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The Chess Variant Pages

Braintv: a Korean Chess TV channel

Changgi is the Korean variant of chess, and is very popular in (South-)Korea. Indeed, the game is so popular that it has its own tv-channel: braintv is dedicated to broadcasts of Korean Chess games, often commented by two presenters: a man and a woman. Occasionally, other games are shown; I noticed a broadcast with comments on a chess game between Kasparov and Karpov. The channel is Korean spoken. The website of the channel is

It is also possible to see the broadcasts of the channel online, e.g., via

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Written by Hans Bodlaender. Pictures are screenshots of braintv broadcasts.
WWW page created: December 13, 2011