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Akiva Rubinstein and Polish Chess Documentary Video

Akiva Rubinstein and Polish Chess Documentary Video

jessicafischerqueen
Feb 28, 2011, 6:25 PM 4

This series examines Polish chess history from the Medieval period to the end of the Second World War. Part one discusses the origins of chess in Poland, and the rise of world class masters such as Szymon Winawer and Johannes Zukertort.  The series concludes with a discussion of Poland's Chess Olympiad success in the 1930s and the catastrophic effect of the Holocaust on Polish chess culture.

This video documentary was written by Jessica Fischer

Voice over narration by Richard Dewoskin

 

 

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