Although chess is a game that is played, it is also an event that is performed. An analysis of the Fischer-Spassky World Championship, the match between Garry Kasparov and IBM's Deep Blue, and the European tour of the 19th-century American champion Paul Morphy reveals the qualities that make competitive chess a theatrical event that relies both on bodies and on imaginations.
|Number of pages
|TDR - The Drama Review - A Journal of Performance Studies
|Published - Jun 2014
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Visual Arts and Performing Arts
- Literature and Literary Theory