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Film – Algorithms

Algorithms | India | 2012 | B&W | 96 mins
English, Hindi, Tamil, Odiya with English subtitles
Dir: Ian McDonald | Prod: Geetha J

In India, a group of boys dream of becoming Chess Masters, driven by a man with a vision. But this is no ordinary chess and these are no ordinary players. Algorithms is a documentary on the thriving but little known world of Blind Chess in India.

A deal is being struck for 20 buy-one-get-one-free tickets for ECF members – please watch this website for details …
Download a PDF of screenings and details here

Read on — Film – Algorithms

ECF President Dominic Lawson on the radio


Dominic’s ‘Across the Board’ series on Radio 4 starts today at 12:04, with five daily episodes, each 15 minutes long …
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Follow this link to read Dominic’s article in the Radio Times concerning Turing, Cumberbatch and the forthcoming film –

News from the World Seniors

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BCC 2014 Souvenir Programme

At Aberystwyth (BCC2014) a number of people paid for souvenir bulletins of the event. These are in the process of being printed and will be forwarded to all recipients by the end of November. If you have any queries please contact the Congress Manager Kevin Staveley at

News from the EYCC

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