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Why are Russians so good at Chess?
Will and Mango go deep into their chess cave to determine: what's the most dangerous styles of chess, why did the game move from the battlefield to the royal court, and if a billion people to play chess, can that stop an alien invasion?Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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The politics of chess
Last year’s contest to select a new president of chess’s governing body Fide was the bitterest in the organisation’s history, with accusations of bribery, electoral fraud, embezzlement, and a vast diplomatic influence campaign waged by the Russian state. Sam Jones talks to John Thornhill about the politics of chess. Read Sam's article hereContributors: Suzanne Blumsom, executive editor, Sam Jones, Investigations correspondent and John Thornhill, Innovation editor. Producer: Fiona Symon
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Tuesday 4/23/19 - U of I Campus Legend: Chess Guy
Eddie & University of Illinois student/viceroy, Tommy sit down with a guy who plays Chess at the bar versus students for drinks. Chess Guy Greg talks about how he knows that he's lost exactly 312 times, the most memorable opponent he's faced, how he's getting into tarot card readings, and more.
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