Stanley Kubrick and chess
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Stanley Kubrick and chess

Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) is considered to be one of the most influential filmmakers of the 20th century, but he was also a great chess fan. Marc Lopez, of the radio program Cooltura Escacs, sent us this article.

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