The Golden Slam, or Golden Grand Slam, is winning all four Grand Slam tournaments, as well as the Gold medal in tennis at the Summer Olympics, in the same calendar year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_Slam_in_tennis   (917 words)

  
 YOJOE.COM | Grand Slam
Grand Slam (v2) - also known as Grand Slam (v2) - was part of the second series (1983), packaged exclusively with the JUMP Jet Pack.
Grand Slam (v2) was made from the exact same mold as the swivel arm version of Grand Slam (v1.5) (1983).
The head of Grand Slam was re-used with Grunt and Zap (and in 1983 Grunt (v1.5), Zap (v1.5), and Grunt (v2)).
www.yojoe.com /action/83/grandslam2.shtml   (291 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Grand Slam in tennis
A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year:
These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments of the year in the public mind as well as in terms of the ranking points and prizemoney awarded for performances in them.
Serena Williams, when attempting to win four consecutive Grand Slam tournaments, though not within one calendar year, described such a feat as a "Serena Slam." She did indeed succeed in winning this honour she named after herself.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Grand-Slam-in-tennis   (764 words)

  
 Grand Slam of golf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Grand Slam of golf consists of four major golfing events held each year; the events are often referred to as the major tournaments and are all recognized as a part of the world's two most prestigious tours, the PGA TOUR in the United States and the PGA European Tour.
Tiger Woods has come closest to meeting the modern definition of golf's Grand Slam by holding all four modern major championships simultaneously (2000 U.S. and British Opens, 2000 PGA Championship, and the 2001 Masters), although not in the same calendar year.
This PGA Grand Slam of Golf tournament provides a prize of $1 million and initially was played at a different golf course each year.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/g/gr/grand_slam_of_golf.html   (403 words)

  
 Grand Slam of Ultras - May 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Its crucible climb, and possibly the most merciless of the Grand Slam, is over the 12,600-foot Hope Pass, where runners ascend 3,500 vertical feet in a matter of miles.
Jensen himself Grand Slammed in 1999; his Web site (www.run100s.com) is the repository for Grand Slam data and information.
Grand Slammers are their modern-day equivalents, at once exploring remote geographical regions, absolute physical thresholds, deepest visceral emotions and the ability to mentally endure.
www.runningtimes.com /issues/00may/grandslam.htm   (2527 words)

  
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The grand slam, of course, is the ultimate feat of tennis, that of winning the four major championships—French, American, British, and Australian—in a single calendar year.
Grand Slam event has given way to Grand Slam title, which in turn has come to be routinely abbreviated as Grand Slam.
Similarly, a Zoroastrian Grand Slam may be said to comprise her wins from the U.S. Open of 1983 through the following Wimbledon, all of which fell within the year 2373 of that calendar.
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 SoundStage! Jim Hall - Grand Slam
The term "grand slam" has transcended its baseball origins to come to mean a peak achievement, the best possible result, the ultimate success.
Grand Slam was recorded live at the Regattabar in Cambridge, Massachusetts using the DSD recording process that Telarc has been putting to such excellent use of late.
Kudos also to whoever programmed the tracks on Grand Slam, as he or she was wise enough to put the cut "Slam" first.
www.soundstage.com /music/reviews/rev271.htm   (673 words)

  
 Grand Slam Of Skating Tickets : Grand Slam Of Skating @BuySellTix.com
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www.buyselltix.com /figureskating/grand_slam_of_skating.php   (151 words)

  
 Grand Slams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Grand Slams started out with a few Jeep Grand Cherokee internet friends getting together for a trail ride in Grand Slam East.
Grand Slam West soon followed later in the summer of 98 in Moab, Utah.
The Grand Slam trail rides are a great time for friends to share time on the trials across America.
www.nagca.com /grandslam   (218 words)

  
 The Grand Slam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All Grand Slam scopes are equipped with the Micro-Trac 4 point adjustment system.
Grand Slam scopes also feature a fast-focus eyepiece adjustment ring to adjust the scope perfectly to your eye.
Grand Slam Scopes have 1/4 MOA and low profile target style dials.
www.4scopes.com /the_grand_slam.htm   (179 words)

  
 Grand Slam Cup
The Grand Slam Cup in Munich, Germany is a tournament created by the ITF (International Tennis Federation).
The Grand Slam Cup is not an ATP Tour event.
Eligibility for the Grand Slam Cup is determined by a player's results from the four Grand Slam events in that calendar year.
www.tennislovers.com /Content/grand.htm   (191 words)

