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Greatest Chess Triumph of Wesley So

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 08.18.2016 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

"I am living a dream," exclaimed Wesley So after winning the 2016 Sinquefield Cup, the strongest chess tournament of his life and one of this year's b...

40 Years of Spectacular Chess

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 03.08.2015 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

In 1975, the organizers of the traditional chess tournament in the Dutch coastal town of Wijk aan Zee inaugurated a prize for the most spectacular game. They expected breathtaking encounters, griping contests, and some glamour and charm.

Pitching a Perfect Chess Game

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 10.21.2011 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

"There is no perfect game in chess," Bobby Fischer said. After all, we are human and we make mistakes. But according to Tibor Karolyi, Anatoly Karpov came close to playing a mistake-free game at the 1974 chess olympiad in Nice, France.