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

Relat­ed Con­tent:

Kas­parov Talks Chess, Tech­nol­o­gy and a Lit­tle Life at Google

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