Former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik faces off against a robotic arm in a game of blitz chess

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Former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik faces off against a robotic arm in a game of blitz chess
Robots and artificial intelligence are no stranger to chess, but it's not every day you get to witness an actual, fiery game of blitz chess between a World Champion and a robotic arm. Vladimir Kramnik, who was World Chess Champion from 2006 to 2007, seems to take the game pretty casually, but the robo-arm's quick, decisive moves feel just a little threatening to us. We get it, you're a robot, you don't have to go shouting it from the rooftops!
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