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Video Contest Final Stretch!

Video Contest Final Stretch!

Dec 6, 2011, 4:49 PM 11

Wow! There's less than a month to go till we discover the winner of our Promotional Video Contest (originally announced here), and there have been some amazing entries. We clearly have some very talented folks playing chess here!

Keep voting up your favorites! The YouTube video with the most Likes on January 1 wins $1000!

A LOT of the videos are quite great, but there are a few that have caught our eye here at Chess.com HQ: the sort of video one person sees and mails to everyone on the team with the subject "Did you see THIS one??"

So here is a list of just a few of the videos that have made us laugh, cry, or say "What the...?"

Stay thirsty my friends... These lyrics are killer!!


Moral: Cats have little patience for your lack of opening theory


The Chess Family!!


Some pencil-style graphical coolness...


Chess.com site features mixed up with real-life blitz excitement!


The agony of defeat...


Yes, dogs are welcome here... and their secret is safe with us


Stuff like this never happens in real life...


SO cool... Makes us want to join Chess.com all over again


It's definitely less annoying to lose to the frat boys online...


Chess as a metaphor for warfare? It kinda works actually!


The Cold War was like a chess game... or a drinking contest...


Seriously, kids... smoking kills.


Of course, there are many other great videos in the list! Check them out below! We'll announce the winner on January 1, 2012!

nonowho - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOEyYTTc3ls

TD-I-Prevail - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szr5kBVq4q0

AbenXY - http://youtu.be/lAdfpOP-Ito

omglolbbqpizza - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09MYSq2yfkI

nonowho - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0T18lURfLAc

Liquidator_Brunt - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgD5sUBbzU8

Aloizia  - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR9ykfxgJ5U

engmsosman - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYTd3FZO71

prameshpramesh - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh1ajvKYu1E

alexanderpetrov - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YKbsJdZQjk

Skofe - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XI9SQCB30V

pooya_alaie - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODFqGPjRdg8

BiffReagle - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWRnEZuDOCI

masterduckie - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HuKZIde5S4

He1120 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFpavhkPpJ0

AbenXY - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0S_GVEeD30

CliveLawrinson - http://youtu.be/XYDqQ_e70Ww

Jaskaranrd - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dz0vsnlw7I

RedBull1485 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMBxrz_mViw

enb - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzfjsdGdHXw

peterpeter99 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ma_QyhSCsX4

omglolbbqpizza - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3L4UwjPHyQ

alexanderpetrov - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCd3sP01HfU

oDVDo - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SecIobTiG5M

   & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cRs0cIWKLk&hd=1

blagojep - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oh2T6FdgB4g

Fmstrat - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7UDU9EIoic

Tampsen - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYf07k4BTPo

LisaStrong - - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5zN4t98tFE

blobby12 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKJJUsJNcsI

steward - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qqqz9gNCptQ

hidas - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WMQRZHvnps

steward - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vicdqim4jC0

jurss - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmoSbKQNd-4

nhat8121 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1itzOLHdbY

Texesa - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Y0bl9ED9xk

jurss - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kaa55EkE2JU

Pajser_resjaP - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASOw1HVeH9g (somewhat "mature" content)

kobesarmy - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikUItKa-Ovo

ErichHeino - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMFHf1NSwsk

gdiddy27 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0lQ9235l8c

Adhuri - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrmoQ4zbTug

vonStroheim - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbHFupmeJjU (somewhat "mature" content)

Arthur9298 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Kx88pSh3LA

RayDuqueIII - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BHfbTBRnoQ

baz-30 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ROP2cYNbA8

MTGXerxes - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UghbkC26Ptc

JoseAFadul - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGkcKlNlUmg

venerbotin - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_9xAlLShp0

abhiraj42 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5lu9AT7NxM

wilfredogaldamez - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_-hxxEocq0

INSANECRAZYGUY - http://www.youtube.com/watch?nomobile=1&v=V9MSV9LTHRM

SonnyMeadows - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOh5ZCTYhVg

Baudolino - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJbh3oIXo3A

gilansalehi - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwPbDQPaah4

Parotic_Groove - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xL9oQk-gsGQ

jrmrbr - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEBdIZCNd1c

chessplayer11 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZNkcprxw2g

hellobaby - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iaurHl1GsU


enb - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUNyIKsjjIA


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