The Morning Watch: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Chess Analysis, Stuntmen React to ‘Hard Target’ & More – /FILM

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, listen to a world chess champion analyze some of the chess scenes from the Netflix miniseries The Queens Gambit.

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Play Chess With Lasers When Deflection Launches Later This Year – TheGamer

Deflection adds a little spice to your typical round of Chess by giving you pieces anyone can move and adding in a destructive element. One-man independent studio Coreffect Interactive recently announced Deflection, its first project, a turn-based strategy game based on classic board gameslike Laser Chess and Khet. The PC release date is set for sometime in the summer of this year, and you can now wishlist the game on its live Steam page.

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Chess Looks Wild In 2021 – Kotaku

This week we figure out how tall the very big lady from Resident Evil Village is, flip out a Bernie chair, learn what games will be free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers this month, buy 900lbs of PlayStation consoles and check in on chess YouTube in 2021. I cant wait for this MOBA to become really popular and spawn a mod that then spawns a MOBA that then spawns a new auto chess game that then spawns a card game that then spawns... G/O Media may get a commission This is why Im proud to work at Kotaku

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Chess.com app thrives in lockdown Northern Ireland after success of Queen’s Gambit – Belfast Live

Chess is thriving in lockdown Northern Ireland following the success of Netflix miniseries The Queen's Gambit. The show, which follows the career of chess prodigy Beth Harmon (Anya-Taylor Joy), became an unexpected hit for the streaming service, and has been watched by over 62 million people since it landed in late October. The show's success has led to an increase in people playing the game throughout the world, with Northern Ireland being no exception

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Chess: Two cases of cancel culture – TheArticle

At the climax of the 1978 World Chess Championship, which I recalled last week in my column on The Great Yoghurt Gambit, I was approached by Dr Max Euwe, President of FID (Fdration Internationale deschecs), The World Chess Federation, with a singular proposition. Having started catastrophically and going four wins to one down, Viktor Korchnoi, the Soviet defector, had fought back to level the scores at five wins each against the defending Champion, Anatoly Karpov, the golden boy of the USSR chess establishment.

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Cloud services on the growth path in India – Business Today

There is a global surge in adoption of cloud services after the coronavirus outbreak. The surge in cloud services is quite like the story of the sage who won a game of chess against a king and as a prize asked for a grain of rice on the first square on the chessboard and double it for every consequent square. Doubling the number of grains of rice on each square on a chessboard would mean over 18 quintillion grains of rice or 1.4 million metric tonnes

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