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Friday, October 5, 2012

Remembering Chess Positions: How a GM Does it! <--Cool Chess Video

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Chess grandmaster Patrick Wolff performs a classic chess memory task (filmed by Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris). GM Wolff was shown a card depicting a chess position and he then reconstructed the position on a chess board from memory. The video illustrates the powerful effect of expertise on pattern perception and memory.

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