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NASA Takes Chess To Outer Space; ISS Defeats Mission Control In 1st Game

NASA Takes Chess To Outer Space; ISS Defeats Mission Control In 1st Game

NASA literally took chess out of this world in April as the International Space Station (ISS), situated in space, played against the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Mission Control, on Earth. The first game occurred concurrently with the FIDE World Chess Championship 2023, where GM Ding Liren beat GM Ian Nepomniachtchi to become the …

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World Team Championship Takes Off In Jerusalem, Played With Rapid Time Control

World Team Championship Takes Off In Jerusalem, Played With Rapid Time Control

Azerbaijan and China are the early leaders at the FIDE World Team Chess Championship which started on Sunday in Jerusalem, Israel. The tournament is played under the rapid time control of 45+10 and has a pool stage followed by a knockout stage. Like the Olympiad, the World Team Championship is held every two years, with …

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