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Algorithms: the first ever feature documentary on Blind Chess
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Friday, October 26, 2012 16:51
All chess players know the concept of blindfold chess: playing without the actual board and pieces, but using the mind only. It used to be an annual affair among the top players at the Amber tournaments in Monaco, and sometimes there's news about the occasional blindfold simultaneous exhibition. But what about players who are actually blind?...
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Thursday, November 06, 2008 5:41
In one week the Olympiad in Dresden will take off, but a different Olympiad finished last week: the one for the blind and visually impaired, held in Heraklion, Crete (Greece). Russia was victorious by a wide margin, followed by Ukraine and Spain. The 13th Olympiad for Blind and Visually Impaired Chess Players took place 18-29 October at the 5-...