Today’s chess video

CHESS SWORD-FIGHTING!

(Move over chess boxing!)

This is quite funny!  What if Aramis, of Three Musketeers, fame, were a woman, “Aramia,” and didn’t necessarily fight like a European-martial-arts super-human? While protecting the king of France and his interests, Aramia finds herself having to fight one of her demons as well as the nefarious villain, Zadig.

According to the film director, the idea for this short film came out of a questionable Internet date and a flashback to an article he had read about chess-boxing: an international, competitive sport. After spending his non-budget on sword rentals, the director had to find YouTube videos to learn about stage combat and choreography, and rely on the patience of his actors….You can read more about this HERE.

funny

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