  
 Rifle Scopes / Weaver Rifle Scopes / Weaver Grand Slam Rifle Scopes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Weaver Grand Slam rifle scopes compare to the best of the best at the sporting goods counter — except for their price tag.
All Weaver Grand Slam rifle scopes are equipped with the Micro-Trac 4 point adjustment system, the best in the industry.
Weaver Grand Slam rifle scopes also feature a fast-focus eyepiece adjustment ring to adjust the scope perfectly to your eye.
www.riflescopes.com /departments/253/rifle_scopes/weaver_rifle_scopes/weaver_grand_slam_rifle_scopes.htm   (168 words)

  
 Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation - Grand Slam for Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
General admission concert tickets are on sale through the MGM Grand Garden Arena box office and Ticketmaster and can be purchased by contacting the MGM Grand at (800) 929-1111 and www.mgmgrand.com or Ticketmaster at (702) 474-4000 and www.ticketmaster.com.
The Andre Agassi Charitable Foundationâs eighth annual benefit, "The Grand Slam for Children," held on October 4, 2003 broke another record by raising over $12.6 million, of which $6.3 million was a matching contribution made that evening by Ty Warner, of the Ty beanie baby company.
The next Grand Slam for Children will take place onOctober 2, 2004.  Through early reservations, the Silver $7,500 and Gold $15,000 sponsorship levels have sold out.  However, the Platinum $30,000 and Diamond $75,000 levels are still available.  Each table seats 10 people and tables are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
www.agassifoundation.org /grand_slam.html   (534 words)

  
 STORYNIGHTHAWKS
Just like their countrymen of NIGHT HAWKS, also GRAND SLAM is influenced by the more AOR/Melodic Rock orientated bands as well as the heavier Party kinda Melodic Hard Rock.
It is pretty clear that GRAND SLAM is influenced by the American Mainstream Rockbands from the late 80s/early 90s, because this CD contains a lot of influences of bands like FIREHOUSE, DAMN YANKEES, DANGER DANGER, SLAUGHTER, WHITE LION and NELSON who at that same time were very popular in both the USA and Japan.
GRAND SLAM must have been influenced by FRONTLINE on this song, because at that time that German band had just scored massive hits in Japan.
www.angelfire.com /ma/strutteraor/STORYGRANDSLAM1.html   (1332 words)

  
 International Order Policy
Grand Slam Tennis Store is committed to giving our international customers outstanding service and fast delivery.
Grand Slam Tennis Store strongly suggests that you check with your local customs agency to determine the extent of such charges prior to purchase.
Grand Slam Tennis Store cannot issue credit in cases where packages are not delivered due to non-payment of fees.
www.grandslamtennisstore.com /international-orders.php   (859 words)

  
 Grand Slam Tennis Tours| Tennis Ticket and Travel Packages.
Grand Slam Tennis Tours packages courtside tickets and top hotel accommodations to tennis tournaments around the world.
Enjoy a dinner cruise on Paris' River Seine, a wine tour in South Australia or a day trip exploring Stonehenge.
A Grand Slam agent is ready to help you plan the tennis package of your dreams.
www.grandslamtennistours.com   (193 words)

  
 Grand Slam Tennis Store Privacy Policy
Grand Slam Tennis Store does not sell, rent, loan, trade, lease or otherwise transfer any personal information collected on our website or over the phone, including forms or e-mail lists, to any third party.
Grand Slam Tennis Store maintains e-mail lists, but only of those individuals that have specifically opted to receive updates and other information from Grand Slam Tennis Store.
If you wish to completely delete any personal information you submitted to Grand Slam Tennis Store, you may do so by contacting us at info@grandslamtennisstore.com.
www.grandslamtennisstore.com /privacy-policy.php   (407 words)

  
 The Grand Slam of Ultrarunning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Grand Slam of Ultrarunning Award was established in 1986, when Tom Green was the first finisher.
Michael Strzelecki's article on the Grand Slam from the May 2000 issue of Running Times.
Bob Boeder's book, "Beyond the Marathon: The Grand Slam of Trail Ultrarunning" (ISBN #1884778151) may be available at Amazon.com or elsewhere for about $15.
www.run100s.com /gs.htm   (315 words)

