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Eric van Reem

#24 WGM Dr. Jana Krivec

Let's talk about chess and psychology

2021-02-27 73 min

In this episode, Eric talks to WGM Dr. Jana Krivec (1980). She is a Slovene chess player, Woman Grandmaster and Slovenian woman champion in 1997, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, and in 2009. She played in 11 Chess Olympiads for her country Slovenia. 

In this episode Eric and Jana talk about her career and her book "Improve your life by playing a game", published by Thinkers Publishing in 2021. 

Jana Krivec graduated from the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Ljubljana in 2004, where she successfully defended her doctoral thesis entitled "Cognitive Information Processing: the Case of Chess" in 2011. In 2004 she worked with the Faculty of Computer and Information Science on a project in which researchers developed a program for automatic annotation of a chess game. She was a researcher at the Department of Intelligent Systems at Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana in the field of artificial intelligence. Her work was presented at several international conferences and published in scientific publications.

Do you want to buy the book "Improve your life by playing a game" by Dr. Jana Krivec?  Go to the publisher "Thinkers Publishing" to get more information and a teaser.

Jana was a guest on the You Tube channel "Being the genuine athlete" in which she talked about her activities. Recommended!

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Host       : Eric van Reem
Guest     : WGM Dr. Jana Krivec (SLO)
Editor     : Dennis van Reem
Artwork  : Fränk Stiefel
Music     : Chess Pieces-Silent Partner

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