Norway's Magnus Carlsen is a chess grandmaster. He started playing at the age of 5 -- and became World Champion in 2013, when he was 22. Now, Carlsen is the subject of a new documentary film.
Could you challenge chess world champion Magnus Carlsen to a match? Some of these celebrities, including Nobel Prize-winner Bob Dylan, would have surprisingly strong chances.
Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen is defending his title against Sergej Karjakin in New York. But they're not the only chess players worth watching. Artists like Sting also enjoy the game.
Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen has defeated Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin in tie-breakers at the World Chess Championships in New York. Carlsen remains the undisputed world champion since 2013.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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