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My fellowship with the MIT Media Lab began in the fall of 2012 as a joint collaboration with Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Our main project has been to study the effects of games on society and to develop...

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Several weeks ago, Julio Catalino Sadorra became the first Grandmaster to sign up for the Millionaire...

The Millionaire Chess Open isn't just catching the eye of Grandmasters and other chess enthusiasts, it's also getting the attention of kids and their parents. Children as young as 7 are taking their chess careers to a new level thanks to the support of their...

Some people have been wondering if the entry fee for the Millionaire Chess Open is too high as compared to other chess tournaments. We decided it would be useful to present a side-by-side comparison of three premier tournaments in the U.S. to allow folks to decide for themselves. (We feel a bit like Progressive Car Insurance!) A key number is the Prize...

Recently, I saw a Facebook post from a respectable International Master of chess, who expressed some concerns about the feasibility of the Millionaire Chess Open. I'm glad to have this opportunity to respond to those doubts since it's the folks who really care about chess and have spent their lives dedicated to the game who I most want to see recognized and rewarded for all their hard work...

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