Checkmate. Chess is Cool Again.

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Grandmasters Online

Most noticeably Grandmaster Hikaru, Grandmaster Hess, and the Woman FIDE Master Alexandra Botez all have made their mark on Chess live broadcasting.

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Will Chess Stay Cool?

The chess community has obviously openly welcoming all the new players and interest in chess as a game, but as I experienced back in 2016 I think interest may be short lived. As many people call it in the gaming community a “meta” or something that changes over time.

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Ross Dillon

Ross Dillon


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