Vitalik Buterin played a game of chess with Canadian FIDE master Alexandra Botez

The co-founder and main character of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin faced the Canadian national player and chess streamer Alexandra Botez in a chess game.

Description: Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin took a break from his crypto activities and met his match — on the chess board versus a National Canadian Team player and well-known Twitch-based chess streamer.

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin played a chess game with Canada’s national team player Alexandra Botez live on Twitch. Botez holds the FIDE Master title and is a five-time Canadian Champion among women.

“I’m a chess streamer and a big fan of your work. I heard from some people in the crypto space that you are pretty good at chess! It would be a huge honor to play if you ever need a break.”

Forecast markets took bets on a game between Buterin and Botez, calling it the “king versus queen” game. The preferences of Yieldwars users turned out to be on the side of Alexandra Botez, and the players of Omen Prediction Markets were confident that Buterin would win. Alexandra Botez won the game.

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Jeffrey Hancock

Blockchain enthusiast developer and writer. I love video games, blockchain and the hot symbiosis of these two worlds.