Room 207a, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Age Level

14-18 18+
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

The Geometry of Chess

The chessboard is an eight by eight grid. Despite the limited size of the board, there exist some beautiful geometrical concepts in the game. We will briefly investigate the mathematics involved in some of these concepts.

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This presentation will be repeated from 3:15-4:00pm.

Presented by:

John Urschel

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

John Urschel is a Ph.D. candidate in mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and former NFL offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens.

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