(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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Moves to make chess more accessible to spectators

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.

More at BBC.com/Click and @BBCClick.

  • 23 Feb 2015
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