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Chess Legend Svetozar Gligoric Dies

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 10.15.2012 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

Svetozar Gligoric, the legendary Serbian grandmaster, died in Belgrade on August 14 at the age of 89. He was one of the world's leading chess players of the 20th century, a fearless competitor and a true gentleman. His chess career spanned 70 years.

Chess Legend Turns to Music

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

He was one of the world's leading chess players in the 1950s and 1960s and the Yugoslav player of the 20th century. After nearly seven decades playing chess, the legendary grandmaster Svetozar Gligoric turned to music.

Fooling the Gullible Chess World

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

Identity theft in chess is rather common. Sometimes a full chapter is lifted from a book, other times a player claims credit for a single move that wasn't his. Here is one such story.