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Paul Rudd and Stephen Hawking Play Quantum Chess. How Did I Miss This?

Paul Rudd and Stephen Hawking Play Quantum Chess Match

Have you ever heard of Quantum Chess? It’s a real game as if regular chess isn’t hard enough!

This awesome video pits actor Paul Rudd against noted Physicist Stephen Hawking in a epic game of Quantum Chess that determines our future. (Narrated by Keanu Reeves)

A great little video to start your weekend. I think wee should do more of this for regular chess. Although it has clearly been exploding in popularity in recent years, so many people feel that chess is so unapproachable. It reminds me of the video chess match between Carlson and Rainn Wilson. Seriously, chess is for everybody, at any age. Chess does not need to feel intimidating!

Here are the details on the movie:

Published on Jan 27, 2016
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Caltech’s Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (http://bit.ly/IQIMCaltech) in association with Trouper Productions (http://bit.ly/TrouperProductions) brings you a chess match for the ages: Paul Rudd vs. Stephen Hawking in a game of Quantum Chess, narrated by Keanu Reeves.

Quantum Chess Developer: Chris Cantwell
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Director: Alex Winter
Producers: Devorah DeVries (Trouper Productions) and Spyridon Michalakis (Caltech)
Associate Producer: Damir Omic
Director of Photography: Joe DeSalvo
Graphics: Jonathan Pope
Script: Jose M. Gonzalez
Story: Gorjan Alagic, Chris Cantwell, Jose M. Gonzalez and Spyridon Michalakis
Editor: Chris Catanach (Stitch Studios)

Ant-Man footage courtesy of Disney and Marvel Studios.

Funding provided by the National Science Foundation.

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