10 December 2010

Karpov vs. Alzheimer

Can Chess Checkmate Alzheimer's? (2:15) • 'Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov pits his skills against French rival Joel Lautier.'

'It's all part of a scientific experiment to determine if intellectual work can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's Disease. The researchers want to test the theory that the brain will stay healthy longer if kept engaged with mental and physical exercise.' • More chess news clips with transcripts: english.ntdtv.com (New Tang Dynasty Television).

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