BBC presents a two part exploration of the Chess world in Seeking the Endgame.
Magnus Carlsen defeats the world in a chess challenge. (source)
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, preparing to defend his position as head of FIDE, resigns his role as president of the small republic of Kalmykia. (source)
The 2 episode BBC audio (Seeking the Endgame) was interesting. Cheers!
They query whether people “still wish to devote hours to mastering” chess. There’s so many transferable benefits that can be applied to life, through learning Chess, I’m amazed it’s not part of the School’s curriculum. The following page supports Chess In Schools: