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101 Checkmates in films
Sunday, September 16, 2012 21:52
Here's a nice video which we came across at Alexandra Kosteniuk's blog. It's a montage of 101 checkmates in film and television and quite enjoyable to watch! According to the info given below the video at YouTube, the following films are featured, in order of appearance: The Luzhin Defence (1), Bicentennial Man, New York (2009), Knights of the...
Checkmate: an award winning short film
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 10:03
"Jan learns that staying in an asylum can make anyone crazy. He challenges his evaluator to a game of chess to prove that he should be released. The stakes could not be higher in this tense battle of wills." Checkmate is a short film by Navarro Aydemir, a Turkish director, writer and editor. It is Navarro's second short film, created in 2010 for...