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Chess Game in a Movie

In the 1957 Swedish filmĀ The Seventh Seal, a man’s life depends on a game of chess. TheĀ title of the movie comes from the Book of Revelation in the Bible, although the film is not primarily Biblical. Many activities other than … Continue reading

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Chess Moves in the Movies

Have you ever seen a film in which a game of chess was played? Was the board laid out correctly, with the white square on the right corner? Did it look like a real game of chess was being played? … Continue reading

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