Grandmaster Announces PogChamp Chess Tournament With Dwight Schrute, Logic, And Loads Of Streamers – TheGamer

Hikaru Nakamura, chess grandmaster and Twitch personality, just announced the next online PogChamps 3 celebrity chess tournament. Chess is enjoying a renaissance on Twitch largely driven by charismatic streamers such as grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura, who periodically reaches out to other Twitch personalities to teach them the ancient game of Chess

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Evolve into a champion chess player with training from grandmasters | TheHill – The Hill

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How ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Editor Heightened the Tension of Competitive Chess – Hollywood Reporter

Michelle Tesoro was new to the game herself, but she treated the matches at the center of the Netflix series as if she were cutting dialogue scenes, with the scripted moves speaking for themselves. Film editor Michelle Tesoro likens constructing the tense chess matches in The Queen's Gambit Netflix's limited series about fictional chess prodigy Beth Harmon, played by Anya Taylor-Joy to cutting dialogue scenes, even though few words are spoken during the hushed games. Writer-director Scott Frank set a goal: Make the competitive matches dramatic, as well as something that both pros and the uninitiated could follow.

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Franz Kafka, the pawn of a pawn – Chessbase News

Only one reference to chess has been found in Kafkas work, within the epistolary genre. In Letters to Milena (Schocken Books, New York, 1990), the following paragraph is part of one of the letters: The only thing I do fear and I fear this with my eyes wide open, I am drowning in this fear, helpless (if I could sleep as deeply as I sink into fear I would no longer be alive) is this inner conspiracy against myself (which the letter to my father will help you understand better, although not entirely, since the letter is much too focused on its purpose), which is based on the fact that I, who am not even the pawn of a pawn in the great chess game, far from it, now want to take the place of the queen, against all the rules and to the confusion of the game I, the pawn of a pawn, a piece which doesnt even exist, which isnt even in the game and next I may want to take the kings place as well or even the whole board. Moreover, if that were what I really wanted, it would have to happen in some other, even more inhuman way

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