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Learn to Start Streaming Chess!

Learn to Start Streaming Chess!

aranhawaii
| 29 days ago

Hello, if you're new here my name is Aran and I'm Chess.com's Director of Broadcast Operations.I just made a Skillshare course for anyone who wants to learn how to live stream and/or record content! That means Twitch, Youtube, or anywhere you can ...

Chess in Red Dead Redemption II

Chess in Red Dead Redemption II

aranhawaii
| Oct 28, 2020

Dutch van der Linde, a significant side-character in the game Red Dead Redemption II, can be seen later in the game sitting on the porch at camp saying a line to himself. It's only seven moves, but here they are: Know the opening? If you do, y...

Why There Isn't a Chess Badge in Girl Scouts

Why There Isn't a Chess Badge in Girl Scouts

aranhawaii
| Oct 4, 2020

I participated in Boy Scouts for many years in my youth, and I can say that scouting definitely changed my life for the better. It taught me how to have confidence, how to be a good leader or follower depending on the situation, and to take initia...

Want to Stream? Here's How to Start - Videos

Want to Stream? Here's How to Start - Videos

aranhawaii
| Jun 21, 2020

With so many tournaments happening online nowadays, there's more interest in broadcasting chess on Twitch and Youtube than ever before. The recent "Pogchamps" tournament hosted by Chess.com peaked (more than one day) at over 80,000 concurrent view...

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