Earth vs. Space chess game

Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 10:58 | Posted in internet | 1 Comment
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US Chess Federation is organizing a chess game between Earth and Space. The space is represented by astronaut Dr. Greg Chamitoff, playing white. The Earth’s moves are voted by the general public. Students of Stevenson Elementary School in Bellevue, Washington prepare four options for the Earth’s move to be put on vote.

Here is Dr. Chamitoff making his second move at the space station:

Here are the options for Earth’s second move:

I just voted for 2 ..e6 which seems to be the leading option at this moment.

I subscribed to the RSS feed to keep track of the match.

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  1. […] Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 17:56 | In internet | Tags: chess The Earth vs. Space chess game which started last fall has been on hold for two months while astronaut Greg Chamitoff has spent time reacclimating with […]


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