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Meet filmmaker Amit Dutta, who believes chess can endlessly surprise and reward us

In the 1950s, the Soviet grandmaster Alexander Kotov wrote the book Think like a Grandmaster, which became an instant classic. In the 90s, growing up as a chess-crazed boy in pre-Internet India, this book assumed a mythical aura within our circle. It seemed to hold the secrets of supremacy in this maddening, intoxicating game. Kotov …

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Meet filmmaker Amit Dutta, who believes chess can endlessly surprise and reward us

In the 1950s, the Soviet grandmaster Alexander Kotov wrote the book Think like a Grandmaster, which became an instant classic. In the 90s, growing up as a chess-crazed boy in pre-Internet India, this book assumed a mythical aura within our circle. It seemed to hold the secrets of supremacy in this maddening, intoxicating game. Kotov …

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