  
 The 2006 PGA Grand Slam of Golf
The PGA Grand Slam of Golf, the season-ending showcase featuring golf's premier foursome, is moving to the The Mid Ocean Club and The Fairmont Southampton on the beautiful Atlantic island of Bermuda for 2007.
In their news conference after Tuesday's first round of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Jim Furyk, Geoff Ogilvy, Tiger Woods and Mike Weir discussed their play over the opening 18 and how they'll approach the final round.
Tiger Woods has won the PGA Grand Slam six times in his seven visits to Poipu Bay, so it comes as no surprise that the world No. 1 is the overwhelming favorite to repeat yet again in an informal poll of national golf media.
www.pga.com /grandslam/2006/index.html   (429 words)

  
 Tennis Grand Slam - Miniclip Games - Play Free Games
Win all the major tournaments and become the grand slam champion!
Click here to open your default mail program and send Tennis Grand Slam to your friends.
There are 3 different ways of posting Tennis Grand Slam to your blog or website.
www.miniclip.com /games/tennis-grand-slam/en   (215 words)

  
 Creation Entertainment - Star Trek - Stargate SG-1 - Xena - LOTR - Conventions & Merchandise
Mark your calendars for April 11-13, 2008 for Grand Slam XVI.
For those Trekkers who could not be with us we wanted to share a message that was read at the convention from J.J. Abrams, the producer/director of the new STAR TREK feature film set for release for the Holiday season 2008.
It was great to introduce him to his many fans at Grand Slam.
www.creationent.com /cal/stgs.htm   (1550 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Golf | Woods tipped to clinch Grand Slam
Geoff Ogilvy has tipped Tiger Woods to win a Grand Slam of all four majors in a calendar year after finishing second to him at the Target World Challenge.
World number one Woods completed the so-called "Tiger Slam" when he won four straight majors between the 2000 US Open and 2001 Masters.
He became the first player to hold all four professional major titles at the same time, though he has not yet achieved the so-called grand slam and won all in the same year.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/golf/6189267.stm   (344 words)

  
 Grand Slam SG™ font family : MyFonts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Grand Slam SG™ is a Spiece Graphics font family with 2 styles priced from $35.00.
Grand Slam is based on an old cardwriting style known as Poster Gothic.
Grand Slam comes with a complete set of alternates including small caps and small figures.
www.myfonts.com /fonts/spiecegraphics/grand-slam-sg   (201 words)

  
 Grand Slam
When they went to lift the Grand Slam, thought for years to just be an empty casing, with an RAF 8 Ton Coles Crane, it wouldn't budge.
The Grand Slam was first used on 14 March, 1945 when a force of Lancaster bombers led by Royal Air Force Squadron Leader C.C. Calder attacked the Bielefeld railway viaduct destroying two spans.
The "Grand Slam" bomb was the biggest bomb used in WWII at all.
www.gunnies.pac.com.au /gallery/grand_slam.htm   (486 words)

  
 Grand Slam to Stardom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Grand Slam to Stardom is a talent search that will choose one lucky and very talented individual to open one of the most anticipated events of the year in the "Entertainment Capital of the World." The Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation is searching for the best undiscovered vocalist in Clark County, Nevada.
The Grand Prize Winner will be expected to attend a rehearsal for the Grand Slam for Children on October 6th, 2006.
Any expenses related to attending the rehearsal and performing at the Grand Slam for Children event are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.
www.grandslamtostardom.com /index.html   (397 words)

  
 Weaver Outdoor Optics - Grand Slam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Grand Slam riflescopes compare to the best of the best at the sporting goods counter — except for our price tag.
All Grand Slam scopes are equipped with the Micro-Trac 4 point adjustment system, the best in the industry.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Grand Slam riflescopes will be donated to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
www.weaveroptics.com /pg2_3/pg2_3.html   (402 words)

  
 Tennis Grand Slam
If you were to ask yourself which tennis Grand Slam tournament you would like to win, chances are that Wimbledon would be your first choice.
The four Grand Slam events are where tennis history is made.
For a comprehensive list of Grand Slam results, records, and statistics, including round of 16 results onwards at all four Grand Slam tournaments since 1968 (the year tennis went professional), you'll find what you're looking for at Tennis Grand Slams - A History of Results, Records and Statistics (coming soon).
www.expert-tennis-tips.com /tennis-grand-slam.html   (216 words)

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