Today’s ‘bloody’ chess video!

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Written and directed by Chris Kohout back in 2011, this short film (3 min) is action packed and worth checking out! You would be surprised how many people can be killed in just 3 minutes… The film was entered in a number of film festivals, doing quite well, apparently.

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The trailer says ‘Bullets and blades fly when a sniper and her charming hitman partner steal a valuable briefcase from some well defended arms dealers.‘  But for us chess players, what is really remarkable is that while all this is going on, the head of the arms dealership (a male and female) are more interested in a game of chess!

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Notice the glasses of wine.  The gun shooting outside the building seems to have caught their attention, and rather than postpone the game, they order some bodyguards to go and take care of it…(!)  One should not be surprised that the two of them will also die…but I don’t want to spoil the finish for you!

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‘A former programmer, filmmaker and Marine, Georgia born Chris Kohout’s writing combines a deep technology background with a keen interest in human motivations. His style has been described as “Sci-Fi with heart.” ´ Read more at the link above.

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