Inside the mind of a chess grandmaster

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What do You Think?

Magnus Carlsen has secured his fourth World Chess Championship title after a tense competition against Fabiano Caruana. Is chess the greatest game of all?

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Activities

  1. Research the origins of chess and write a short history of the game.
  2. What is your favourite game or sport? Write a speech that argues for why it is the best in the world, considering possible counterarguments that other people might make.