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Magnus Carlsen Breaks Kasparov's Record at the London Chess Classic

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 02.12.2013 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

On Monday, the Norwegian chess superstar Magnus Carlsen, 22, won the London Chess Classic in grand style, breaking Garry Kasparov's 13-year-old rating record by 10 points. "Pretty cool," Magnus described the biggest achievement of his chess career.

When Bobby Fischer Played Chess Like Misha Tal

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 01.30.2012 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

Reckless sacrifices were not his style, but for one day, one game and one moment in 1959 Bobby Fischer threw caution to the wind, went va banque and played like Mikhail Tal.