A Famous Chess Match from 1910 Reenacted with Claymation

We take you back to the famous Roesch – Schlage chess match played in 1910. Normally, when we replay matches in our minds, it looks something like this. Or like this:

Game: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. Qe2 b5 6. Bb3 Be7 7. c3 O-O 8. O-O d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nf4 11. Qe4 Nxe5 12. Qxa8 Qd3 13. Bd1 Bh3 14. Qxa6 Bxg2 15. Re1 Qf3 16. Bxf3 Nxf3#

But, you have got to admit, it looks infinitely better when presented in claymation like this. H/T to Metafilter

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  1. Mike Wedge says . . . | March 23, 2011 / 12:47 am

    Intense!

  2. Alboooz says . . . | March 23, 2011 / 12:49 am

    I won against chess computer withing five mows…then i try again the same…no way i can win again, then i reset the chess computer and yes i won again…………bad programing!!!

  3. Matt says . . . | June 19, 2012 / 1:07 am

    I would love to see more matches. This is great.

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