(L) Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand and (R) US/Italian grandmaster Fabiano Caruana during round three of the Zurich Chess Challenge 2015
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Making chess a spectator sport

MIT's Media Labs aims to make chess more accessible to spectators by including live match data.

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Media Lab are trying to turn chess into a spectator sport like American football or poker.

The group wants to make the game more accessible to the uninitiated, by presenting complex information on matches in a simple, visually appealing way and give an expert insight into the state of a game.

BBC Click's LJ Rich spoke to researcher Greg Borenstein to find out more.

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