Anyone Can Quantum

Anyone Can Quantum

Caltech’s Institute for Quantum Information and Matter ( in association with Trouper Productions ( bring you a chess match for the ages: Paul Rudd vs Stephen Hawking in a game of Quantum Chess, narrated by Keanu Reeves.

The game is real and the stakes are high as the future of humanity hangs in the balance. Can Paul Rudd, an actor, beat Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds of our generation, in a game of chess that will determine the future of humanity? Most likely not. Unless…

Director: Alex Winter
Producers: Devorah DeVries (Trouper Productions) and Spyridon Michalakis (Caltech)
Associate Producer: Damir Omic
Director of Photography: Joe DeSalvo
Graphics: Jonathan Pope
Script: Jose M. Gonzalez
Story: Gorjan Alagic, Chris Cantwell, Jose M. Gonzalez and Spyridon Michalakis
Editor: Chris Catanach (Stitch Studios)

Quantum Chess Developer: Chris Cantwell

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Follow Quantum Chess on Twitter: @RealQChess (
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Ant-Man footage courtesy of Disney and Marvel Studios.

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20 Responses

  1. therealdavefu says:

    amazing lmao

  2. Guy Ulmer says:

    “60% of the time, it works every time”
    – Brian Fantana making sense in Quantum Superposition

  3. Richard Kerckhove says:

    That doesn’t sound like Keanu…

  4. Gam3rJoe says:

    This needs to be at a million views for my faith to be restored in humanity

  5. BallentineLP says:

    I feel like this was sponsored by Intel and Apple….thanks product

  6. 06109633 says:

    I’ve been obsessed with this concept for a while. HOLY SHIT this is bananas
    cool 😛
    and he did it.

  7. Cameron Hunter says:


  8. Nirav says:

    That’s right Redmayne! lol

  9. playzforkeepz says:

    intro sounds a lot like Juno reactor

  10. Jo80Ch says:


  11. Thomas Ryan says:

    Oh good lord this was soo funny!!!

  12. Cut The Crap says:

    Entangled the shit out ouf it.

  13. The PC Security Channel says:

    This is the most epic thing I have ever seen.

  14. Seemly Leo says:

    I still can’t imagine Stephen Hawking saying n00b. Laughed my quantum off.

  15. L-Dog The Great says:

    This Shit Suck just as Bad as Ant-Man!!!

  16. Gareth Williams says:


  17. Niko Dejarme says:

    Yeah Science …Bitch!

  18. Walid Maaz says:

    the time on 06:30 was as the same in my country

  19. David Godfrey says:

    I love Tangled! #letitgo

  20. Jonathan Stinson says:

    Too bad we don’t have more rules about the game, I think I understood most
    of those but I had to rewatch the video 3 times :c
    Otherwise funny ad, let’s see if the game is that good ;)