Back to Blue

Back to Blue on film and stage….   FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films follows the drama  of Garry Kasparov vs Deep Blue Chess Match  in a short documentary film, “The Man vs. The Machine,” directed by Frank Marshall. The story — part of FiveThirtyEight’s new digital short series, “Signals” — hinges on a single move, the… Continue reading

Lots of Chess Will Shrink Your Brain!

Lots of Chess Will Shrink Your Brain!…………………… The idea that localised brain shrinkage isn’t necessarily bad is brought home wonderfully by a new brain scanning study of elite chess players. Jürgen Hänggi took structural MRI scans and diffusion tensor imaging scans of 20 male expert players (including three grandmasters and seven… Continue reading

Millionaire Chess

  Millionaire Chess – $1,000,000 Prize Guaranteed October 9-13 * Las Vegas, NV  Video BBC http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29573719 [Event “Millionaire Chess”] [Site “?”] [Date “2014.10.12”] [Round “7.48”] [White “IM Martin Del Campo, Roberto”] [Black “Braunlich, Tom”] [Result “1-0”] [ECO “B96”] [WhiteElo “2350”] [BlackElo “2145”] [PlyCount “81”] [EventDate “2014.10.12”] [SourceDate “2014.10.12”] 1. e4 c5… Continue reading

17th “Go to Innovation” in Berlin

17th “Go to Innovation” in Berlin November 14-16, 2014 You can download the invitation as a pdf document Organizer Dr. Martin Sattelkau (Schmöckwitzer Damm 18, 12527 Berlin) supported by Go-Verband Berlin e.V. Venue Innovationspark Wuhlheide                       Gewerbezentrum (business centre) „Manfred von Ardenne“ Köpenicker Straße 325 (house 40), 12555 Berlin                      … Continue reading