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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Cool Xtreme Chess Championships on TV! Must watch video

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Hi everyone,

How about some cool chess news for the weekend? The second episode of the Extreme "X Chess" Championships, featuring a double header Battle of the Sexes is now live!

We thank our friend Jennifer Shahade (writer, entrepreneur and gamesplayer, two-time American Women’s Chess Champion and the editor of Chess Life Online at for sending us this video.

Sixteen-year-old chessmaster Alena Kats faces poker player & chess champ Alex Barnett while law student & ballerina Alisa Melekhina plays an intense match vs. Stanford senior Elliott Liu. The X Chess Champs is an eight-player single-elimination knockout made for TV chess tournament by Jennifer Shahade, Daniel Meirom and Greg Shahade. Stay posted on the Xtreme Chess Championships on twitter, facebook and subscribe to the youtube channel.

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