Karpov v Kasparov: The Soviet Chess Rivalry Of The USSR | Two Kings For A Crown | Timeline

Interwoven portraits of Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov, whose 25-year bitter rivalry accompanied the fall of the USSR. The story of a duel between two chess giants, fighting a personal war in a world gone to ruin. This battle of black and white was more than a face-off over a chessboard. Part psychological drama, part… Continue reading Karpov v Kasparov: The Soviet Chess Rivalry Of The USSR | Two Kings For A Crown | Timeline

A brief history of chess – Alex Gendler

Trace the storied history of the game of chess, from its origins in 7th century India to the computer software we use today. — The attacking infantry advances, their elephants already having broken the defensive line. The king tries to retreat, but the enemy flanks him from the rear. Escape is impossible. This isn’t a… Continue reading A brief history of chess – Alex Gendler