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Chess in Cambridge: Jen Shahade Visits MIT [VIDEO] Print E-mail
February 7, 2013
Last week, I visited Cambridge to guest lecture at the "MIT poker class." I talked about the parallels between chess and poker and what it's like to be a woman in both games. When I asked the class how many knew the rules of chess, more than half raised their hands and many were tournament players.  

 


While in MIT, I also got a chance to meet with Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a physicist post-doc at MIT and one of the founding members of Wuchess. 

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Though Wuchess is no longer around, RZA is still quite connected to chess-he supported February 2012 cover star, HHCF founder Adisa Banjoko's upcoming trip to Harvard. 


Look for another video hosted by Jennifer Shahade on the "Game for the Ages" Aronian-Anand game on the STL Chess Club Youtube channel. Also subscribe to the US Chess Federation channel on YouTube.
 
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