Chess stars to play in historic Scottish distillery
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Chess stars to play in historic Scottish distillery

Magnus Carlsen, Vishy Anand, Ding Liren and Sergey Karjakin will this weekend play each other twice in rapid chess in the Lindores Abbey Chess Stars tournament. The event, which will be broadcast live via chess24 with commentary by Danny King, sees chess return to the 12th century Lindores Abbey over 500 years after monks were recorded as having chessboards in their possession. A limited edition £150-a-bottle chess-themed Scotch whisky has been released to mark the occasion.




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