Moves to make chess more accessible to spectators
23 February 2015 Last updated at 00:14 GMT
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Media Lab are trying to turn chess into a spectator sport like American football or poker.
The group wants to make the game more accessible to the uninitiated, by presenting complex information on matches in a simple, visually appealing way and give an expert insight into the state of a game.
BBC Click's LJ Rich spoke to researcher Greg Borenstein to find out more.